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Vital role for African church leaders in wiping out malaria

Anglican Churches of Africa are a “unique, trusted network” with a vital role to play in the elimination of malaria across the continent.

24 May 2019

More than 1,000 people feared dead in Southern Hemisphere’s “worst” cyclone disaster

More than 2.5 million people in southern Africa have been affected by Cyclone Idai, which has created a new “inland ocean” in Mozambique.

20 March 2019

World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash

WCC environment expert Norman Tendis is amongst 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday.

12 March 2019

New Anglican Communion bishops receive induction in Canterbury, Lambeth and the ACO

Archbishop Justin Welby will today welcome 29 new Anglican bishops from around the world to his official residence Lambeth Palace.

07 February 2019

Zambian Churches unite in call for an end to the “persecution of Zimbabwean citizens”

The Council of Churches in Zambia has joined other NGOs and Christian groups to express their “deep concern” about the crisis in Zimbabwe.

22 January 2019

Zimbabwean Anglicans launch football team for new diocesan university

Anglican Saints, a new football club from the Diocese of Harare, will start the 2019 football season in Mashonaland East Division Two.

16 January 2019

Malawi’s President uses hospital anniversary celebrations to commend Anglican social ministry

President Peter Mutharika has praised the Anglican Church in the country, commending it “for the social services you provide to Malawians”.

10 December 2018

Former Dean of Harare Cathedral recalled from Canada to become bishop

Dr Farai Mutamiri, the former Dean of the Anglican Cathedral in Harare, is to return to Zimbabwe from Canada after being elected bishop.

07 December 2018

Zambia’s churches to work together to lead National Dialogue process

The Churches of Zambia will lead the country’s “National Dialogue” after reaching agreement with the Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue.

29 November 2018

Role of youth in family life highlighted at International Anglican Family Network Central Africa consultation

Young adults from Lusaka helped a consultation on families in Central Africa to “revisit our thinking about the place of young people”.

19 October 2018