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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24 FEBRUARIE ’21 | BID VIR SUID-SOEDAN

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Liewe gebedsvriende ’n Verslag wat op Vrydag, 19 Februarie, deur die VN vrygestel is, dui aan dat geweld in Suid-Soedan voortwoed, ten spyte van ’n vredesooreenkoms (veronderstel om vyf jaar lank van krag te wees) wat sowat ’n jaar gelede onderteken is. Gewapende aanvalle op burgerlikes het die afgelope jaar verskerp en duisende mense is…

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17 FEBRUARIE ’21 | BID VIR INDIË

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Liewe gebedsvriende Hoofminister van die Indiese deelstaat Gujarat, Vijay Rupani, het op Sondag, 14 Februarie, aangekondig dat die regering binnekort streng wetgewing gaan instel om “liefdes-jihad” in dié betrokke staat te verbied. Dit is “anti-bekeringswetgewing” om “gedwonge bekerings”, veral deur middel van huweliksluitings of enige ander “bedrieglike metode”, te voorkom. Indien die regering in Gujarat…

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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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10 FEBRUARIE ’21 | BID VIR LIBIË

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Liewe gebedsvriende Vredesonderhandelinge tussen Libië se twee opponerende “regerings” wat Vrydag, 5 Februarie, onder toesig van die VN plaasgevind het, het tot ’n ooreenkoms gelei wat ’n tussentydse eenheidsregering tot stand sal laat kom wat in beheer sal wees tot verkiesings in Desember 2021 kan plaasvind. Abdul Hamid Dbeibah is as Libië se tussentydse eerste…

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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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3 FEBRUARIE ’21 | BID VIR MOSAMBIEK

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Liewe gebedsvriende Die tropiese sikloon Eloise het die stad Beira in Mosambiek se Sofala-provinsie, op Saterdag, 23 Januarie, getref met sterk wind en swaar reën wat ernstige oorstromings tot gevolg gehad het. Dié provinsie is die swaarste getref. Volgens Mosambiek se nasionale instituut vir meteorologie (INAM), het Beira 250 mm reën in die bestek van…

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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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27 JANUARIE ’21 | BID VIR DIE SENTRAAL-AFRIKAANSE REPUBLIEK

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Liewe gebedsvriende ’n Landswye noodtoestand het om middernag op Donderdag, 21 Januarie, in die Sentraal-Afrikaanse Republiek (SAR) van krag geword as gevolg van geweld wat in die nasleep van Faustin-Archange Touadera se betwiste herverkiesing as president van die land, uitgebreek het. Die noodtoestand sal vir 15 dae geld. Francois Bozizeis, voormalige president van die land,…

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