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Kenya violence is affecting ministry

ICC Note

“All of our people have had to remain calm where they are in their homes. No one is traveling because travel has been pretty much blocked for everyone because of security, and some major roads are not even allowed on.”

3 January, 2008 Kenya (MNN) ― A dispute over last week’s presidential voting in Kenya has triggered the worst urban clashes in 25 years and displaced tens of thousands of people in the process. President Mwai Kibaki’s narrow re-election victory and his swearing in on Sunday sparked violence across the country. Much of it was along tribal lines, with tit-for-tat killings and arson attacks.

World Gospel Mission has work in Kenya . Speaking from Kenya , WGM’s Regional Director for Africa Terry Duncan says, “All of our people have had to remain calm where they are in their homes. No one is traveling because travel has been pretty much blocked for everyone because of security, and some major roads are not even allowed on.”

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He’s asking Christians around the world to pray. “Pray that the church would be strong. Pray for those who are displaced at this time — those who have had their homes burned down. Food is in short supply. Pray for the people of Kenya that God will somehow bring a quick end to what has taken place in just a few days here.”

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