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Bishop Donatien Bafuidinsoni of DR Congo's Inongo Diocese/ Credit: Courtesy Photo /

Bishop in DR Congo Cautions Regional Politicians against “sterile quarrels and debates”

The Bishop of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Inongo Diocese has cautioned politicians in the Province of Mai-Ndombe that is within his episcopal see against the tendency to engage in “sterile quarrels and debates.”

Fr. Limukani Ndlovu of Zimbabwe / Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA)

Zimbabwean Cleric Cautions Politicians against Manipulation, Urges Inclusive Leadership

A Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe’s Archdiocese of Bulawayo has called upon politicians to desist from manipulating the masses for their own selfish gains and encouraged inclusivity in politics in order to realize development in various African countries.

Jean Pierre Cardinal Kutwa, Archbishop of Abidjan during the August 31 press conference in Ivory Coast's economic capital, Abidjan. /

“Reconciliation is more important than elections”: Ivorian Cardinal Tells Politicians

The Cardinal in Ivory Coast has, in a statement, expressed his concerns about the election-related violence in the West African country and has called on the parties behind the conflict to look beyond the election event and instead focus on reconciliation of the people of God.

Archbishop Vincent Coulibaly of Conakry Archdiocese during Mass at the St. Mary Cathedral, Saturday, August 15. /

“Stop all forms of violence, establish inclusive dialogue”: Guinean Prelate to Politicians

The Archbishop of Guinea’s Conakry Archdiocese has reached out to the political leaders in the West African nation who are involved in election-related violent conflict, urging for an “inclusive dialogue for peace.”

Church Leaders from the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD) following the proceedings o the consultative meeting. / Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA).

Zimbabwe’s Church Leaders, Politicians Realize Consultative Meeting on Country’s Crises

Church leaders in Zimbabwe realized their inaugural consultative meeting with those at the helm of various political parties in the country, convened to deliberate on challenges bedeviling the Southern African nation from the economic collapse to the political stalemate.

Flag of Ivory Coast, where elections are expected in October 2020 /

“The misfortune of Ivory Coast is its politicians”: Ivorian Missionary Cleric

With elections in the West African nation of Ivory Coast slated to take place later this year amid heightened tensions following the arrest warrant issued for one of the presidential candidates, a missionary cleric, a native of the country, has blamed politicians for the challenges bedeviling citizens.

Representation of "Prophets": African missionary priest calling on politicians in Africa to be prophets /

Africa Needs “politicians who are above all prophets,” African Missionary Cleric Says

As African countries continue working towards enhancing democracy in the 21st century, an African missionary priest has challenged politicians in the world’s second largest continent to integrate their political vocations with prophetism.