Anglican Church of Kenya

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July 19, 2007

Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya have welcomed a ban on smoking in public places in the capital of Nairobi and two other cities.

City authorities introduced the ban in an attempt to curb tobacco-related deaths in the East African country.

"I agree with it. I am happy it has...

July 17, 2007

Church leaders in Kenya are supporting the refusal of their government to enter into negotiations with a religious group called Mungiki, because they say such talks would legitimize what the religious leaders have called "a gang of thugs."

The church leaders have accused some members...

July 2, 2007

The Anglican Church of Kenya's Provincial Synod unanimously approved the consecration of the Rev. Bill Murdoch as Suffragan Bishop of All Saints Cathedral Diocese "to assist with providing ... oversight and Episcopal care ... for the congregations and clergy in the USA under Kenyan jurisdiction...

June 28, 2007

Get-rich-quick saving schemes are mushrooming in Kenya, and church leaders have joined the government in warning people against putting their earnings into these accounts because their promise of high returns is unrealistic.

"Kenyans be warned, the schemes are fraudulent and dishonest,"...

June 18, 2007

Kenya's health minister, Charity Ngilu, has called on faith groups in Africa to take a leading role in responding to the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the continent.

 

"It is my conviction that to harness the faith communities in the response to HIV and AIDS will always be an advantage,"...

June 13, 2007

Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi of the Anglican Church of Kenya has announced he will consecrate former U.S. Episcopalian Bill Atwood as suffragan bishop of All Saints Cathedral Diocese, Nairobi.

Nzimbi said the consecration, set for August 30, will "support the international interests of...

May 30, 2007

Church leaders in Kenya have condemned violent acts by a traditional religious group known as Mungiki (Multitude), blamed for a series of bizarre killings in the east African country. They have urged the government to take decisive action to root out what they say is a dangerous cult.

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May 6, 2007

Kenyan Christian, Muslim and Hindu leaders are backing a demand by civil society groups that those standing in parliamentary elections scheduled for this year should sign a charter committing themselves to salary reductions, accountability and transparency.

 

"It's a good thing...

April 10, 2007

Kenya Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi laments there is still not peace at Marsabit in teh country's northeast one year after his personal assistant, Bishop William Waqo, a peace emissary, died along with 13 prominent leaders in a plane crash.

Nzimbi urged residents of the area,...

March 18, 2007

My finger throbbed in excruciating pain, and a plastic bag functioned as a tourniquet. The northern Kenya medical treatment for a scorpion bite consisted of gasoline and some type of traditional ointment that my students had just applied to the infected area.

Just minutes earlier, I was...

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