Category - nairobi

  • 12 Dec 2011

    Africa's churches are being challenged to lead the struggle to increase rights for disabled people, following a conference held in Kenya.

  • 1 Dec 2011

    Dealing with HIV is hard enough, but the rise in food prices in the Horn of Africa has produced a new problem: treating HIV on an empty stomach.

  • 4 May 2011

    The killing of Osama bin Laden has united survivors of the 1998 terrorist attack on the US embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, in a compassionate response.

  • 27 Jan 2007

    African church leaders at the World Social Forum in Nairobi urged governments to use the surrender of the leader of the Union of Islamic Courts of Somalia, Sheikh Sharif Ahmed, as the basis for a peace initiative for the war torn country - writes Fredrick Nzwili for Ecumenical News Interational.

  • 26 Jan 2007

    Mozambique is "owed an ecological debt by those who constructed and have made profits from the dams of the Zambezi River, that is to say, the Portuguese government and the South African company Eskom," Malawian economist Francis Ng'ambi told participants at a World Council of Churches (WCC) workshop on ecological debt at World Social Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, which ended yesterday.

  • 25 Jan 2007

    The international community's responsibility to protect endangered populations when their governments fail to do so, and church support for protective measures, has been the subject of lively debate at a World Council of Churches (WCC) workshop at the 20-25 January World Social Forum in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 23 Jan 2007

    At the World Social Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, speakers involved in a workshop organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) said that wealth, poverty and ecology are strongly linked to each other and to society's commitment to the common good.

  • 17 Jan 2007

    Ethiopian soldiers occupying Somalia have been accused of raping Somali woman, according to reports circulating among church and development NGOs in the region. Observers are waiting for details to be confirmed.