24 FEBRUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR SOUTH SUDAN

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Dear prayer partners, On Friday 19 February, the United Nations (UN) released a report stating that violence in South Sudan continues to rage even after a five-year peace deal was signed about a year ago. In the past year, attacks on civilians by armed groups have intensified, thousands have been abducted in communal conflicts and…

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17 FEBRUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR INDIA

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 14 February, in the Indian state of Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced his government would soon instil a strict law against ‘love jihad’, an ‘anti-conversion’ law, in Gujarat. This law is meant to prevent “forced conversions” with a particular focus on preventing conversion through marriage, or by any other…

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10 FEBRUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR LIBYA

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Dear prayer partners, On Friday 5 February, UN-sponsored talks aimed at peace between Libya’s two rival ‘governments’, reached an agreement on a new unity government with the initial formation of an interim government until elections can be held in December 2021. Abdul Hamid Dbeibah was chosen as Libya’s new interim prime minister. Representatives who form…

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3 FEBRUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR MOZAMBIQUE

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Dear prayer partners, On Saturday 23 January, Tropical Cyclone Eloise made landfall near Beira City in Sofala Province with high winds, heavy rains, and severe flooding. Sofala province has been the hardest hit. According to Mozambique’s National Institute of Meteorology (INAM), Beira received 250mm of rain in 24 hours. At least 11 people died, 12…

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27 JANUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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Dear prayer partners, At midnight on Thursday 21 January, a 15-day nationwide state of emergency began in the Central African Republic (CAR) in response to outbreaks of violence in the wake of last month’s disputed re-election of President Faustin-Archange Touadera. Former president Francois Bozize is accused of instigating the violence after the Constitutional Court rejected his candidacy for the 27 December presidential election….

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20 JANUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR INDONESIA

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Dear prayer partners, In just over a week, Indonesia – the world’s fourth-most populous country – has been hit by multiple disasters. On Sunday 17 January, massive flooding became the latest in a string of disasters to impact the South-East Asian nation. Thousands of people were evacuated, but at least 15 died over the weekend…

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13 JANUARY ’21 | PRAY FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Dear prayer partners, The United States has experienced a traumatic and tumultuous week, with the implications thereof still unfolding. President Donald Trump is facing a historic second impeachment after Democrats in the House of Representatives formally charged him on Monday 11 January, with one count of “incitement of insurrection” over the Capitol Hill riot. The…

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9 DECEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR THE PERSECUTED

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Dear prayer partners, 2020 has been a difficult year! There has also been an estimated 6% increase in persecution against Christians. According to Open Doors about 260 million Christians in the world experience high levels of persecution for their choice to follow Christ – that is 1-in-9 Christians worldwide. A recent survey of freedom of…

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2 DECEMBER ’20 | PRAY FOR NIGERIA

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Dear prayer partners, On Saturday 28 November, according to a UN statement, armed men killed an estimated 43 people (possibly more) who were working in rice fields, in a gruesome attack in north-eastern Nigeria, another six were wounded and several people are believed to have been kidnapped. The killings took place early Saturday afternoon in…

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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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