The rise of atheism in modern Kenya

The Rise of Atheism in Modern Kenya

In the deeply religious society that is Kenya, Ssemakula Mukiibi stands out like a sore thumb over his beliefs… or, more appropriately, lack thereof. The 45-year-old computer scientist says he does not believe in the existence of God, even though he would like to have a supernatural being to revere. He has gone through various […]

Kenya Condom Advert Opposed by Catholic Church

Kenya’s Roman Catholic Church has condemned a Catholic group for a billboard and newspaper advertising campaign promoting condom use. The US-based Catholics for Choice was planting “negative attitudes” that could destroy the nation’s “moral fibre”, church leaders said. Catholics for Choice defend it, saying it could curb the spread of HIV. Around 1.6 million people […]

Elephants are Dying for Your Sins

An elephant had to die for your ivory crucifix, Islamic prayer beads or Buddhist amulet. Of all the “evil” in the world caused by religious belief and practice, threatening the existence of these majestic animals is one of the most ignored. According to “Ivory Worship”, a report by Bryan Christy published in National Geographic in […]