NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The Rev. Dawn Gikandi, 31, is a rarity here — a pastor who is a woman, a theologian, a social media devotee and a disabled person in a country that stigmatizes people who are physically impaired.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The Islamic militant group al-Shabab said it executed the attack, but the government disputes this.
(RNS) The law legalizes polygamy, allowing men to marry multiple wives in a country where they previously were permitted to have one.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The Rev. John Makokha ministers to sexual minorities and counsels family members who find their loved ones’ sexual orientation disturbing. His passion is to see an end to what he calls “religious homophobia.”
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The bill’s passage would allow men to marry as many women as they want. It awaits the president’s signature.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) “The government should issue AK-47 rifles to every church so that we can stop them from being burnt, our property from being looted and our pastors and Christians from being killed,” said the Rev. Lambert Mbela after another pastor was shot dead.
(RNS) The Kenya Christian Lawyers Fellowship is challenging Audrey Mbugua’s name change petition, warning it would set a precedent contrary to the Christian view of creation and encourage gay unions.
NAIROBI, Kenya RNS) Kenya has enjoyed relative peace between the two monotheistic religions that dominate the region. But that may be changing.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The attack on a shopping mall in Kenya came shortly before a deadly attack against a church in Pakistan, but analysts warn against concluding that radical Islam is gaining strength.