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Pioneer missionary bishop Shannon Mallory dies after Leukaemia illness

A missionary who became the first bishop of the Dioceses of Botswana in Central Africa, and El Camino Real in the US, has died.

09 April 2018

Botswana's first locally trained ordinands become priests

The first locally trained priests in the Diocese of Botswana have been ordained in what was the largest ordination service held in the 42-year history of the diocese, in the Anglican Province of Central Africa.

16 December 2015

Botswanan Minister challenges churches to work with government

The Botswanan Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Mr Thapelo Olopeng has challenged churches to approach the government and show interest in the implementation of some of its programmes.

29 July 2015

Anglican Diocese of Botswana celebrates first home-grown deacons

A historic day for the diocese as the first locally trained students are ordained deacons.

19 December 2014

“Self-sustainability and Unity, a priority for our Church,” Central Africa Primate

The Most Revd Albert Chama has told ACNS that the Provincial Churches need to co-operate and share best practice to have the most impact.

27 August 2014

"Not accepting death impedes palliative care in Botswana" - hospice manager.

A hospice manager has revealed that a culture of not accepting death as an natural process is preventing people in Botswana getting palliative care.

21 August 2014

Newcastle: A Pula celebration and farewell to the Bishop of Botswana

thanksgiving service took place to mark the renewal of the Companion Link Agreement between the Dioceses of Botswana and Newcastle.

17 June 2014

"A Church solely dependent on priests won't survive" - Botswana bishop

Botswana's Bishop wants to "liberate the laity" to be more involved in the life of the Church.

11 March 2014

Botswana Anglican hospice to open inpatient wing

Anglicans run the only hospice in Botswana's capital and now have plans to open an inpatient wing.

18 November 2013

Botswana welcomes first home-grown bishop

"Visible unity imperative, but not primary...that is the integrity of the gospel and truth, honesty in theology," Bp Beleme.

15 July 2013