RWANDA: Polls open in Country’s General Election

KIGALI AUGUST 4, 2017 (CISA) – Rwandan voters are today casting their ballots in a presidential election that incumbent President Paul Kagame is widely expected to win. The incumbent Paul Kagame leading the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) will be facing two other contenders, Frank Habineza of the Democratic Green Party and Philippe Mpanyimana, an independent candidate. At least […]

UGANDA: Anglican Archbishop to Boycott Global meeting over Gay Rights Reforms

KAMPALA AUGUST 4, 2017 (CISA) –  Anglican Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of Kampala, has said that he will not attend the next meeting of Anglican leaders citing the gradual acceptance of same-sex marriage by the church. In an interview with the BBC Archbishop Ntagali, said he was not prepared to engage with people who took “an unbiblical view of marriage.” He […]

KENYA: Religious Leaders warn Politicians not to Plunge Country into Chaos

NAIROBI AUGUST 4, 2017 (CISA) – Religious leaders, under the Multi-Sectoral Forum have urged politicians to respect the decision of voters and not resort to protests in next week’s general elections. The religious leaders were speaking August 3, following a meeting at ACK Guest House in Nairobi, where they delivered what they termed “a final message to Kenyans before […]

NIGERIA: Live your Faith to Win Country for Christ, Cardinal Onaiyekan tells Faithful

OGOJA AUGUST 1, 2017 (CISA) – John Cardinal Onaiyekan of the Catholic Archdiocese of has called on the nation’s Catholics to win their country for Christ by proactively practicing the Faith. The Cardinal was speaking last week in Oguja, where he urged the faithful to redouble evangelization efforts through peaceful persuasion and win souls through the example […]

KENYA: Religious Leaders Call for Credible, Peaceful Electoral Process

NAIROBI JULY 28, 2017 (CISA) – Religious leaders from various faith groups have emphasized that the country needs a credible elections that can deliver acceptable outcomes. The leaders were speaking July 27, at Ufungamano House, Nairobi during the Multi-Sectoral Forum to pray for peaceful and credible general elections which is 10 days away. “Through pastoral letters, […]