Concerted efforts need to be made for the youth in Sierra Leone, especially women, to have a “meaningful participation” in politics and peacebuilding initiatives in the West African nation, the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in the country has said.
Members of the Inter-Religious Council of Sierra Leone (IRCSL) have observed with concern the rising cases of ethnic-based campaigns, and unrest, among other occurrences that the faith-based leaders are terming “early warning signs of conflict and election violence” as the country’s poll date approaches.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown has lauded the launch of the Independent Commission for Peace and National Cohesion, noting that the body will promote stability in Sierra Leone as the country approaches its general elections scheduled for June 24.
Sierra Leoneans have the opportunity to make their country a better place by electing good leaders on June 24, the Archbishop of Freetown has said.
Catholic Bishops in Zimbabwe have, in their 2023 Lenten Pastoral letter, invited the people of God in the Southern African nation to discernment about the direction the country has to take ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place in July this year.
The Justice and Peace arm of Caritas Freetown has joined organizations working to ensure that the June 2023 elections in Sierra Leone are free of chaos.
The Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) of Caritas Freetown has expressed concern over a rise in crime and violence in Sierra Leone as the country approaches general elections slated for June 2023.
The Executive Secretary of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) has said that Angola's fifth general elections conducted on Wednesday, August 24 went on peacefully despite “a few glitches”.
Representatives of Christian leaders in Nigeria have expressed their opposition to political parties in the West African nation nominating presidential candidates and their respective running mates from the same religious denomination.
A Kenyan board member of the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organisations (WUCWO) has expressed concern about the recurrence of post-election violence in Kenya.
The Archbishop of Kisumu Archdiocese in Kenya has urged the young people in the East African country to shun inciting statements and to do everything within their power to ensure peaceful elections scheduled for August 9 are realized.
Three Catholic Archbishops in Kenya have, in separate interviews with ACI Africa, called on the people of God in the East African nation to work toward peaceful, just and honest general elections scheduled to take place on August 9.
Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Lagos State under the auspices of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) are encouraging eligible voters to register massively for general elections scheduled for 2023.
Catholic Bishops in Angola are appealing for truth, justice and transparency in the organization of the general elections scheduled for August this year.
The leadership of the Catholic Church “does not play partisan politics”, a Nigerian Priest has sought to clarify ahead of his country’s general elections scheduled to take place next year.
Those participating in electoral campaigns in Liberia ahead of the country’s national elections next year have come back to the people with promises despite poor living conditions in the West African nation, a Priest in Liberia’s Catholic Diocese of Gbarnga has said.
A Catholic Bishop in Zambia is urging his compatriots to probe their moral senses of right and wrong ahead of the country’s general elections scheduled for next week, Thursday, August 12.
Jesuit Scholars in Zambia have called on voters in the country to scrutinize all campaign messages offered by political aspirants ahead of the August 12 elections, looking out for what seeks to address the country’s economic challenges.
Catholic Bishops in Zambia have cautioned political actors against inciting members of the public to violence before, during and after general elections scheduled to take place on August 12.
The Catholic Laity in Zambia under the Zambian National Council for the Catholic Laity (ZNCCL) have been encouraged take part in pre-election processes ahead of the country’s general elections slated to take place next month.