KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) Some waited more than 12 hours along the route outside Entebbe International Airport.
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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.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Engaging Africa’s youth is the focus of the trip. But concerns over the pope’s safety have emerged, especially in the Central African Republic, where there has been ongoing violence since a 2013 coup.
“If the Pope was here and talking about love, compassion and equality for everyone, Ugandans will listen,” said one activist.
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) 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.
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.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The homemade alcoholic drinks, popularly dubbed chang’aa (“kill me quick”) or Kumi Kumi (ten-ten shillings), are popular with the poor, who cannot afford commercially brewed bottled beer, which is heavily taxed.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The bishops questioned the safety of the vaccines, saying the manufacturer failed to provide requested information and the government disregarded the bishops’ request for tests.