Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

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December 11, 2008

Africa's largest Christian grouping, the All Africa Conference of Churches, has pledged to "pray for an end to illegitimate rule in Zimbabwe" after debating and toning down a statement about the country on the doorstep of Mozambique, where they have been meeting.

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe...

December 10, 2008

The president of the Zimbabwe Council of Churches, Bishop Naison Shava, has told the once-every-five-years general assembly of the All Africa Conference of Churches that removing Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe by force would cause more bloodshed for ordinary citizens in his southern African...

December 9, 2008

Delegates at a once every-five-years-meeting of the All Africa Conference of Churches have said the church has failed the people of Zimbabwe and some participants have condemned Robert Mugabe for inflicting atrocities on his people and for failing to relinquish power.

The general...

December 5, 2008

The Zimbabwean government has declared a cholera outbreak -- which has claimed at least 500 lives so far across the country -- as a national emergency, as churches continue to plead for action and humanitarian assistance to deal with the epidemic.

"The emergency appeal will help reduce...

November 10, 2008

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has described Bishop Sebastian Bakare of Harare, Zimbabwe as a "deeply respected and courageous leader who has spoken out not only against injustices in his community but also against corruption within his own Anglican church."

 

The head of...

November 7, 2008

Church leaders in Zimbabwe say they need to repent for failing to help the oppressed people of their country and they now want to work together to promote the reconstruction of their nation.

"The church must genuinely repent to God and confess to the suffering people of Zimbabwe for not...

October 31, 2008

Christian students in Zimbabwe have accused the United Nations of taking a soft stance towards their country's human rights record while insisting that only the world body can resolve the southern African nation's political and economic crises.

 

"The crisis in Zimbabwe is...

October 30, 2008

Bishop Sebastian Bakare of the Diocese of Harare, Anglican Church in Zimbabwe, has been awarded Sweden's 2008 Per Anger prize for his "committed work for human rights in a politically unstable Zimbabwe."

 

The Living History Forum -- known locally as Forum för Levande Historia --...

September 15, 2008

The Archbishop of York has given a cautious welcome to the news of the power-sharing deal formally announced September 15 in Zimbabwe between the Zimbabwe African National Union -- Patriotic Front (ZANU PF), the ruling party of Robert Mugabe, and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (...

September 15, 2008

Christian leaders and organizations worldwide have welcomed the announcement of an agreement to form a unity government in Zimbabwe, while also saying that many challenges lie ahead for the southern African nation.

 

"We have an opportunity," the Rev. Ishmael Noko, a Zimbabwean...

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