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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.

  • A Nigerian Tech Startup Thrives On Developing Apps For African Churches

    By Kevin Mwanza, 11:56 am

    Asoriba, an internet-based application for church administrators with detailed information on the leaders and church operations is set to revolutionize the way people worship across Africa. The software that was developed by Nana Agyeman-Prempeh and three of his Christian colleagues in 2014 is already changing religion in West Africa with the ease of communication between religious leaders and their congregations

  • Gay Rights Puts African And Western Churches On A Collision Course

    By Kevin Mwanza, 2:50 am

    A call for greater acceptance of gays and lesbians has put African and Western churches on a collision course. Some African clerics liken mounting criticism from the U.S. and Europe to a new wave of colonization by the West. Consider some of the statements at a news conference last week led by Bishop Arthur Gitonga of the Redeemed Church in Kenya. “Homosexuality is equivalent to colonialism and slavery,” said one participant.

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