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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

Anglican Consultative Council’s new youth member elected to the Standing Committee

ACC members from Jerusalem and the Middle East, Tanzania, and a regional Youth Member from Africa, are elected to the Standing Committee.

04 May 2019

Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee meet ahead of ACC-17 in Hong Kong

Two potential new Anglican Communion provinces in north Africa and Ceylon discussed when Standing Committee met ahead of ACC-17.

29 April 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

Archbishop of Cape Town honoured for work combating poverty and promoting education

The British international affairs organisation FIRST has given its 2019 Advocacy Award to the Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba.

14 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

Female Anglican voices to be heard at United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is taking a delegation to the 63rd meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

27 February 2019

Bishop of Zululand, Monument Makhanya, steps down after sexual misconduct allegation

A bishop in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has stepped down after a former Deacon lodged a complaint of sexual misconduct.

16 January 2019

New Bishop of St Helena is the first to be consecrated on the remote South Atlantic island

Bishop Dale Bowers, the new Bishop of St Helena, has become the first to be consecrated on the remote island in the South Atlantic.

06 December 2018

Anglicans around the world responded to the annual ecumenical Season of Creation

The annual Season of Creation, which ran from 1 September to 4 October was celebrated by Anglicans around the world in many different ways.

17 October 2018