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World Refugee Day

News from Africa - Tue, 2017-06-20 16:53

20th June marks World Refugee Day, aimed at catching the publics’ attention towards the high number of refugees and internally displaced people worldwide due to famine, conflict, war, and persecution due to their political...

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SportPesa Super Cup Kicks off in Tanzania

News from Africa - Tue, 2017-06-06 18:12

Kenyan team Tusker Fc has been eliminated in the ongoing Sportpesa Super Cup, after they lost in their opening match on Monday against Yanga SC. SportPesa launched the Super Cup as a means to...

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Nurses Strike Paralyze Operations in Public Hospitals

News from Africa - Tue, 2017-06-06 17:52

Patients at various public hospitals were treated to a rude shock on Monday as they were turned away while those who had been admitted were being given an exit notice. Kenyan nurses strike has...

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Ipsos Synovate Releases Survey 69 Days to Poll

News from Africa - Tue, 2017-05-30 17:17

Global research company Ipsos Synovate has released a poll research that shows that 47% of Kenyans would vote for Uhuru Kenyatta while 42% would vote for Raila Odinga, if elections were held today. 8%...

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The Race to State House Kicks Off

News from Africa - Mon, 2017-05-29 16:27

It is 70 days to the Kenya,s general election on the 8th of August 2017 and various presidential aspirants race against time to be cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). National...

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Ebola Outbreak in the DRC

News from Africa - Thu, 2017-05-18 08:27

The Kenyan government is on high alert following Ebola reports in DR Congo. The move comes after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an Ebola outbreak on Friday, following one positive test in a...

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President Uhuru Kenyatta Announces 18% Increment for Kenyan Workers

News from Africa - Tue, 2017-05-02 08:50

The 1st of May in the Kenyan calendar marks Labour Day. A day that has been set aside to celebrate workers not just in Kenya but in different parts of the world though the...

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Kenyans Reaping Big from Ecological Farming

News from Africa - Thu, 2017-04-20 15:56

In response to the five month severe drought which ravaged the Horn of Africa regions, several small scale farmers in Kenya have adopted simple but cost effective measures to grow crops. Because of poor...

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Why nearly half of Africans don’t trust elections

News from Africa - Sat, 2017-03-25 13:50

  “The reality of elections in Africa… Gabon – This summer has seen a number of closely contested elections across Africa. In Gabon, the national election in August sparked post electio n protests outside...

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Zambia: IMF holds talks with Over possible aid programme.

News from Africa - Fri, 2017-03-24 17:21

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday it held talks with Zambian authorities over the possibility of an aid programme. Adding that there was a range of facilities available for the southern African...

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Zambia: Opposition MPs boycott president’s address

News from Africa - Sat, 2017-03-18 15:22

Opp. MPs refuse to recognize Edgar Lungu’s election last August, saying they have evidence of fraud and irregularities. The opposition members of Zambia’s parliament Friday boycotted an address by the president en masse, saying...

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Catholic priests, religious face wave of violence in DR Congo

News from Africa - Sat, 2017-03-18 14:43

Nearly half of the Congo’s 67.5 million people are Catholic. Previously, nearly 6 million people died in the 1996-2003 conflict over the nation’s transfer of power.Following recent attempts at brokering peace between the government...

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OAIC Lifting Up membership’s Voices in Proclaiming the Gospel

News from Africa - Fri, 2017-03-17 17:55

The Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC) is a representative body that brings together African Independent and Instituted Churches (AICs), offers a platform for restoring hope and enables churches to minister effectively to the needs...

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