Africa

Barby Zuniga Ward 2-26-2009
Most of my life I have been thinking about race and religion -- as a child when my family left my native Costa Rica to move to inner-city New Jersey, as a teenager struggling to develop my faith an
Matt Hildreth 2-26-2009

In preparation for the upcoming Mobilization to End Poverty on April 26th - 29th, Sojourners and World Vision have launched their first ever http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=events.M2EP&item=M2EP-filmmaker

Kaitlin Barker 2-25-2009
I recently heard a voice from Darfur. She sat on a stage in front of me, not on the pages of the newspaper, and Darfur's resilient voice said, "The crisis has turned our lives upside down."

Teddy Warria 2-24-2009

I am the tenth of 17 children from a polygamous East African family. I hail from the village of Kamnwa in western Kenya, near the shores of Lake Victoria, and grew up in Nairobi City.

Charlton Breen 2-24-2009
The United States has recognized that genocide is taking place in Darfur, Sudan. That recognition is now five years old.
Nontando Hadebe 2-23-2009
It's been just over two weeks into the new transitional government in Zimbabwe. There is guarded optimism and most people have adopted a 'wait and see' approach.
Seth Naicker 2-20-2009
Freedom is on my mind. In the case of South Africa, political freedom was achieved almost 15 years ago. It was a freedom from the heresy of Apartheid.
Seth Naicker 2-13-2009
Feb. 11, 1990, marked the wondrous day that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was released from prison.
Nontando Hadebe 2-11-2009
A brief recap on some of the latest developments in Zimbabwe.
Margaret Wilde 2-01-2009

Last night in the theology class I teach on peace and justice, I said there were better ways than military intervention to solve the problems in Darfur and

Nontando Hadebe 1-30-2009
On Monday, January 26th, regional leaders met once again to discuss a way forward for Zimbabwe. The outcome of the meeting held no surprises.
Nontando Hadebe 1-22-2009
On 20th January, 2009, I turned on my radio to listen to the news and heard these words from the leader of the main opposition party in Zimbabwe: "Today is probably one of the darkest d
Brian McLaren 1-21-2009

I'm 52, and I've had a great first half-century of life (and am looking forward to the next). But this inaugural week I feel an extraordinary happiness. Younger people can understand it to a great degree, but I think many folks my age and older

Nontando Hadebe 1-21-2009
What an amazing and inspiring event. Our TV networks had the event 'live' so we could share this moment with the citizens of the USA!
Nontando Hadebe 1-14-2009

A friend sent me these pictures and they capture the reality of mind boggling inflation in Zimbabwe!

Nontando Hadebe 1-05-2009
Blessings of shalom for 2009! I have just come back from a four week visit to Zimbabwe.
Brian McLaren 1-05-2009
Matthew Parris is a self-confessed atheist, but he writes with extraordinary candor and insight about the role of faith in social transformation in a recent http://www.timesonline.co.uk/t
Nontando Hadebe 12-02-2008

"Either they don't know or they don't care."

-Gracia Machel, referring to the government attitude on the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe.

Adam Taylor 12-02-2008
Yesterday our nation and world commemorated the 20th global observance of World AIDS Day.

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