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World Food Day: WCC declares week of action

AS the number of hungry people in the world hits the all time high of 815 million people in 2016—11 per cent of the global population—the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance of the World Council of Churches, WCC, has declared a week of action of food to draw attention to the global menace, reports SAM EYOBOKA.

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WCC urges G7 to end famine

AS Christians across the globe last Sunday prayed, tweeted, posted and talked face-to-face about the urgent action needed to aid 20 million people facing famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria on the declared Global Day of Prayer to End Famine, the World Council of Churches, WCC, called on the Group of Seven, G7 leaders to end famine and save about 1.4 million children.

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WCC condemns attack in Egypt

THE World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned yesterday’s attack on a bus in Egypt carrying Coptic Christians. Twenty-six people were said to have died in the attack while 25 others were injured, according to media reports, after unidentified gunmen opened fire on the bus.

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