Nairobi, February 14 (ENInews)--Religious leaders in Uganda have welcomed pledges from presidential candidates for a violence-free election, due to take place 18 February. The candidates made the commitment at national prayer rally held at the Kololo independence grounds in Kampala on 13 February.
Juba, Southern Sudan, February 9 (ENInews)--Church leaders in Southern Sudan have called for urgent strategies to end threats caused by northern Uganda's rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The leaders said attacks are escalating, threatening a fragile peace in a region that will celebrate independence on 9 July.
Juba, Southern Sudan, February 3 (ENInews)–Some churches, parishes and church schools in northern Sudan are closing due to a large movement of people to the south after the independence referendum, according to some church leaders.
Juba, Southern Sudan, January 24 (ENInews) – The head of the Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) has backed a statement by the president of southern Sudan that southerners should forgive northerners for the deaths and atrocities of the 21-year civil war.
Nairobi, November 29 (ENInews)--Food rights experts are cautioning Africa to be wary of what may amount to land grabbing by foreign companies who want to produce bio-fuel crops and food for their home markets.
Nairobi, November 2 (ENI)--Bethuel Kiplagat, the head of Kenya's Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission and a former national church figure, has resigned after mounting pressure on him to step down following allegations of corruption against him.
Nairobi, October 25 (ENI)--A former general secretary of the World Council of Churches has warned that tension in Sudan ahead of a plebiscite on independence for the south of Africa's biggest country could spark mass killings similar to the Rwanda genocide in 1994.