Sep 5th, 2013
By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN — Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has expressed worries over the prolonged strike embarked upon by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and urged the Federal Government to hasten peace moves in the interest of Nigerian students. PFN, in a statement by its Natio...
Aug 19th, 2013
By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, August 18, 2013 … as he “fights” Pentecostal Churches and throws himself up for a long battle? Is his example worth emulating in Ghana and other countries where the so-called “spiritual” churches are brazenly stepping on toes, big or small? The news report is that th...
Aug 16th, 2013
Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities. Yaounde, Cameroon (CNN) — Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities, citing criminal practices organized by Pentecostal ...
Jun 1st, 2013
Timothy Fowler Hrity, a migrant from Eritrea, covers her face as she poses for a photograph in the central city of Lod, near Tel Aviv April 9, 2012. Some 60,000 African migrants fleeing authoritarian rule in Eritrea and fighting in neighbouring Sudan and what is now South Sudan have crossed illegally...
Mar 13th, 2013
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God has numerous converts who are potentially capable of changing the course of imbecile leadership plaguing the nation. This church with estimated membership of about 12 million is the most populated pentecostal fold in Nige...
Dec 21st, 2012
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria is currently shopping for a candidate to occupy the president’s position. The tenure of the incumbent, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, will expire in February 2013. Oritsejafor had in 2010 indicated his intention to relinquish his position as PFN president owing to incre...
In Southern Africa
Dec 4th, 2012
By examiner Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Sunday denounced Pentecostal Christians as “false prophets,” according to the official government website. “Traditional churches – among them Methodist, Catholic and Anglican – conducted their services as instructed by Jesus,” th...
Nov 13th, 2012
By Dr Joel Cabrita In Europe (and Britain) religion is often thought to be in terminal decline. Yet, the fact is that African Christians and Muslims increasingly occupy a prominent place within the multicultural religious and social landscape of contemporary society. Any assessment of religious decl...
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 20th, 2011
Evangelical churches and homes have been burnt down by mobs of Muslims in the southwestern Jimma region of Ethiopia. The attacks have left at least one person dead and 7,000 displaced. “This is a strategically planned attack by an extremist Islamic group.” “It is a miracle that we are standing here t...