The head of the World Council of Churches has called on Kenya's two main political parties to "turn urgently from partisan postures and negotiate in good faith to reach a non-violent, political solution" to their electoral dispute.
Pakistan's elections, originally scheduled for 8 January, will now take place on 18 February, the authorities have announced amid widespread scepticism. Campaigners for Christian and other minorities fear for the future.
The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has voiced disappointment in the conduct of Kenya’s electoral commission following President Mwai Kibaki's disputed election victory - and has called for restraint.
Christian, Muslim and Hindu groups in Kenya are to launch a campaign to urge political leaders to sign a peace charter and pledge to avoid violence ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for December 2007.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown look set to boycott a summit of European and African leaders to be attended by the Zimbabwean President. It follows a call at the weekend by Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, to take a tougher line on Zimbabwe.
Christian students who held a public meeting in Harare to discuss the "Prospects of a Free and Fair Election in Zimbabwe" have resolved that such prospects do not exist in their country, which they say has repressive laws.
The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference has said it does not know why Pius Ncube, who is facing adultery charges in his country's courts an arch-critic of President Robert Mugabe, has resigned as archbishop of the Bulawayo diocese.
The international development agency Christian Aid says the presidential and legislative elections which will be held on 11 August 2007 are a crucial test of whether Sierra Leone has truly turned away from conflict.
Following our report on the activities and ethos of the Scottish Christian Party and its analogue in Wales (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/5185), we have received several communications from concerned voters.
As Labour and the Scottish Nationalists battle for control of Holyrood on 3 May, an extreme political party claiming to speak on behalf of Christians is comparing equalities legislation with Nazi anti-Semitism.