Kenya

  • January 23, 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.

  • January 22, 2007

    Speaking at the grassroots World Social Forum, gathered in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu of South Africa has urged women to launch a nonviolent social revolution to rectify all the the world problems created by men.

  • January 12, 2007

    Recent US air strikes against militants in Somalia will do little to bring peace and security to the region, says leading UK-based international development agency Christian Aid.

  • January 6, 2007

    Kenyan Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi has urged his government to reconsider a decision earlier this week to close its borders to refugees from neighbouring strife-torn Somalia - writes Fredrick Nzwili for Ecumenical News International.

  • January 4, 2007

    After the intervention of the Ethiopian troops, the situation in Somalia continues to be very tense, with the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) refusing a government offer for amnesty, say church agencies working in the region.

  • December 22, 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 local tourists celebrate Christmas and the New Year - writes Fredrick Nzwili for Ecumenical News International.

  • December 20, 2006

    Catholic bishops in Kenya yesterday (19 Decemer 2006)issued a pastoral letter urging clergy to stay away from involvement in partisan politics - writes Francis Njuguna.