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"Heartbroken" bishops back South Sudan peace move

[ACNS by Adrian Butcher]  Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.

 

23 June 2017

Anglican Church playing key role in tackling malaria in southern Africa

The Bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries.

25 May 2017

Water access in Zimbabwe key theme at roundtable discussion

A roundtable discussion on Zimbabwe has taken place at Lambeth Palace, drawing together, amongst others, the Bishop of Matabeleland, a representative of the British Foreign Office and a water supply expert who has worked extensively in a number of African countries.

24 May 2017

WCC delegation in two day ecumenical visit to Zimbabwe

The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Revd. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has arrived in Harare, Zimbabwe leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America. The two-day trip is an ecumenical solidarity visit to manifest Christian churches’ support for the people of Zimbabwe.

19 May 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

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

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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.