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January 16, 2008

An Anglican bishop who chairs the National Council of Churches in Kenya says discussion in the East African country's parliament offers a chance to end the political crisis following the bloody unrest after elections at the end of 2007...

January 10, 2008

Church leaders in Kenya say they fear that tensions could arise in schools in areas affected by post-election violence, while the United Nations Children's Fund said it was concerned about what the unrest was doing to young people. "...

January 7, 2008

Kenyan churches have joined in an effort to provide humanitarian assistance for hundreds of thousands of people displaced after violent unrest erupted in parts of the East African country following a disputed election held on December 27...

January 3, 2008

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu has arrived in Kenya to assist in a church-backed bid aimed at stemming the violent reaction to the country's presidential election results and reaching a...

December 18, 2007

Kenyan church leaders are urging presidential candidates to accept the results of the December 27 national elections, as both front runners for the country's leadership see themselves winning without having to participate in a run-off...

December 13, 2007

Religious leaders in Uganda are backing government efforts in fighting Ebola by discouraging followers from shaking hands or embracing during greeting, with some Christians expressing fears the lethal disease may affect Christmas...

December 9, 2007

At a time of spirited and sometimes tense electioneering, Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has appealed to church groups to stress tolerance and reconciliation, and for the need to rise above ethnic differences, while also paying tribute to...

December 4, 2007

Increasing road carnage in Kenya linked to lax traffic regulation and corruption is distressing church leaders and sparking public outrage, which has resulted in demands for vigilance and sobriety to curb the deaths.   "...

November 13, 2007

Church leaders in Kenya have cautioned faith groups against forging alliances with candidates in forthcoming presidential elections after an opposition contender for the country's top post said he had signed an agreement with Muslim...

November 9, 2007

Leaders meeting in Kenya belonging to all main Christian traditions, and from countries ranging from Armenia to Zimbabwe, have pledged to convene international, local and regional meetings to deepen reconciliation and understanding. "...

November 1, 2007

Kenyan Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi has performed a special cleansing ceremony at one of Kenya's oldest Anglican churches, built by freed slaves, which had been caught in a dispute about its leadership. "The church is new and...

October 30, 2007

Kenya's Roman Catholic cardinal-designate, and its Anglican archbishop are both calling for calm, tolerance and respectful electioneering for polls that the Electoral Commission of Kenya announced will be held on December 27. "We...

September 20, 2007

Christian, Muslim and Hindu groups in Kenya are to launch a campaign to urge political leaders to sign a peace charter and pledge to avoid violence ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for December. "While...

September 14, 2007

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has awarded St. Paul's Theological College a university charter at its Limuru campus near Nairobi during a ceremony in which the Rev. Samuel Kobia, the World Council of Churches general secretary, was...

August 21, 2007

Christians in Uganda have cancelled a planned protest march against homosexuality at the last minute because of fears that it would turn violent. Organizers say the march through the capital Kampala, scheduled for August 21, was to have...

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