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September 2018
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A preaching tour of Ivory Coast and Benin (August 2018)

The four week preaching tour was divided equally between Ivory Coast and Benin. A map showing the locations of Ivory Coast and Benin in Western Africa Ivory Coast The first part of the tour was spent in Ivory Coast. The schedule in Ivory Coast involved preaching at Agboville, Divo and Lakota in between more extended teaching in Abidjan and the Gagnoa Bible camp. Being very young, the Youpougon Church is still finding its way but is growing in the Word. Konan Rémi is the main preacher, and he needs our prayers to continue to feed the flock. He is doing the Preachers’ Course and is...

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Storm over the Ivory Coast

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April 2003
Ivory Coast

Storm over the Ivory Coast

Who would have thought it? The September uprising in the Ivory Coast took many by surprise. The Ivory Coast has for a long time been something of a role model in terms of its stability and development. Even in Africa, where political stability is not necessarily regarded as a virtue, the country was heading in the right direction. Yet now it faces months, maybe years, of conflict and unrest. Everyone knew there was unrest following the disappearance of the former president, Félix Houphouet-Boigny in 1993. Politicians found it very difficult to fill the shoes of the ‘Old Man’. But recently, especially after the election of...

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