Tag Archives: Africa

BGR ministers to Africa on World AIDS Day

NAIROBI, Kenya (BP, TAB) — Today marks the ongoing fight against HIV, a virus that 35 million people around the world live with. Of those, 19 million don’t know they have the virus, according to BBC News. To combat the … Continue reading

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Ceasefire agreement could mean release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria (TAB) — After more than six months in captivity, the more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls will soon be released, according to a Nigerian presidential spokesman Oct. 17. A ceasefire agreement, including the release of the girls, was reached between … Continue reading

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Baptist World Alliance gains 4 new groups

BIRMINGHAM (TAB, ABP) — Now 231 organizations in 121 countries are a part of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) after four church networks recently joined. The Chin Baptist Churches USA, two groups from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (The … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Prayers requested for Sahel hunger crisis

DAKAR, Senegal (BGR) — The food crisis in Africa’s Sahel region is expected to remain critical throughout the summer, a United Nations relief official has announced. Southern Baptists are being asked to pray for those who are suffering near starvation and for … Continue reading

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