Christian Leaders face off with Vice-President over Islamisation of Nigeria
West & Central Africa

Christian Leaders face off with Vice-President over Islamisation of Nigeria

Nigeria’s Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has attacked Christian leaders for claiming the President Muhammadu Buhari and Islamic pressure groups, including Jihadists, are trying to Islamize Nigeria. He aimed his words at the Christian Association of Nigera (CAN) in an outburst in Lagos last week (27 October) during the Greater Nigeria […]

Lift arms embargo, Bishop tells UN
West & Central Africa

Lift arms embargo, Bishop tells UN

The Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo-Aziagbia of Bossangoa and Vice President of Central African Republic’s (CAR) Bishops’ Conference has called for the lifting of a arms embargo imposed on the country since 2013 which bans all supplies of arms except to government forces. He also welcomed the United Nations’ strengthening of peace-keeping operations in the country. […]