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Gambia bishop gives thanks for peace after election tension

Bishop James Odico of The Gambia has expressed thanksgiving for a peaceful outcome after the tensions surrounding a Presidential election in December.  The poll marked the first change of presidency in The Gambia since a military coup in 1994.

06 March 2017

Church swaps help Gambia train local evangelists

A shortage of trained evangelists, lay readers and deacons in the West African diocese of the Gambia is being tackled by priests seconded from Ghana and Zimbabwe.

11 November 2016

West African Anglicans plan five-year post-Ebola mission strategy

It is 10 months since the World Health Organisation declared that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa was at an end; but the aftermath will take many years to resolve.

14 October 2016

Gambia's Christians unite for Day of Prayer

Christians from different denominations in the country have converged [last Saturday] for a national day of prayers organised by the Gambia Christian Council (GCC) at the Independence Stadium handball court in Bakau.

10 March 2016

Anglican Communion invited to West Africa Primate's funeral live online

Anyone with access to the Internet will be able to watch the funeral and requiem mass which is being streamed live on Friday 21 February from The Gambia.

10 February 2014



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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.