Africa

  • 14 Sep 2011

    China Zhongxing Construction is building Maurice Cardinal Otunga Plaza, one of many church contracts Chinese companies have won recently.

  • 12 Aug 2011

    Bishop Christopher Senjonyo from Uganda, a courageous advocate of the rights and dignity of LGBT people in Africa, is speaking at three events in the 2011 Edinburgh Festival of Spirituality and Peace this weekend.

  • 12 Aug 2011

    This evening (12 August) at 17:45 there is a showing of the powerful film 'Getting Out', followed by Q&A with Bishop Christopher Senjonyo from Uganda, a courageous supporter of the rights and dignity of LGBT people, at the Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh.

  • 18 Jul 2011

    Donations from the UK public to the emergency appeal for people suffering from severe food shortages in East Africa have now exceeded £15 million.

  • 18 Jul 2011

    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 free of charge (other than any dispersal costs) to interested libraries, institutions or individuals. Historic copies of several missions and African studies journals are also available.

  • 14 Jul 2011

    Civic bodies and churches in Scotland have been challenged by a priest living with HIV to face up to the stigma and prejudice surrounding AIDS.

  • 13 Jul 2011

    Christian Aid has called on the Kenyan government to open a refugee camp that is currently standing empty to cope with the 1,400 new daily arrivals.

  • 7 Jul 2011

    Millions of people across East Africa are looking down the barrel of the worst famine for 60 years. Thousands of families have picked up their possessions to walk towards what they hope is better pasture land, towards countries that might hold the promise of food.

  • 7 Jul 2011

    Humanitarian appeals are being made to help people in the east and Horn of Africa after two failed rainy seasons have left millions on the brink of starvation.

  • 20 May 2011

    Anglican clergy in East Africa have expressed hope for an improved relationship between church and state in China, during a government visit.