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Bishop of Tanga elected as new primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania

Bishop Maimbo Mndolwa of the Diocese of Tanga has been elected as the next Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania.

16 February 2018

Archbishop Welby’s comment leads to development of African solar project

A comment made by the Archbishop of Canterbury during a visit to Jerusalem has resulted in a pioneering green energy project in Africa.

01 November 2017

Anglican Communion appoints director for theological education

The director for theological education in the Anglican Communion, Dr Stephen Spencer, will build links between colleges and students.

31 October 2017

Access to clean water improves health in Tanzania

As the drowsy heat of afternoon descends, traffic on the footpath leading out of the village slows to a trickle. But small groups of women and children still regularly walk up to fill their large plastic buckets from the stainless-steel pump at the top of a rise of land overlooking a rice paddy.

09 June 2017

Tributes paid following death of Bishop John Ball, former Crosslinks general secretary

The former general secretary of the Anglican mission agency Crosslinks, Bishop John Ball, has died at the age of 81 after a period of illness, his family have announced.

06 September 2016

Zanzibar's Christ Church Cathedral opens slave-trade heritage centre

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral stands in Stone Town as a symbol of remembrance to the men, women and children taken from East Africa and sold into slavery.

24 June 2016

African Anglicans look to reduce El Nino's hunger footprint

Anglican churches are prioritising advocacy and practical responses to El Niño’s increasingly devastating impact on food security in the southern and central parts of Africa, says the Anglican Alliance’s facilitator in the region. 

29 April 2016

Galatians 6:2 conference explores "bearing one another's burdens"

Twenty-three people representing six provinces – Burundi, West Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa, Tanzania and the (American) Episcopal Church – have come together for the Galatians 6:2 Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to create “the space where trust is developed” and build companionship despite differences in the Communion.

01 April 2016

100 Tanzanians trained to proclaim the gospel

More than 100 Tanzanian Christians were given training in sharing the gospel, and many more Tanzanians responded positively to their efforts during a recent four-day seminar.

02 December 2015

Anglican Church of Tanzania prepares for severe food shortages

The General Secretary of Anglican Church of Tanzania is concerned that parts of Tanzania have a food crisis looming and is eager that the Church should prepare for upcoming food shortages now.

08 October 2015

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Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.

Lent Resources from around the Anglican Communion

A collection of resources for Lent from the provinces, networks and agencies of the Anglican Communion and partner organisations.