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Kinshasa’s archbishop, a government critic, steps down

1 November 2018, 4:53 PM

Laurent Monsengwo, archbishop of Kinshasa and a vocal government critic, has stepped down, the church said Thursday, just weeks before key elections to replace President Joseph Kabila.

At least 15 dead after church attack in Central African Republic

1 May 2018, 9:46 PM

At least 15 people including a priest were killed and scores wounded in Central African Republic’s capital Bangui on Tuesday when unidentified gunmen attacked a church, a morgue official and rights groups said. The attack occurred on the border of the predominantly Muslim PK 5 neighbourhood where 21 people were killed last month when a […]

Zuma says never enjoyed his ten years as president

30 March 2018, 6:01 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma claims he still has a large following despite facing allegations around state capture and the fact that he next week faces 18 fraud and corruption charges at the High Court in Durban.

Catholic women urge pope to tear down Church’s “walls of misogyny”

8 March 2018, 8:16 PM

Roman Catholic women led by former Irish president Mary McAleese demanded a greater decision-making role for women in the Church on Thursday, urging Pope Francis to tear down its “walls of misogyny”. McAleese was the key speaker at a symposium of Catholic women called “Why Women Matter”, attended by hundreds of people and followed by […]

Egypt declares state of emergency following church bombings

10 April 2017, 11:45 AM

Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency, giving the security forces further sweeping powers, following the double bombing of two churches.



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