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Pope Francis replaces Zacchaeus Okoth with Philip Anyolo as Kisumu Archbishop

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Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Homa Bay Philip Anyolo as Archbishop of Kisumu Catholic Diocese.



The news of Anyolo’s appointment was officially published in L’Osservatore Romano in Rome on Thursday.

Anyolo, who is also the chairman of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, will be taking over from Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth.

Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth has attained the retirement age for bishops having served in the post since May 21, 1990.

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Anyolo was born on May 18, 1956 in Tongaren, Bungoma. He was ordained priest for the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret in 1983.

Pope John Paul II appointed him bishop of Kericho on December 6, 1995, and was consecrated as bishop of Kericho on February 3, 1996.

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On February 20, 2002, Pope John appointed him as Apostolic Administrator of Homa Bay upon the resignation of Rt. Rev. Linus Okok Okwach.

He was appointed bishop of Homa Bay on March 22, 2003, and installed as bishop on May 23, 2003.

He was elected Chairman of KCCB in October 2013, and is currently serving his second term. Previously, he served as the KCCB vice chairman.

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Liverpool maintain perfect start after beating Chelsea

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Alexander Arnold’s 15th minutes thounderous strike and Firmino effort at Stamford bridge earn Liverpool five points lead over Manchester city.

Liverpool are the first team to win their opening six Premier League games in successive seasons.

After an intensed play, Chelsea have a goal rule out over Var decision, on 71th minutes Ngolo konte score a hard fought goal.

Liverpool fans has loud Adrian over his resilience performance after saving chances from Tammy Abraham, Michy Batshuayi and Mason Mount.

 

 

 

 

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WHO accused Tanzania of hiding information on Ebola victims

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Ebola virus has cause major loss of life and socioeconomic disruption in Africa.

The number of cases has began to decline gradually, following the commitment of substantial international resources.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has rebuked Tanzania for failing to provide information about possible Ebola virus infections.

The WHO said it had learned of one suspected fatal case in Dar es Salaam and two others but, despite repeated requests, was given no information

Tanzania has said it has no suspected or confirmed cases.

The latest outbreak has killed more than 2,000 in eastern DR Congo, with Uganda battling to stop any spread.

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