Kisumu, Kenya: Archdiocese Pledges Support to Flood Victims and Covid-19 Sufferers
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Kisumu, Kenya: Archdiocese Pledges Support to Flood Victims and Covid-19 Sufferers

Nairobi (Agenzia Fides) – “We will reach out to many other places because the generosity of our people has so far made us to be convinced that the jar will not go empty nor the jug of oil will run dry (1Kings 17:14)”, said the Archbishop of Kisumu, His Exc. Mgr. Philip Anyolo, praising the…

Nairobi, Kenya: Rehabilitating Most Difficult Cases on Nairobi’s Streets
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Nairobi, Kenya: Rehabilitating Most Difficult Cases on Nairobi’s Streets

“I was brought in to comb the streets of Nairobi in search of the boys and girls who had gone back to the streets even after they were reunited with their families,” says Br. James Kanindo who has been working with the street children since 2014 when he joined the Religious Order of the Brothers…

Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna, Lwak, Reach out to Flood Victims
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Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna, Lwak, Reach out to Flood Victims

Members of a Kenya-based Order of nuns have reached out to over 200 needy families in Western Kenya affected by floods following ongoing heavy rains in the East African nation, one of the nuns involved in the Thursday, April 30 initiative has told ACI Africa. “As Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna (FSSA), Lwak, we thought…

Nairobi, Kenya: The Impact of Covid-19 Measures on Second Cycle Formation
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Nairobi, Kenya: The Impact of Covid-19 Measures on Second Cycle Formation

On 15/16th  March, the government of the Republic of Kenyan made an official announcement  ordering the closure of all the schools in Kenya as a measure of combating the COVID-19. A few days later the formation staff called a meeting announcing in-house measures aimed at dealing with the pandemic. These included: suspension of all common…

Malindi, Kenya: Diocesan Administrator Fr Albert Buijs MHM Launches Humanitarian Response to Covid-19
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Malindi, Kenya: Diocesan Administrator Fr Albert Buijs MHM Launches Humanitarian Response to Covid-19

On the same day of the interview, the Diocesan Administrator of Malindi, Fr. Albert Buijs MHM officially launched the humanitarian response, which saw CJPC donate items to 90 families for a start. The targeted beneficiaries are drawn from across the diocese located in Kilifi County, one of Kenya’s COVID-19 hotspots. It is one of the four Counties…

Nairobi, Kenya: A Mill Hill Student’s Experience of Lockdown
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Nairobi, Kenya: A Mill Hill Student’s Experience of Lockdown

There is a saying that Experience is the best teacher. When this pandemic started in China I could not really feel the effect until when there was a communication from the government here in Kenya that all schools should be closed. There was some excitement in me since I thought the lockdown was for a…

Covid-19 Kenya: A Disturbing Report from Shauri Moyo, Nairobi
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Covid-19 Kenya: A Disturbing Report from Shauri Moyo, Nairobi

ON 11th march 2020 Kenya reported its first coronavirus case. Two days after, we had the first official address from the head of state. He reported two more cases and followed it with a number of measures. He directed that all schools close and gatherings of any nature be suspended. Kenya was to observe the…

COVID-19 Kenya: Bishops Denounce Police Brutality
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COVID-19 Kenya: Bishops Denounce Police Brutality

The brutality meted out on a section of Kenyans by police officers in their bid to enforce the dawn-to-dusk curfew put in place by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19 has caught the attention of Catholic Bishops who, while condemning the Friday, March 27 episodes, have called on security officers to act with a human…