Nigeria’s Federal government “will continue to support the Church in the freedom of worship,” the President of the West African nation has told Christian leaders in the country.
Representatives of religious leaders in Kenya have called upon political parties in the East African nation to put in place “internal dispute resolution mechanisms” ahead of the general elections scheduled for August 9.
The need for religious leaders to work towards the integral growth of the faithful, addressing spiritual and material needs, was highlighted during the installation of the new Archbishop of Kampala on Tuesday, January 25.
Days after religious leaders in Malawi called on the Head of State to appoint a new Cabinet, the President of the Southern African nation on Monday, January 24, announced the dissolution of his “entire cabinet effective immediately.”
Religious leaders in Kenya have called upon the people of God in the East African country to set aside a day each week to pray and fast for a smooth national election set for later this year.
Leaders of various religious groups in Malawi under their umbrella organization, the Public Affairs Committee (PAC), have given President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera three months to reshuffle his Cabinet.
Members of the Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia have reached out to the displaced persons in Amhara and Afar regions of the Horn of Africa nation in a solidarity visit during which they delivered food items, the Catholic Church has reported.
Religious leaders are yielding to the temptation to act as social activists instead of speaking the mind of God, the Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Nsukka has observed.
Religious leaders in Senegal have, in a collective statement, appealed for “calm, restraint and respect for others” amid tensions ahead of local elections scheduled to take place next month.
Members of the Council of Religions in Mauritius are calling on the country’s government to revise upwards the number of worshippers who can take part in public celebrations at a go.
Religious leaders in Nigeria have called for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, a pro-Biafra political activist with dual citizenship, Nigerian and British.
Parliamentarians, religious leaders, and students are among protesters who have joined the call by UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), to end school abductions in Nigeria.
The persecution of religious minorities in Africa and the world is a cause for concern for religious leaders in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius who are calling for togetherness.
Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are calling on President Félix Tshisekedi to reject the candidate that members of the National Assembly have endorsed to head the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI).
The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) is calling on the security agents in the West African nation to ensure that those behind the Pastor Yohanna Shuaibu are arrested and charged.
Religious leaders in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State are calling on the country’s government to intervene and put an end to what they have described as “the continuous culture of killings going on the State”.
The Catholic Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese is among religious leaders spearheading a renewed fight against COVID-19 in the country’s Coastal region.
Religious leaders from West and Central Africa have jointly declared to use their positions in the society to end slavery and human trafficking, which have been said to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, with traffickers “preying on the vulnerable.”
The Archbishop of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has criticized the recent storming of his residence and thanked the Catholic faithful for standing with him in prayer.
There is yet to be consensus among religious leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the person to head the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), days after the faith-based leaders hinted to concluding the vetting process.