zimbabwe

  • January 5, 2009

    Anglican bishops and other church leaders in Southern African have been maintaining pressure on dictator Robert Mugabe over the past week, calling for action against the Zimbabwean president.

  • December 24, 2008

    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has accused South Africa of losing the moral high ground of its anti-apartheid years by failing to stand up to Zimbabwe's dictatorial president Robert Mugabe.

  • December 12, 2008

    As the cholera outbreak and the worsening situation in Zimbabwe keeps the country in the news headlines, Tim Nafziger joins an interview with Arthur Mutambara, the leader of the smaller faction of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

  • December 12, 2008

    Africa's largest Christian grouping, the All Africa Conference of Churches, has pledged to "pray for an end to illegitimate rule in Zimbabwe", after a heated debate at its conference in neighbouring Mozambique.

  • December 9, 2008

    Bishop Levee Kadenge says the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has crippled the nation. The bishop says his country is ‘under siege and full of distress’. Bishop Kadenge is the national convenor of the Zimbabwe Christian Alliance, which is supported by Christian Aid.

  • December 4, 2008

    Christian Aid partner organisations in Zimbabwe are responding to the cholera outbreak which is now affecting the entire country. 12,000 cases have been reported.

  • December 1, 2008

    Thousands of people with HIV and AIDS are being forced further into misery in Zimbabwe, as drastic food shortages and spiralling prices make it difficult to follow antiretroviral treatment regimes

  • November 15, 2008

    Six global church organizations have called for effective protection of the right to life, dignity and democracy of the people of Zimbabwe criticizing the stance of the Southern African Development Community on the political deadlock.

  • November 13, 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has praised the Anglican bishop of Harare, the Rt Rev Sebastian Bakare, for tackling injustices in his country and also for speaking against corruption within his own church.

  • November 12, 2008

    Church leaders in Zimbabwe are starting a process of self-examination and change which will enable them to take up a significant role in the reconstruction of their country alongside other civil society organisations.