NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Young people are any nation’s most valuable resource and to protect them, invest in them and offer them a helping hand, were the best ways their future could be assured, Francis said.
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About Fredrick Nzwili
Fredrick Nzwili is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. For more than 15 years, he has written about religion, politics, peace and conflict, development, security, environment and wildlife. His articles have appeared in international media organizations among others; The Tablet, The Christian Science Monitor, The National Geographic and Kenyan local newspapers; The Standard and the People Daily. He holds two degrees from the University of Nairobi – a bachelor's degree in sociology and literature and a post-graduate diploma in mass communication. He is married and has two daughters.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenya’s government says it will deploy 10,000 police and 10,000 members of the National Youth Service to maintain order.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The encounter with a pope is the cause of major excitement and anticipation in Kenya — the largest country on his Africa tour — but bishops here worry ongoing political strife and ethnic incitement could blight the visit.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Some returning recruits had quit al-Shabab on their own; others took advantage of an amnesty the government offered after the Garissa University massacre in April.
(RNS) For 10 years, Dr. Farouk Mohammed Jega, 45,has been championing evidence-based arguments to try to persuade clerics in Northern Nigeria that Islam supports family planning methods.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Mussie Zerai, a 40-year-old Catholic priest from tiny Eritrea in North Africa, is getting recognition for his work rescuing African refugees in the Mediterranean.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Some African bishops view a new Anglican structure as unnecessary and prefer restoring the communion to its original form.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Archbishop Justin Welby’s proposal drew some positive responses in Britain and wait-and-see approach in Africa.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) A tribunal found one of the priests guilty and stripped him of his clergy credentials after examining the evidence by witnesses and his defense.