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  • Ghanaian App Connects Churches With Followers Via Smartphone

    Ghanaian entrepreneur Nana Opoku W.O. Agyeman. Photo - YouTube - connects churches By Ann Brown, 2:55 am AFKI Original

    Ghanaian entrepreneur Nana Opoku W.O. Agyeman founded Asoriba, a web-based church management application that keeps the church connected to its members throughout the week, and not only on Sundays. So far, Agyeman has signed 395 churches in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and the U.S. He has registered 30,000 church members to Asoriba, which was named the Ghanaian startup of the year in 2015.

  • 11 Of The Most Beautiful South African Churches

    south african churches By Joe Kennedy, 9:50 am

    South Africa is known for its architectural heritage, which spans Cape Dutch, Neo-Gothic, Victorian and Edwardian eras and styles. As in other countries, the best architecture is often found in its large, ornate churches. Here are 10 of the most beautiful South African churches, from all corners of the country.

  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Rock-Hewn Churches Of Lalibela

    By Joe Kennedy, 8:14 am

    People have been worshipping at — and marveling at — the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela for centuries. These intricately carved monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are some of the oldest in Africa, and the largest churches of their kind in the world. Their origins and the cultural practices surrounding them remain a mystery. Here are 10 things we do know about the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia, from how they were constructed, to the modern rituals that take place in them.

  • Of The 10 Richest Pastors In The World, 5 Are Nigerian

    By Julia Austin, 6:07 pm AFKI Original

    Pastor Chris Okotie was a pop musician in the 1980s before opening Household of God Church, which has a reputation for being one of the most flamboyant congregations. Okotie has been described as a “car freak.” His fleet includes a Rolls Royce Phantom valued at $280,000 and a Range Rover Autobiography worth $140,000. The Rolls is one of a limited edition series designed especially for the extremely wealthy.

  • More than 100 Churches in Cameroon to be Shut Down by Military

    By Makula Dunbar, 11:58 am

    More than 500 Pentecostal churches call Cameroon home. Yet only 50 are legal, claim government officials in the Central African coastal nation.

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