“We are true and original Anglicans’’ This is a common statement that we hear most of our traditional and religious members of the Anglican Communion in Kenya claim with pride. ‘You cannot take it away from us,’ they chide. Anglican Communion in Kenya falls under the world wide Anglican Communion. This is the story we bring you as a week opener.
Archbishop Dr Eliud Wabukala is the current de facto head of the Anglican Communion in Kenya. He is also the diocesan Bishop of All Saints Diocese in Nairobi. The Anglican Communion in Kenya boosts of several dioceses in its Provinces.
Dr Wabukala is also the chairman of GAFCON, an African Anglican Communion initiative of African Primates that was formed during the protest of the controversial acceptance of ordinations of gay clergy and Bishops into the Anglican Communion. This almost developed into a major split in the Anglican Communion.
Archbishop Dr Rowan Williams is the purported world wide leader of the Anglican Communion, though in a ceremonial capacity. ‘We share together the apostolic faith within the body of Christ; witnessing the Good News of Salvation.’ How many of you share the Anglican Communion in Kenya?
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Forests, parks and beaches are the most popular attractions in Africa and ooh yeah not forgetting the Egyptian pyramids. Every tourist be it African or A foreign tourist must embark on a fact finding mission before they settle on a place or time to tour Africa.
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Shouts of jubilation and joy were a typical replica through out the towns and villages of Southern Sudan. ‘’We have indeed gained our liberty, we have suffered so much and even though we must start from scratch it is worthy,’’ says Madik a former Sudanese student in Kenya.
‘’Southern Sudan hooey! Southern Sudan hooey!’’ amidst replies of jubilant chants of hooey!!! Hooey!’’ Was this the only characteristic climax of the celebration for the people of Southern Sudan? You got it all wrong if you did not stick your neck and glue your eyes on a television set. In fact, all that I saw was nothing less than a consistent climax of the African millennium.
It was more than you could imagine, marked with pomp and color all day and night, through out the previous and preceding weeks. ‘What amazed me most is the energetic gigs reminisced only in places like ‘carnivore or hot dancing spots here in Nairobi especially when that hot ‘celebrity’ is spotted and performing in town.
Though most of our African nations went through this momentous experience in the early 60s and afterwards, ‘we are not left behind in feeling the terrific and welcoming birth of this a new nation’. 9th of July marked the beginning of the nation of Southern Sudan.
Southern Sudan now becomes a republic and a recognized State Internationally. Most African and European States showed solidarity with Southern Sudan as it declared its independence. It was a fanfare of sorts, with a 21 salute gunshots similar to the one Kenya experienced last year during the promulgation of its new constitution.
Southern Sudan and its History;
Southern Sudan has its capital city in Juba. The population is estimated to be about 8milion but with a high mortality rate. It is located in a vast swamp region of the Sudd formed by the White Nile River. It was part of the Republic of Sudan which got its independence in 1956.
Southern Sudan became an autonomous region in 1972 after an up rise of the 1st Civil war which lasted until 1983. The 2nd Civil war sprung out which led to a Comprehensive Peace agreement of 2005.