Hell as Rwanda Shuts Down Over 700 Churches
The churches were found to lack basic infrastructure, fell short of hygiene, breached safety regulations and their legal statuses was unconfirmed, local leaders have said. Other churches were found to have inadequate parking facilities, forcing members to park in the roads and causing traffic jams.
Nairobi News, 1 March 2018
Rwanda has ordered about 700 churches be closed down for failing to comply with building regulations and for noise pollution. Read more »
Rwanda: 700 Churches Closed in Kigali
New Times, 28 February 2018
Local government authorities have suspended activities for a total of 714 churches in different parts of Kigali over the last one week for failure to meet minimum standards. Read more »
New Times, 20 February 2018
Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has drafted a new legal framework to guide the operations of faith-based organisations (FBOs) which it says will help address illegalities and other… Read more »
Christians worship during fellowship at Amahoro stadium (file photo).