- Oct 29, 2020
In Guinea, a leading organization of priests has called on President Alpha Conde to respect the constitution, after he has tried to force changes that would allow him to seek another term in office.
A prominent Catholic priest in Togo has chastised the country’s political leaders for ignoring the legitimate demands being made by the Togolese people for democracy.
As political tensions continue to rise in Togo, the religious community has made an appeal to politicians to put the country first, above their political interests.
As the campaign heats up in Burundi ahead of a May 17 referendum that could allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to rule the central African country until 2034, the Catholic Church has said it opposes the change.
A “last chance” political dialogue began on Monday in Togo, as the government sat down with the opposition to resolve a deepening political crisis surrounding the prospect of President Faure Gnassingbé seeking another term.
Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of the capital Kampala has urged Ugandans to “resist the bad politics” prevailing under President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the East African country since 1986.