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June 11, 2009

Kenyan church leaders are urging their government to move swiftly to save the lives of citizens of the east African country who are on death row in China. "They [Kenya government] have to be quick," Anglican Bishop Joseph Wasonga told...

May 7, 2009

Church leaders in Kenya say they reject a draft law due to be debated in parliament that would authorise polygamous marriages, outlaw compulsory dowries and recognise cohabitation. "The law will confuse citizens. It will cause chaos in...

April 14, 2009

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has rejected a church leader's call for fresh elections in the East African country and has said religious leaders should instead seek to promote harmony and reconciliation. "We are in government with Prime...

April 7, 2009

Africa could find a dependable partner in China, if Europe does not change the way it relates to the continent, a Kenyan Anglican and World Council of Churches leader has said. "I think Africa will slip away," Agnes Abuom, a member of...

April 2, 2009

Ugandan Anglican Bishop Nelson Onono-Onweng has said he is confident that civil war will not return to the northern part of his country, despite warnings by a rebel leader that the discovery of huge oil reserves in the region might re-...

March 25, 2009

Leaders of the All Africa Conference of Churches have demanded the Sudanese government "allow uninterrupted humanitarian assistance" in the country following the expulsion of 13 international aid agencies from Sudan's troubled western...

March 19, 2009

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has dismissed calls by the National Council of Churches of Kenya for fresh elections, charging that the churches were spreading populist politics that could ruin the country. "That is the height of...

March 18, 2009

The National Council of Churches of Kenya is calling for fresh elections in the east African country due to what it charges is a crisis of leadership and bad governance under President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga. "The...

March 15, 2009

Kenyan church leaders are urging the government to halt a military operation in the north of the country to recover firearms and 6,000 animals stolen by cattle rustlers. "We are saying the operation must stop," Anglican Bishop Charles...

March 12, 2009

Christian and Muslim leaders in Tanzania have condemned an attack on retired president Ali Hassan Mwinyi after he called for peaceful Christian-Muslim co-existence, and also for more use of condoms to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS...

March 4, 2009

Christian leaders have urged calm in Sudan after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for President Omar al-Bashir on war crime charges over the conflict in the Darfur region of Africa's biggest country. "I...

January 26, 2009

Ethics should be a key resource in mitigating the current global chaos evident on a number of fronts, a Swiss ethicist has told a gathering on proper conduct being held in Kenya.   "The world needs ethics more than ever, with...

January 19, 2009

On the day Barack Obama was being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America, African and Americans resident in Kenya marked the event through public celebrations and prayer.   "This defining moment in world...

January 14, 2009

Church leaders in Uganda are condemning the killing of children for sacrifice, while demanding government action on the rituals, which many people say are increasing. "Many are the crying mothers who have lost their children to child...

December 17, 2008

Church leaders in Kenya have urged the government to step back from a proposed law that critics say will muzzle the media, after the country's parliament passed the measure that is seen as a threat to press freedom.   "Let us...

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