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‘Champion Changemakers’

Africa ELI recognizes people of South Sudan

Women’s development agency salutes determination to build a new country. read more »

January 06, 2012

Young theologians gather in Nairobi

On December 4-9, 2011 over sixty young theologians from across Africa gathered for the third All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) Theological Institute.  They were joined by representatives from Sweden and the Philippines as well as facilitators and lecturers from the General Board of Church and Society in Washington DC,... read more »

South Sudan debuts

193rd U.N. member, 54th in Africa

World’s newest nation must overcome decades of warfare that destroyed much of the region’s infrastructure, killed millions and eroded resources necessary for a healthy economy. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 22, 2011

South Sudan referendum celebration

‘Birth of a Nation’ March 19 in Wheaton, Ill.

Gary United Methodist Church will host event to salute new country and raise funds for humanitarian effort there. read more »

March 02, 2011

Sudan results welcomed

All Africa Conference of Churches hails election as turning point

Both north and south urged to bring forth new nation without animosity and to guarantee basic human rights. read more »

March 02, 2011

A dream come true

United Methodists cheer Southern Sudan independence vote

Possibilities look good for Christian communities in the south to enjoy religious liberty into the future, according to head of United Methodist mission agency. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on February 22, 2011

Independence vote in Southern Sudan

United Methodist women among first to register

Registration taking place at more than 2,000 sites across the country and in eight countries abroad. read more »

by Paul Jeffrey
on December 01, 2010

A common voice on Sudan

WCC, WEA call for election to be held Jan. 9

Say critical referendum should be free, fair and results accepted by all. read more »

November 19, 2010

A note on Sudan

Referendum could divide Africa’s largest country

Election delays, allocation of resources threaten to lead to more violence. read more »

by Ben Roberts
on November 19, 2010

Don’t fuel genocide in Darfur

Join shareholder protest

U.S. firms cannot legally do business in Sudan, but nothing prevents investing in companies that do. read more »

by Irit Tamir
on April 27, 2009

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