DRC: WHO to Deploy Ebola Vaccine Country

KINSHASA, MAY 15, 2018 (CISA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has obtained 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for deployment in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Speaking to Reuters on May 13, WHO’s Africa director, Matshidiso Moeti, said, “We’re working on the deployment of these materials, especially readying the cold chain. The start date of […]

CAMEROON: Church asked to Mediate in Anglophone Crisis

YAOUNDE, MAY 11, 2018 (CISA)– The International Crisis Group (ICG) has urged the Catholic Church to mediate the Anglophone crisis which has seen the loss of more than 100 civilians and 40 security officers in the country. The root of the Anglophone problem can be traced back to the Foumban conference of 1991 that united […]

BURUNDI: Bishops Term Proposed Referendum Vote Untimely

BUJUMBURA, MAY 8, 2018 (CISA)-The Conference of Catholic Bishops of Burundi has expressed its dissatisfaction with the timing of the constitutional referendum vote scheduled for May 17 2018. “In our opinion, the time is not right to amend the constitution in a profound way,” Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye, president of the Bishops’ Conference, said Thursday May […]

KENYA: Bishops Elect new Office Bearers

NAIROBI APRIL 20, 2018 (CISA) – The Kenya Conference of the Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have elected new office bearers for various Commissions and National offices. The new officials elected during the bishops April Ordinary Plenary Assembly in Nairobi have a three years mandate to co-ordinate and implement all the activities which express the mission of the Catholic Church […]