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"Trusting in God who turns zeros into heroes!"

The resident Canon of Holy Cross Anglican Cathedral in Lusaka, Revd Canon Emmanuel Yona Chikoya, has been appointed as the new General Secretary of the Council of Churches in Zambia. The Council is the oldest ecumenical body in the country, dating back to the colonial period.

30 June 2017

Young Anglicans in Malawi raise funds for disabled people

Members of an Anglican youth group in Blantyre, in Malawi, have donated medical equipment, including a wheelchair, to two boys in need.

29 June 2017

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry plants trees of hope with Zimbabwean bishops

Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, was the guest preacher at the annual commemoration for the 19th Century African Christian missionary and martyr, Bernard Mizeki.

26 June 2017

"Heartbroken" bishops back South Sudan peace move

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

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.

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.