A six day conference on the future of the Christian Church in African education, organised by the All Africa Conference of Churches, opened at the Limuru Training Centre near nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday (11 February).
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CU Sign "Limuru Conference" and Training Centre
SV Pan down INT from cross to delegates seated
CU Pan delegates seated
CU Lady delegates
SCU Miss. Anne Mujen and Cornelius Watyoka (both Rhodesian) seated nearest camera
CU Pan from Lady delegates to chairman, Rev. Emanuel Ayivi
SV Other delegates
CU Pan Rev. Ayivi with bible
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Background: A six day conference on the future of the Christian Church in African education, organised by the All Africa Conference of Churches, opened at the Limuru Training Centre near nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday (11 February).
More than 50 delegates came from many parts of Africa including Togo, Liberia and Nigeria.
Two delegates came from Rhodesia. they were Cornelius watyoka, General Secretary of the Church Council of rhodesia, and Mise Anne Mujeni, who works with the YWCA in Rhodesia.
The Conference was called to bring together African educators from many disciplines to plan the direction the churches will take in their involvement on education.
Their conclusions will be presented to the third All-African Council of Churches General Assembly scheduled to take place in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, from may 12 - 23 this year.
SYNOPSIS: At the Limuru Conference and Training Centre not far from the Kenyan capital, Nairobi -- a conference opened on Wednesday to consider the future of the Christian churches in African education. Under a wooden across, delegates from many parts of Africa will have six days of discussions sponsored by the All-Africa Conference of Churches.
The delegates, included the principal of schools, teacher training colleges end leading education officers. They will be trying to work out the direction the churches will take as educators in Africa.
Anne Mujeni of the Rhodesian VICA and Cornelius Watycka, Secretary General of the Church Council of Rhodesia, as attending the conference.
In the past the church in Africa is had an important role in education. Many African schools remain and Christian management. The Chur ??? almost solely responsible for transcribing African languages to writing and translating local ???.
Chairman Reverend Ayivi will forward the conference conclusions to the All African Conference of Churches General Assembly in May.