High school hurt for Havva Yilmaz. She tried out several selves. She ran away. Nothing felt right. “There was no sincerity,” she said. “It was shallow.” So at 16, she did something none of her friends had done: She put on an Islamic head scarf.
Mpofi is a village some 45 km east of Walikakale town. It is isolated, lacks roads and is in need of other basic infrastructure. Mpofi has been linked with activity by FDLR, Alliance des Patriotes pour un Congo Libre et Souverain (APCLS) and Simba Mai-Mai combatants. There have been allegations of illegal tax collection, looting, extorting and mining activities.
Hundreds of terrified Christian families have fled Mosul to escape extremist attacks that have increased despite months of U.S. and Iraqi military operations to secure the northern Iraqi city, political and religious officials said Saturday.
A Catholic-run girls’ school in Swat, North-West Frontier Province, was bombed on Tuesday by Pakistani Taliban. The Convent Girls’ School in Sangota, Swat, was bombed by local Taliban, and the school building destroyed, according to the Catholic Church’s National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP).
Flights to exotic locations, uprooting one’s family, and investing years of one’s life are no longer required to do global mission work given the advancement of communication technology. Now, with the power of Internet technology, Christians can share the Gospel and God’s plan for salvation with people in 191 countries around the world without leaving their home.
KINSHASA, 8 October 2008 (IRIN) - Thousands of people who fled renewed fighting in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), between government forces and the rebel Congrès National pour la defense du people (CNDP), have yet to be located by aid agencies, a medical charity said.