SKIETSTILSTAND TUSSEN MAROKKO EN WES-SAHARA SE POLISARIO-FRONT VERBROKKEL

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Ontleders is bekommerd dat hernieude gevegte in Wes-Sahara tussen die Polisario-front en Marokko, ná ’n skietstilstand van 29 jaar, plaaslike stabiliteit bedreig en weer vrees vir die toekoms en veiligheid van Sahrawi-vlugtelinge laat ontstaan. Meeste van dié vlugtelinge is sedert 1975 ontheemdes. Die Sahrawi-vlugteling-kwessie is een van die mees langsdurende probleme ter wêreld. Wes-Sahara, wat…

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ONVERSETLIKE PAKISTANSE GODSDIENSTIGE LEIER KHADIM RIZVI STERF

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Tienduisende mans het op 22 November in Lahore byeengekom vir die begrafnis van die onversetlike Pakistanse godsdienstige leier, Khadim Hussain Rizvi. Die oorsaak van sy dood is nie bekend gemaak nie. Die 54-jarige Rizvi is Donderdag, 19 November, oorlede nadat hy ’n hoë koors en asemhalingsprobleme gehad het. Hy het nie ’n COVID-19-toets ondergaan nie…

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HARD-LINE PAKISTANI RELIGIOUS LEADER KHADIM RIZVI DIES

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On 22 November, tens of thousands of men gathered in Lahore for the funeral of hard-line Pakistani religious leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi. No cause of death was announced for the 54-year-old Rizvi, who died on Thursday (19 November) after suffering a high fever and difficulties breathing. No Covid-19 test or autopsy was conducted. Rizvi rose…

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CEASEFIRE BETWEEN MOROCCO AND WESTERN SAHARA’S POLISARIO FRONT COLLAPSES

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Analysts have expressed concern that renewed fighting in Western Sahara between the Polisario Front and Morocco after a 29-year ceasefire threatens regional stability and renews fears for the security and future of Sahrawi refugees – most of whom have been displaced since 1975. The Sahrawi refugee situation is among the most protracted ones worldwide. Occupied…

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G20 LEADERS UNITED TO ADDRESS MAJOR GLOBAL PANDEMIC AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

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By Alex Pollock Discussions on how to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and deal with the global economic damage it has wrought dominated the Group of 20 Summit, which began on Saturday (21 November) and was hosted virtually by Saudi Arabia. In private sessions, heads of state of the world’s 19 richest countries and the European…

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25 NOVEMBER ’20 | BID VIR BURKINA FASO

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Liewe gebedsvriende Presidensiële én wetgewende verkiesings het op Sondag, 22 November, in Burkina Faso plaasgevind. In sy strewe om vir ’n verdere vyf jaar aan bewind te wees, het president Roch Kabore teen twaalf ander kandidate te staan gekom. Die opposisie hoop om die stemme in hierdie eerste rondte sodanig te verdeel, dat Kabore nie…

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25 NOVEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR BURKINA FASO

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 22 November, presidential and legislative elections were held in Burkina Faso. President Roch Kabore is seeking a further five years in power and is up against 12 other candidates for the presidency. The opposition hopes to split the vote and deny Mr Kabore the 51% required for an outright victory…

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KONFLIK IN ETHIOPIË BEDREIG STABILITEIT IN STREEK

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Terwyl konflik in die noordelike deel van Ethiopië steeds toeneem, het Debretsion Gebremichael, Tigray se president, bevestig dat sy weermag die Eritrese stad, Asmara, gebombardeer het. Hoewel hy nie gesê het hoeveel missiele afgevuur is nie, het hy tog bevestig dat sy troepe sowel Eritrese as Ethiopiese magte aan “verskeie fronte” langs Ethiopië se grens…

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LANDE IN ASIË EN STILLE OSEAAN-GEBIED SLUIT WÊRELD SE GROOTSTE HANDELSVERDRAG

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Vyftien land in  Asië en die Stille Oseaan-gebied het op 15 November die wêreld se grootste verdrag oor vryhandel, naamlik die Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), onderteken. Die ooreenkoms sluit die 10 lande wat aan die Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) behoort, sowel as China, Japan, Suid-Korea, Australië en Nieu-Seeland, in. Die ooreenkoms sluit…

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CONFLICT IN ETHIOPIA THREATENS REGIONAL STABILITY

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Tigray President Debretsion Gebremichael has confirmed his forces’ bombing of the Eritrean city of Asmara, as the conflict in the northern region of Ethiopia continues to escalate. While he did not say how many missiles were fired, he did say his troops were fighting both Eritrean and Ethiopian forces on “several fronts” along the Ethiopian…

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