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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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Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.

Christmas messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Christmas Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.