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Patrick Tambure fled the Democratic Republic of the Congo with his family, because they no longer felt safe. He and four of his eight siblings have albinism. Photo: LWF/M. Renaux (2015)
24 Mar
Lutheran Bishop in Tanzania speaks up against the persecution of people with albinism
Protection, Africa, albinism, Tanzania, UN Human Rights Commission
24 Mar
LWF urges Human Rights Council to work with religious leaders
A damaged house in Bukoba. Photo: LWF/TCRS
12 Sep
Tanzanian church and LWF support Bukoba earthquake survivors
Tanzania, earthquake, emergency relief
12 Sep
Bukoba Lutheran Bishop: Many people are “deeply shaken”
Tanzanian Lutheran pastor Rev. Amin Sandewa is a founding member of the interfaith network of religious leaders living with, or personally affected by HIV. Photo: Private
22 Jul
We can go far with others in fight against HIV and stigma
HIV/AIDS, Tanzania, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
22 Jul
Tanzanian Lutheran pastor Sandewa shares his personal experience
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania Presiding Bishop Dr Alex Malasusa: "The church calls for complete tolerance for all Tanzanians, regardless of ideology or faith."
5 Nov
Safeguarding peace in post-election Tanzania
Elections, Tanzania
5 Nov
Lutheran bishop insists on tolerance amid fears of ideological division
Regine Nibogora and her youngest daughter Stella. Photo: CWS/ Aaron Tate
21 Jul
Violence in Burundi, rising refugee numbers in Tanzania
DWS Burundi, Violence, Tanzania, refugee crisis, Refugees
21 Jul
LWF/ TCRS assists in overcrowded Nyarugusu camp
Ngendakumana Désiré, with wife Geneviève and daughter Félicité, is back in Tanzania for the second time in his life. Photo: Gilles Ouedraogo
10 Jun
Repeat journey for Burundian refugee who fled militia
Burundi refugee crisis 2015, Tanzania, Nyarugusu refugee camp
10 Jun
Family sheltering in LWF-supported camp in Tanzania
Burundians arrive at the congested Tanzania port of Kagunga. Photo:LWF Burundi
29 May
Burundi refugees in Tanzania receive assistance from the LWF
Burundi refugee crisis 2015, Tanzania, Burundi, DWS Burundi
29 May
Need for immediate support to overcrowded camps
LWF General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge delivers his presentation during the Marangu anniversary conference on 20 May 2015. LWF/Tsion Alemayehu
21 May
Marangu conference: Lutheran church unity in Africa strengthens advocacy for justice and peace
Africa leadership consultation, Marangu 60th anniversary, Tanzania, Moshi, Marangu 1955, Marangu 2015, Marangu
21 May
General Secretary Junge encourages churches to build on Marangu uniqueness