Category Archives: Africa

‘What the Lord would want us to do’ in South Sudan

History is in danger of repeating itself in the African nation of South Sudan, where a generation ago a lengthy civil war killed an estimated 2.5 million people and displaced millions more. In 1987, 12-year-old John Dau and other young … Continue reading

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One young woman’s passion: ‘Always for Africa’

Gabrielle Romano had always wanted to go on an international mission trip, so when her brother and sister-in-law were heading to Africa to educate women about HIV and AIDS, she asked if she could go along. “When I left Malawi … Continue reading

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