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Global day of prayer to end famine

As more people face famine today than any time in modern history, the World Council of Churches (WCC) together with the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) invite a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on 21 May 2017, in response to the hunger crisis.

05 May 2017

PWRDF pledges emergency relief funding for South Sudan and Kenya

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is committing a total of 50,000 US Dollars  for famine and drought relief in South Sudan and Kenya – $25,000 for each country.

27 February 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

Renewed call for support as South Sudan faces famine

The Episcopal Church of South Sudan & Sudan (ECSSS) continues its inspirational humanitarian work to assist communities affected by the conflict in South Sudan and now asks the Anglican Communion to support their Phase II appeal. 

05 August 2014

 

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Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

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.