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Leadership Failure in Africa Key Highlight at Ethics Postgraduate Program Launch in Kenya

The failure of those entrusted with leadership in various countries of Africa to live up to their mandate was a key highlight during the launch of a new ethics postgraduate program to be offered at a Kenya-based Catholic institution.

Resilience Paying Off for Catholic Sisters’ Project on Kenyan Streets

Jeremiah Wekesa who loitered on Kitale streets in western Kenya where he sought solace away from harsh conditions at home is a changed boy. Today, the boy who quit primary school at Class seven is a responsible son who helps his mother with house chores as he waits for the reopening of schools to complete his studies.

The Book titled "Freedom and Trinity" by Italian-born Fr. Nicholas Fogliacco. / Paulines Publications Africa.

Late Missionary, Scholar in Kenya Leaves Lasting Legacy in New Book on Freedom, Trinity

Before he died in May last year aged 81, Italian-born Fr. Nicholas Fogliacco had accumulated enough content that would be put together to make one of the most treasured books that seeks to promote the mission of evangelization in Africa.

The Vice-Chancellor (VC Designate) of Kenya-based  Tangaza University College (TUC), Prof. David Wang’ombe during convocation ceremony Friday, August 21, 2020. / Capuchin Television Network Kenya.

COVID-19 has “created awakening to rethink meaning of University”: Kenyan Vice Chancellor

At the convocation to mark the official start of the Academic year 2020-2021 of the 34-year-old Kenya-based Catholic institution of higher learning, Tangaza University College (TUC), the Vice Chancellor (VC Designate) said the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered reflections around the meaning of the institution of the university.

Poster announcing the one-day interreligious conference in Kenya targeting women to have their voices heard in the religious space / The Institute for Interreligious Dialogue and Islamic Studies

Women Targeted in Interreligious Conference “to have a voice within religious space”

Women are expected to be the primary beneficiaries of an interreligious conference in Kenya to be held at a Nairobi-based Catholic Institute of higher learning aimed at empowering them so that their voices are heard “within religious space,” one of the organizers of the event has told ACI Africa.

Some participants during Church Management Workshop for Clergy, religiious and laity at Tangaza University College (TUC), Thursday January 9. / Fr. Kevin Ochong Owino, Kisumu Archdiocese

Beneficiaries of Church Management Training in Kenya Ready to Roll Out Programs Locally

A section of clergy, religious men and women, and the laity who have been taking part in the just concluded four-day workshop in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, aimed at creating awareness about effective and professional ways of managing parishes have expressed their enthusiasm regarding the initiative, promising to roll out programs in parishes in their respective dioceses based on knowledge and skills acquired during the training.

New Vice Chancellor Designate taking office at Kenya-based Tangaza University College (TUC): Left: Br. Tom Kearney, former Principal interim TUC handing over the Mace to Prof. David Wango'mbe on January 8, 2020 / Tangaza University College

First-ever Lay VC at Kenya-based Catholic Institution of Higher Learning Takes Office

A Kenyan-born Professor of Accounting who was appointed last month to head Tangaza University College (TUC), the Nairobi-based Catholic Institution of higher learning, officially took office Wednesday, January 8 at an event witnessed by thousands of stakeholders, including students, faculty, members of TUC Consortium Trust (TCT), Board of Trustee, among others.

Poster of the Workshop on Pastoral Leadership and Pastoral Management underway at Kenya-based Tangaza University College (TUC) / Tangaza University College (TUC)

Clergy, Religious, Laity to Be Trained in Parish Management at A Nairobi Workshop

A workshop seeking to create awareness among clergy, religious, and laity ministering in parishes about “professional and systematic” ways of Church administration and management has been planned from Tuesday, January 7 at Tangaza University College (TUC), a Kenya-based Catholic institution of higher learning, an organizer of the four-day meeting has told ACI Africa.

Professor David Wang’ombe, the newly appointed Vice Chancellor designate of Tangaza University College, Kenya-based Catholic institution jointly owned by 22 religious congregations / ACI Africa

Newly Appointed Head of Kenya-based Catholic Institution, First-ever Lay, “delighted”

The 33-year-old Kenya-based Catholic institution of higher learning jointly owned by various religious orders, Tangaza University College (TUC), is set to be headed by a lay person after members of its Consortium Trust “unanimously voted to offer Professor (David) Wang’ombe the position” of Vice Chancellor designate.

Leaders of the Kenya-based African Youths Renewal Movement (AYRM) seeking to promote unity in diversity in Africa by engaging the youth / African Youths Renewal Movement (AYRM)

Zambian Religious Brother's Initiative with African Youth Attracts a Dozen Plus Countries

A movement bringing together African youth to promote peace and unity on the continue in view of cultivating a culture of peaceful co-existence grounded on the principle of unity in diversity that guarantees development has attracted membership from some 13 African countries, the founder of the Kenya-based movement, Br. Mubanga Chilumba Davies told ACI Africa Wednesday, November 20.

Participants during Youth Workers Association, Kenya (YWAK) Launch at Tangaza University College on  Thursday, November 7, 2019 / Alphonce C. L. Omolo, Lensthru Consultants

Catholic Institute in Kenya Hosts Youth Workers' Association, Encourages Professionalism

A Kenya-based Catholic Institution of higher learning under the auspices of dozens of religious orders and societies of Apostolic life, Tangaza University College (TUC) is hosting the Youth Workers' Association, Kenya (YWAK), which was recently launched during the Commonwealth youth work week, encouraging professionalism on the part of those who minister among young people.

Logo of the Institute for Interreligious Dialogue and Islamic Studies (IRDIS) of Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya /

Kenya-Based Catholic College Inaugurates Institute for Interreligious Dialogue

An institute facilitating learning about dialogue between various religions of the world including Islam was officially inaugurated Friday, November 1, bringing to nine the number of Institutes that constitute Tangaza University College, the Kenya-based institution of higher learning jointly owned by dozens of religious congregations.

Comboni Missionary Br. Dr. Jonas Dzinekou Yawovi, Mccj, Director of the Institute of Social Transformation, Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya /

Conference on Entrepreneurship Encourages Self-Sustainability of African Catholic Entities

The need to have Catholic entities including dioceses on the African continent operationalized without depending on donor funding was one of the key highlights at the recent social entrepreneurship conference during which people behind Catholic entities in Africa were encouraged to initiate socio-economic enterprises that can help achieve self-sustainability.

Poster of the planned third Annual African Conference on Social Entrepreneurship (AACSE), to take place at Tangaza University College in Nairobi, Kenya, October 30-31, 2019 / Institute of Social Transformation, Tangaza University College

Catholic Institute in Kenya to Host 3rd Continental Conference on Social Entrepreneurship

Tangaza University College (TUC), a Nairobi-based Catholic institution of higher learning is set to host the third Annual African Conference on Social Entrepreneurship (AACSE), which will address issues of sustainable and impactful social enterprises that lead to transformation within the continent.