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The religious leaders speaking at a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: Kenya Muslim Youth Alliance

Religious Leaders Urge Kenya’s President “to balance” His Support of Political Candidates

Jul 9, 2022

Representatives of religious leaders in Kenya have called on the country’s President “to balance” his support of the choice of candidates vying for political seats in the general elections scheduled to take place August 9.

Members of the National Council of Churches of Kenya - NCCK. Credit: NCCK

Kenya’s Religious Leaders to Embark on Civic Education ahead of General Elections

Mar 17, 2022

Representatives of religious leaders in Kenya have said that plans are underway for them to spearhead civic education targeting their respective members as the East African nation prepares for general elections in August.

Chairman of Dialogue Reference Group (DRG), Catholic Archbishop Martin Kivuva of the Archdiocese of Mombasa addresses the media during a Friday, October 16 press conference in Nairobi.

Kenya’s Religious Leaders Call for National Dialogue to “defuse tension in the country"

Oct 16, 2020

Religious leaders in Kenya have called for an inclusive national dialogue that would involve “all Kenyans” in view of defusing tensions that have characterized the political landscape in the East African nation.

A copy of the Kenyan constitution promulgated on August 27, 2010.

Kenya’s Religious Leaders Identify Implementation Gaps in 10-year-old Constitution

Aug 27, 2020

On the tenth anniversary of the promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution marked August 27, religious leaders in the East African country have identified gaps in the implementation of the document, and are now calling on various stakeholders to work towards “faithful and transformative implementation.”

KCCB's Archbishop Martin KIvuva (centre) reads the statement on behalf of the Dialogue Reference Group (DRG). He is flanked by other religious leaders. / Samuel Waweru/ KCCB

Kenya’s Building Bridges Initiative “polarizing the nation,” Religious Leaders Concerned

Mar 7, 2020

As politicians in Kenya continue with regional rallies to popularize the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), a document with recommendations on ending post-election conflicts in Kenya, religious leaders in the East African nation have raised concerns over the divisive discourse that the initiative seems to be taking and recommended an end to the rallies, concerns shared by the Chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB).