The African Union we want

BY Catherine Wambua-Soi This year’s African Union heads of state summit was heavy on matters of security. Africa is at a dangerous place right now. The number of countries in conflict are uncomfortably too many. Armed groups are roaming around almost unrestrained in large swathes of territory in the continent. From Boko Haram graining ground  in Northern…

Operation Wealth Creation To Deliver Post-harvest Equipment To Grain Producers

The Commander of Operation Wealth Creation, General Caleb Akandwanaho, on Tuesday presided over the launch of a partnership between Makerere University College of Agricultural Sciences and Environmental Sciences top dons and National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADs). The partnership is aimed at helping boost agricultural production in the country through the sharing of knowledge and skills.…

Former Catholic Priest Says Celibacy Is ‘Self-Destructive;’ Catholic League Calls Argument ‘Rubbish’

A former Roman Catholic priest who left the church and got married has described the celibacy requirement for priests as “self-destructive,” an argument which Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights called “pure rubbish.” “Why Thomas Groome would enter the priesthood counting on the Catholic Church to change its teaching on…

Ja Rule: Hillsong NYC Helped Me Accept God

Hip hop artist and actor Ja Rule said in a recent interview with HuffPost Live that Hillsong Church NYC’s “come as you are” atmosphere helped him welcome God into his life. The rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, spoke with Marc Lamont Hill about his experience touring churches to promote his new movie, “I’m In Love…