The leadership of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) has called on Christian leaders in Zimbabwe to disown “heretical” faith-based entities following the death of a 14-year-old girl while giving birth at a shrine.
The need for widows in Africa to be protected against retrogressive and dehumanizing cultural practices that rip them off their dignity has been underscored at a virtual seminar organized by All African Conference of Churches (AACC) to mark the International Widows' Day.
On the annual event of the International Day of the African Child (DAC), young people across the continent have been challenged to take up leadership roles and reclaim their position in global socio-political and economic space.
Members of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) have, at the end of their round-table deliberations on climate change in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, exuded confidence that the planed 26th Climate Change Conference of Partners (COP26) will yield friendly policies for the continent.
The former Secretary General of the United Church of Zambia, a union of Churches in the Southern African nation has narrated her experience at the helm of Church leadership in the country, recalling that she always faced opposition on the basis of her gender.
The outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent socio-economic plunge has undone the gains that were made to empower women, Church leaders at the Monday, March 8 All African Council of Churches (AACC) event have observed.
The leadership of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) has, in a report shared with ACI Africa, welcomed the election of the new President of the African Union (AU) and urged him to prioritize peace by working toward ending violent conflicts on the continent.
The All African Council of Churches (AACC) has joined other faith-based entities in welcoming the coming into force of the Treaty on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) that bans nuclear weapons.
The All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) has released a report detailing a meeting by the Church leaders with South Sudan President Salva Kiir during which the President promised to maintain peace in the nine-year-old nation.
The All African Council of Churches (AACC) and other faith-based actors have recommended the formulation of legislations that support safety of women and children as their way forward in reinforcing gender justice and child safeguarding.
Church members in Africa have been asked to lead by example in bringing about gender equality as cases of gender inequality and related cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) continue to soar during COVID-19 lockdown.
The All African Council of Churches (AACC) and other Faith-based actors in Africa are commencing 16 days of activism across the continent to create awareness about Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV), which has reportedly skyrocketed during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa have termed the shooting of children at a school in Cameroon, which left scores dead and many others injured as “a heinous and despicable act” and called on authorities in the Central African country to act fast in order to end the violence that continues to rock the country.
The leadership of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), an ecumenical fellowship with a presence in more than 40 African countries is calling on its members to put their governments to task in addressing the growing debt crisis in their respective countries, which the leaders say has plunged African nations in a new form of slavery and taken away their sovereignty.
Two separate attacks in South Sudan have left nine children dead in less than a month, a situation that has drawn the attention of religious leaders in the East-Central African country who have condemned the killings and called for external intervention to tame violence in the nine-year-old country.