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Archbishop calls for Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission in Zimbabwe

Archbishop John Sentamu has called for a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission to deal with past injustices in Zimbabwe.

27 November 2017

Zimbabwe, the Jewel of Africa, will sparkle again, says Bishop of Harare

Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the on-going political situation in Zimbabwe.

16 November 2017

Between a crisis and a kairos: Zimbabwean church leaders call for national dialogue

The Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations say that the country is “between a crisis and a kairos” and call for prayer and dialogue.

15 November 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

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

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

Gender justice: "We need to believe in the miracle of change"

A review of faith-based organisations’ work on gender justice in Southern Africa has resulted in a commitment to overcome barriers that is limiting the churches’ response. The commitment was made at a Gender and Faith Symposium organised by Christian Aid and Sonke Gender Justice.

13 May 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

Thousands join Archbishop Welby for Zimbabwe Celebration

More than six thousand people from across Zimbabwe heard the Archbishop of Canterbury pay tribute to their church’s faith, courage and persistence in the face of difficult times during a Eucharist service in Harare's Glamis Arena last Sunday.

21 April 2016

Archbishop Justin discusses same-sex marriage at talks with President Mugabe

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he discussed the issue of same-sex marriage in talks with Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, during a flying visit to Harare at the weekend. The Archbishop had stressed that the meeting at State House on Sunday was pastoral rather than political. Few details have been made public.

18 April 2016

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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.