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Ghana

Tributes paid after the Bishop of Tamale, Jacob Ayeebo, dies in Bolgatanga, Ghana

Tributes have been paid to the Bishop of Tamale, Jacob Ayeebo, who died this week in the office of his diocese’s development agency.

15 February 2019

Bishop’s consecration held in park to accommodate large congregation

Bishop Felix Annancy was ordained as coadjutor Bishop of Koforidua in a city park because the cathedral wasn't large enough.

10 November 2017

Refuge for trafficked children on track to open next year

A new Anglican-run community shelter to provide a home for trafficked children is on course to open next year in Accra, Ghana.

03 August 2017

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry leads reconciliation pilgrimage to Ghana

A week-long Episcopal Relief & Development pilgrimage to Ghana will focus on reconciliation, visiting cities and sites critical to understanding the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

19 January 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

Call to action for church leaders to help end AIDS

A call to action to end the AIDS epidemic will be unveiled at an interfaith service today (7 June) in the Church Centre of the United Nationsin New York.

07 June 2016

Ghanaian bishop urges prayer for peaceful general elections

The Bishop of Sunyani has called for “incessant prayers” that Ghana will go through “successful and peaceful general elections.” Two general elections will be held in Ghana on 7 November this year: one to elect a president and another to elect 275 members of parliament.

06 January 2016

Unity, Faith and Order body welcomes Primates Meeting

The body responsible for promoting the deepening of communion between the churches of the Anglican Communion and its ecumenical partners has welcomed next month’s Primates Meeting in Canterbury, describing it as“an opportunity for a new, redeemed conversation within the Communion.”

14 December 2015

Communiqué from the 9 December 2015 meeting of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order (IASCUFO)

The Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order met at Elmina, Ghana, from 2 to 9 December 2015.

14 December 2015

Focus on Marks of Mission at Brazil youth congress

Participants, including members of emerging Anglican Lusophone network, develop contemporary youth creed

01 October 2015