KENYA: Stakeholders want Government Crackdown on Schools Commercializing Education

NAIROBI JANUARY 26, 2016(CISA)-Education stakeholders are calling on the government to crack down on schools commercializing education rather than bringing in quality in the sector. In a joint statement by Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT), The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET), the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU), Transparency International (TI) and […]

SUDAN: Church Leaders Express Hope for Peace

JUBA JANUARY 26, 2016(CISA)-Catholic Church leaders from Sudan and South Sudan have expressed hope for a lasting peace in S Sudan after decades of civil war. In a communiqué at the end of their ten-day Extraordinary Plenary Session in Rome released January 25, 2016, the Church leaders called “for a more rigorous implementation of the […]

AFRICA: Church in US Supports Africa with $1M

WASHINGTON JANUARY 15, 2016 (CISA) – The US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on the Church in Africa announced the approval of 42 grants totaling $1 million to support pastoral projects in 18 countries in Africa. As reported by Zenit, grants from the Subcommittee focus on providing support to dioceses and Episcopal Conferences to […]