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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

Malawians asked to emulate life of Saint Paul

The Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral in Blantyre, part of the Central African Diocese of Southern Malawi has advised Christians to emulate the life of Paul if they want to get an everlasting life and enjoy the fruits of being holy before the Lord. 

30 January 2017

Starving communities in Africa reduced to eating toxic locusts

People have been reduced to eating toxic locusts as a result of the food shortages affecting Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe. 

15 December 2016

Archbishop Albert Chama’s challenge for a “green and clean” province

The bishops of the Anglican Province of Central Africa took a lead from Young Green Anglicans in the region by planting trees when they gathered in Malawi for a recent meeting.

05 December 2016

Millions face starvation as famine hits southern Africa

The people of Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe are facing the risk of death as erratic weather, drought and crop failures have resulted in chronic food shortages.

16 November 2016

Solar suitcases bring light and life to mothers and babies in Mozambique

The overseas development arm of the Anglican Church of Canada is helping to save the lives of new-born babies in Mozambique through the provision of “solar suitcases.”

10 November 2016

Bishop urges churches to invest in young people

The Bishop of Southern Malawi has challenged churches to take seriously the need to invest in young people.

26 September 2016

Mothers' Union "simply the best" says Archbishop Welby

“The world’s greatest women’s group” – that’s how the Archbishop of Canterbury described the MU at its 140th anniversary celebration. 

23 September 2016

Further welcome for movement on climate change

More Church leaders have added their voice to the chorus of welcome for last weekend’s announcement that both China and the US have ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change.

07 September 2016

Archbishops Chama and Ntagali elected to head Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa

The Archbishop of Central Africa, Albert Chama, has been elected as the new chair of the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (Capa). Archbishop Stanley Ntagali from Uganda is the new vice chair.

10 August 2016

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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.