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March 23, 2007

Church leaders in East Africa have reacted sharply to fresh fighting in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu between insurgents and Ethiopian-backed government forces, and have urged the African Union to intervene."AU peacekeepers must be...

March 20, 2007

Churches in Kenya have added their voices to the fight against child sex tourism, as campaigners seek to collect one million signatures from those against the practice, which is said to be growing rapidly in the east African country. "We...

January 28, 2007

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, has warned African churches against paying too much attention to the issue of homosexuality while ignoring real problems facing the continent. "I am...

January 23, 2007

African church leaders at the World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi have urged governments to use the surrender of the leader of the Union of Islamic Courts of Somalia (UIC), Sheikh Sharif Ahmed, as the basis for a peace initiative for the...

January 18, 2007

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, has warned it is not possible to win the war on terror as long as conditions that drive people to desperation continue to persist. "There is no way...

January 15, 2007

Church leaders in the Horn of Africa region have warned that further air strikes by the United States in Somalia against the ousted Union of Islamic Courts, which had earlier seized power, could complicate an already precarious situation...

January 3, 2007

Kenyan Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi has urged his government to reconsider a decision to close its borders to refugees from neighboring strife-torn Somalia. "At times of emergency, it is important to be humanitarian," Nzimbi told...

December 20, 2006

Church leaders in Kenya have called for action following a report showing that sex tourism and sexual exploitation of children have reached an alarming proportion on the coast of the East African country where thousands of foreigners and...

December 3, 2006

Church leaders in Kenya demanded an end to massive indiscriminate distribution of condoms during global celebration to mark the World AIDS Day. "What we are opposing is indiscriminate distribution in public places," said Kenya's...

December 2, 2006

Church leaders in Kenya demanded an end to massive indiscriminate distribution of condoms during global celebration to mark the World AIDS Day. "What we are opposing is indiscriminate distribution in public places," said Kenya's...

November 30, 2006

Nairobi, 29 November (ENI)--Kenyan Protestant church leaders have pledge to mobilise their followers for the 2007 World Social Forum to be held in Nairobi from 20-25 January, saying their presence there will be of critical importance. "We...

October 4, 2006

Kenyan Bishop Gideon Ireri, who co-ordinates the justice and peace department for the Anglican Church of Kenya, says the European Union should change its position on free-trade negotiations with developing countries, a demand made by civil...

March 24, 2006

Canon Gideon Byamugisha, the Ugandan Anglican priest who became the first known African church leader to declare he was HIV-positive, says the world could be free of AIDS by 2025 if it confronts hurdles like stigma and inaction in dealing...

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