MONDAY 12 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
Meeting between Uhuru and Odinga comes in answer to prayers
he meeting between President Uhuru and the leader of National Super Alliance (NASA), Raila Odinga, comes in answer to our prayers. Catholics and other Christians have prayed with faith for peace in our country. Not by chance this is happening during the season of Lent; I believe that President Uhuru and Raila can be symbolic figures of a new healing for our nation”, Fides learned from Mercy Lanya, a Catholic lay woman belonging to Assumption of Mary parish in Umoja, Nairobi. Her reaction...
FRIDAY 09 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
Call for the government to bring back the abducted girls
y call is for the government to leave politics aside and bring back these girls: leave politics and protect lives. You do not politicize life, for Christ’s sake", said His Exc. Mgr. Hilary Nanman Dachelem, Bishop of Bauchi, capital of the State of Yobe in northern Nigeria where on February 19, 110 students aged between 11 and 19 years were kidnapped by Boko Haram who had attacked their school in Dapchi. Msgr. Dachelem launched an urgent appeal to the government for the girls...
MONDAY 05 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
The Catholic bishops asked to meet the new President to talk about their role
outh African bishops have welcomed the appointment of Cyril Ramaphosa as President of the nation and his State Of the Nation Address (SONA) saying that "the setting out of a generous and enlightened national plan represents the first step in a new course for the country" and that they now look to implementation with hopeful optimism. In a statement, the bishops said that “The State President’s speech showed awareness of the many areas of...
WEDNESDAY 27 DECEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS
The reports of the state radio before the publication of the official results
iberia’s National Elections Commission was expected to begin releasing provisional results Wednesday from the West African nation’s presidential runoff. State radio correspondents reported unofficial results overnight indicating that former international soccer star George Weah led in several counties, but election authorities warned the two parties to “stop making premature pronouncements.” This is the first time in more than 70 years the nation founded by freed...
TUESDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS
Kenyan president to be sworn-in as opposition prepares rival rally
African heads of state arrived for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration on Tuesday as riot police sealed off an area where the opposition planned a rival gathering and teargassed people trying to approach it. Kenyatta won a second five-year term on Oct. 26 in a repeat presidential election boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga, who said it would not be free and fair. The Supreme Court nullified the first presidential election, in August, over irregularities. The extended election...
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