Africa University

Mugabe Leave

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United Methodists in Zimbabwe ask for continued prayers as their nation emerges from the 37-year rule of former president Robert Mugabe. Read more

Global Nature

Africa University

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Staff from the Zimbabwe Annual Conference and Africa University officials report that United Methodists are safe after the country's military has removed longtime leader Robert Mugabe. Read more

Global Nature

Bishop May Obit

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Bishop Felton E. May, a prophet of "holy boldness" and a creative spark behind Africa University and the UMC's Communities of Shalom, died Feb. 27 at age 81. Read more

Ordained Ministry

Bishop Felton May

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United Methodist Insight Editor Cynthia B. Astle recalls her nearly 30-year acquaintance with Bishop Felton E. May, who died Feb. 27. Read more

Views from a Ridge

Africa Associations


Networks of United Methodist-related educational institutions are emerging on the continent of Africa in full-force to the benefit of higher education. Read more

Global Nature

David W. Scott provides a round-up of the latest developments at United Methodist-related Africa University in Zimbabwe. Read more

Global Nature

Africa U Choir

GBHEM Photo by Vicki Brown

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and the board of Africa University met together in Zimbabwe in celebration of The United Methodist Church's greatest educational success on the African continent. Read more

In the Church

The ability to function as a global denomination is predicated on cross-cultural understanding, which the UMC promotes through its connectional giving to higher education around the world, writes David W. Scott. Read more

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