A Conversation with Eliud Wabukala, Archbishop Emeritus of Kenya (03.27.24)

Please join us at the Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road, on Wednesday, March 27, at 2 PM, for a conversation with The Most Revd. Eliud Wabukala, Archbishop Emeritus of Kenya.

Dr. Wabukala will talk about religion and politics in Africa, his work with the Kenyan government on anti-corruption and anti-violence, and his leadership experience in the National Council of Churches.

Dr. Eliud Wabukala served seven years as the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya, retiring in 2016. He went on to chair the country’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), having been nominated for the position by Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta. Prior to his election as primate in 2009, he served 12 years as the first bishop of Bungoma, Kenya. He was formerly Academic Dean of St. Paul’s University, Limuru, Kenya, and has been two times Chairman of the National Council of Churches of Kenya. He has been involved in many peace mitigations and reconciliation processes following the 2007 post-election violence in Kenya. He was an active stakeholder in the Interfaith Ufungamano meetings, from where he found his way into the Kofi Annan led peace talks. Archbishop Wabukala has also been involved in the reform process in South Sudan. He is a graduate of Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, Canada.

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