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The remains of a building that burned during violence in Didango, Nigeria, that resulted from a dispute over harvesting fish from a pond. Photo by Sharon Adamu Bamuka, UMNS

Violent clash leaves United Methodists homeless in Nigeria

Five dead, more than 2,000 mostly United Methodists homeless after violence following local dispute. Read More

Ganta Hospital in Liberia

Commentary: Cultural norms, politics hinder Ebola response

The precautions that protect against Ebola violate the cultural norms of West Africa. Read More

United Methodists, including Beatrice Gbanga (seated at table), medical and health coordinator for the church's Sierra Leone Annual Conference, help spread the word about Ebola during the kickoff for the national Maternal and Child Health Week at the soccer stadium in Bo, Sierra Leone, in June.

Church uses communications to combat Ebola outbreak

The United Methodist Church is responding to the outbreak of deadly Ebola in West Africa with a communications strategy aimed at saving lives and reassuring people of God’s presence. Read More

Mbalu Fonnie, head nurse in the hemorrhagic fever ward, and nurse Veronica Karoma describe efforts to contain the Ebola virus as she stands outside the gates to the isolation ward at the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

Nurses, doctors save lives but lose their own

A few on the frontlines of Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone already have made the ultimate sacrifice while helping others. Read More

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Leaders of 2 agencies decry laws targeting gays

Tough new laws against homosexuality in Uganda and other countries will lead to "marginalization, harassment, and exploitation in our global civil society," some United Methodist leaders are saying.  Read More

Women making history: Eunice Musa Iliya

"A woman is dependent on how society defines her," says Nigerian pastor. "So as I was growing up, I didn't know who I was as a woman." Read More

GC2012: Prayers for peace in Nigeria

General Conference prays for victims of the recent bombings that killed many as delegation worries about friends, families. Read More

Home nourishes body, soul of Nigerian young

Born out of the Hope for Children of Africa initiative, this mission of the United Methodist orphanage is still expanding. Read More

Nothing But Nets Nets Over $18 Million To Date

In its first year, the Nothing But Nets campaign raised over $18 million from more than 60,000 donors. A new report issued by the United Nations Foundation, creator of the grassroots campaign, indicates that... Read More

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