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September 2018
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Northern Africa > Sudan

Sudan

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September 2018
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Northern Africa > Libya

Libya

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September 2018
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Northern Africa > Tunisia

Tunisia



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March 2018
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Northern Africa > Algeria

Algeria

    Capital city and port: Algiers (4.5 million). Other cities: Oran (932,000) and Constantine (664,000).

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February 2018
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Northern Africa > Egypt

Egypt

Neighbouring countries are Gaza Strip, Israel, Libya and Sudan. Egypt is strategically placed, controlling the only land bridge from Africa, the Sinai desert, and the Suez Canal. It plays a central role in Arab-Israeli politics.

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Article

May 2013
Egypt

Egypt Update

The uprising in Egypt stunned the world, as President Mubarak stepped aside in 2011. The once invincible leader of the Arab world’s most populous nation was later seen in a courtroom on a stretcher behind bars.      With elections, Mr Morsi was ushered into the presidential palace. He was steeped in the Muslim Brotherhood,…

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Article

March 2013
Sudan

Sudanese repatriation

Sudanese repatriation On the morning of Tuesday 18 December, a convoy of 33 buses and 35 trucks left Khartoum, taking some 1500 people and all their worldly possessions ‘home’ to South Sudan. For some of them, depending on which part they were going to, this was to be a four-day journey. I say ‘home’,…

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Moroccan church on the rebound

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July 2012
Morocco

Moroccan church on the rebound

Moroccan church on the rebound Since the expulsions of a large number of expatriate mission workers in 2010 and subsequent harassment of local believers, Moroccan churches have been temporarily weakened.     Some cities were hit harder than others by the government’s action, with many local believers coming under increased scrutiny. Some underwent daily questioning…

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Life at home in South Sudan

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January 2012
Sudan

Life at home in South Sudan

World Mission Life at home in South Sudan I realise how far I have journeyed to be able to join together the words ‘at home’ and ‘in Sudan’. I remember when we arrived five years ago. I was in our aracuba, the temporary grass shelter we lived in as we constructed a hut to…

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