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All articles & reviews tagged with africa

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March 2014
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Meet two of the students!

Angeline I was born in Busia, Kenya. I have an older sister and two older brothers. I did all my schooling in Kenya. My father is a civil engineer and my mother a teacher. At school, I passed my exams and gained first prize in music at the National Music Festival. I always knew…

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January 2014
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Serving the Lord in Niger

Stephen Baggott, director of the Sahara Desert Mission, answers some FAQs about his work: Q1. What is a typical day like? A. We get up early to get our work done before the heat of the day. Businesses and offices here start work at 7:30. Some work right through to about 14:30; others take…

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Tunisia – where the ‘Arab Spring’ began

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October 2012
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Tunisia – where the ‘Arab Spring’ began

Tunisia – where the ‘Arab Spring’ began The death of Tunisian fruit seller Mohamed Bouazizi in January 2011 sparked a flame of protests across the Arab world. Many were stunned as long-entrenched Arab leaders fled or died.     Violence and civil war today continues in Syria. But how is Tunisia doing? How did the…

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August 2012
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Tough assignment in Niger

Tough assignment in Niger Alf Stephenson is the Gideons Regional Field Officer for West Africa. No stranger to East Africa, he had some surprises in store when he visited the west of the continent last November — not least a serious car crash. Having had the privilege of serving the Lord in 10 East…

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Was it worth it?

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June 2012
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Was it worth it?

Was it worth it? The southern edge of the Sahara Desert is a mysterious land with a striking landscape. Black volcanic mountains tower over emerald green oases. Cascading waterfalls and lush private gardens contrast starkly with the dramatic beauty of the desert, where sand waves roll toward the horizon. Intermittent adobe cities dot the…

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The Sahara Desert Mission

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June 2012
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The Sahara Desert Mission

The Sahara Desert Mission The Republic of Niger extends over the central/western area of the Sahara Desert. It is the largest country in West Africa and lies north of Nigeria, and south of Algeria and Libya. The population of 15 million is mostly clustered in the south and west of the country, and, with…

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The serving school

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May 2011
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The serving school

The serving school ‘Haven of Peace Academy —  leadership, stewardship and service’ reads the logo of this international school in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, which educates 350 students from over 30 countries.    The school provides Year 1-13 education which culminates in IGCSEs and A levels, allowing students to fit back into schools, colleges or…

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