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CCT National Women’s Conference

Women in Prayer

Isaiah 58:1 “Shout it aloud, do not hold back.     Raise your voice like a trumpet. Declare to my people their rebellion     and to the descendants of Jacob their sins.” CCT held a national women prayer conference on 12th to 16th September at St. Johns University in Dodoma city. It was the first national conference which was organized by the Department of Women Development, Children and Gender. The main theme was “Tanzania without GBV is Possible” More than 300 women from different

Tearfund Chairman Visits CCT

Clive Mather, Tearfund Chairperson, with Rt. Rev. Jacob Chimeledya, CCT Vice Chairperson at one of the Churches implementing Tearfund-supported project

In May 2018 Tearfund Tanzania Country Office hosted Clive Mather Tearfund Board Chairman who was accompanied by his wife Ann. In a span of 3 days, the Chairman was able to visit several TF partners including the Christian Council of Tanzania. Other TF partners visited were Diocese of Mpwapwa (Anglican Church of Tanzania) and Diocese of Rift Valley (Anglican Church of Tanzania). The Chairman visited Tanzania to witness the transformation in communities that are benefiting from Tearfund supported projects. Through

New CCT General Secretary

Rev. Canon Moses Matonya

Rev. Canon Moses Matonya was born on September 25, 1964 in Ikowa village in Dodoma Tanzania, being the third born out of five children of Rosemary. His father, Matonya Makunzo, passed away in 2006 leaving three wives and nineteen children.  Rev. Moses has been a full time ordained minister with the Anglican Diocese of Central Tanganyika in Dodoma since November 1993. He is married to Ruth and they are blessed with five children, three daughters and two sons.  Currently, he

Bishops Seminar on Islam

Presentation by Rev. Dr. Bwire, representing PROCMURA and a lecturer on Islam from Kenyatta University (Kenya)

CCT, with support from Church of Sweden, is conducting a seminar for Bishops on Islam. The purpose of this seminar is to help Bishops broaden their understanding on Islam and current trends on Islamic radicalization and extremism. The two day seminar has started on 23rd of May and will end on 24th of May. The attendants include Bishops from CCT member churches, representatives of Church of Sweden, Zanzibar Interfaith Centre and CCT secretariat. Here are some updates in pictures:

Religious Leaders Meet With Political Parties’ Leaders

CCT has been  facilitating  high level consultative meetings between Religious Leaders and other important stakeholders at national level including political parties, government officials, national election commission and law enforcers organs, to challenge policy and legal frameworks that perpetuate systematic injustice  and threat of peace and promote a culture of dialogue to resolve sensitive matters of contention between religions (Christianity and Islam), political parties (ruling party and opposition parties) and all Tanzanians at large. The political tension that is experienced in

Community Monitors, Tapping The Potential

Community monitors in the group work of physical mapping

Community Monitors is a project designed to support powerful action by youth in the local communities in response to the destruction of the community life and the environment caused by  operations of private corporations and failures of Government officials.  This is a project done in the community where the community monitors develop their skills in information gathering, writing and communications. This program started in 2012 at Dar es Sallam with the youth from Temeke Ditrict later expanded to other district

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