From Overcoming Violence, the website of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation
When Archbishop Valentine Mokiwa visited a gold mining operation in Tanzania, he came across something he never expected to see: a world-class runway and sprawling houses with private swimming pools. Then, Mokiwa, president of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), stepped just outside the mining compound to find a completely different reality.
A Church Mission Society mission partner, Susie Hart, has won one of just four awards given at the prestigious Women of the Year lunch held today on Park Lane.
Bwana asifiwe! Praise the Lord! Dr Mwita Akiri has been elected and consecrated as the first bishop of the new Diocese of Tarime, in northern Tanzania.
The General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Tanzania Dr Mwita Akiri (50) has been elected to be the first Bishop of the Diocese of Tarime (east of Lake Victoria and west of Serengeti National Park) within the Anglican Church of Tanzania.
The Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT) recently released a Bishops' Appeal and fundraising plan for the establishment of a new Anglican University.
Tumapate wapi mtu kama huyu mwenye roho wa Mugnu ndani yake?" ( Mwanzo 41:38 ) "Can we find anyone else like this - one in whom is the Spirit of God?"
Almost 1,000 youth from dioceses within the Anglican Church of Tanzania came to Dodoma for the ACT Youth Week, where they were greeted by the Dodoma Regional Commissioner The Hon Mussa Nkangaa.
Our bishops met at Mtumba Rural Women's Training Centre for three days. For two days they met as the House of Bishops and on the third day they were joined by other members of the Provincial Standing Committee. During the meetings the bishops and other delegates approved changes to the Constitution of the Anglican Church of Tanzania and gave their approval to the plans to start an Anglican University in Tanzania.
The meeting was also timely for discussion of the Windsor Report on the Anglican Communion.
An innovative feature of this meeting was the use of Information Technology for presentations and preparation of reports.
More, including documentation for this meeting, available here: