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PWRDF pledges emergency relief funding for South Sudan and Kenya

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is committing a total of 50,000 US Dollars  for famine and drought relief in South Sudan and Kenya – $25,000 for each country.

27 February 2017

Anglican Church in Burundi takes action to help families threatened by famine

The Anglican Church of Burundi, in conjunction with Christian Aid and its partners, has initiated an emergency programmeto support some of the many vulnerable people facing severe famine across the country.

27 February 2017

South African Anglican bishops warn of "false sense of calm" on university campuses

As the new university academic year begins, Anglican bishops have warned that a “militarised presence” on some university campuses creates “a false sense of calm...  which conceals the potential for renewed violent confrontation.”

27 February 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town calls on South African government to scrap plans for nuclear energy

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, has appealed to the South African government to end moves to develop nuclear energy and instead to spend the money on education, training and other development initiatives.

22 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury in Kenya on last leg of African whistlestop tour

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent the day in Kenya as he concludes his visit to a number of  countries in the region. He met the Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, who was elected last year as  well as provincial staff.

22 February 2017

Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at UN Commission

Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

22 February 2017

Anglican Alliance hosts conference call to South Sudan amid famine warning

The Anglican Alliance has hosted a conference call with SUDRA, the relief and development arm of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

21 February 2017

Ghana reconciliation pilgrimage a "homecoming" says Presiding Bishop

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the US-based Episcopal Church has led a reconciliation pilgrimage for bishops and Episcopal Relief & Development supporters to Ghana.

20 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury prays with new Primate of Burundi at start of African tour

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been visiting Burundi and Rwanda over the weekend as part of a week-long visit to Africa.

20 February 2017

USPG devotes its Lent appeal to the many challenges facing Malawi

The Anglican Church in Malawi is taking a multi-faceted approach to mission - and USPG's Lent appeal is for Malawi. 

17 February 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.