Atheism Under Fire: The Fight for Existence in Religious Kenya

The first atheist organization in Kenya is fighting for its survival after a Christian bishop and politician filed a case to have its registration suspended.

The Atheists in Kenya Society (AKS) said that fundamental civil liberties and rights for non-religious organizations and individuals in primarily religious Kenya are uncertain as it prepared to file a submission last July 24th in response to a petition filed against the group and the Kenyan registrar of societies by Stephen Ndichu, a bishop and speaker of the Kiambu County Assembly.

Kenyan Woman Leaves Husband, "Marries" the Holy Spirit

A 41-year-old Christian woman claims to have married the Holy Spirit after abandoning her husband of 20 years in a bizarre incident in Kenya. A mother of six, Elizabeth Nalem married the spirit on May 25 in the small town of Makutano, near Kapenguria in the western part of the country. The ceremony took place in the presence of high-ranking local officials from the Anglican Church of Kenya.