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Two ecumenical councils in South Sudan and Sudan have now been established, following South Sudan’s independence from Sudan in 2011.
A young woman from Botswana has called on churches to affirm the dignity of women amid the realities of HIV and AIDS and sexual violence.
African churches have celebrated fifty years of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) at its 10th Assembly meeting in Kampala, Uganda.
Churches need to engage in a “development dialogue” to support alternative economic agendas to help eradicate poverty, a consultation has said.
Can Africa attain economic liberation, social welfare, as well as ecological protection in partnership with the European Union, the United States and China?
A staff member of the Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiative in Africa has been elected General Secretary of the Council of Christian Churches in Angola.
Collections of books on anthropology, new religious movements, the history of Christian mission, various regions in Africa and Asia, and related subjects are being offered to interested libraries, institutions or individuals.
Stung by criticism that it was among the aid agencies portraying Africa in too negative a way, Oxfam has launched a more positive campaign against hunger.
Pope Benedict's traditional Urbi et Orbi Christmas address from St Peter's Rome wished peace and justice for Syria and other troubled parts of the globe.
Churches in Africa have a great capacity to inspire their members to be agents of change and transformation, says Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri.