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OP-ED Opinions 

No African leader in important foreign meetings on  Africa!

“‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. 18 Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy. – Acts 2:17, 18 The forthcoming United Nations General Assembly Summit have led to… Read More

The importance of President Chakwera attending UNGA Summits

By Janet Karim Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching. — Hebrew 10:25 United Nations media reports that world leaders will gather in New York for the opening of the 78th session of the General Assembly (UNGA 78) under… Read More
Africa Leaders 

African leaders speaking with one voice as youth call for One Africa

By Janet Karim 1If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, now may Israel say; 2 If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, when men rose up against us: 3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us: 4 Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul: 5 Then the proud waters… Read More
OP-ED Opinions 

It is decided: the West, East, Americas are no longer custodians of global human rights

By Janet Karim 15″But if you disobey the Lord your God and do not faithfully keep all his commands and laws that I am giving you today, all these evil things will happen to you:…….” – Deuteronomy 28:15-68 As numerous countries in the west, east and north, continue to display various eye-brow raising acts, the world can no longer sit… Read More
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The new scramble for Africa full swing in divide and conquer mode

By Janet Karim “Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.” – Psalm 133:1  “Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” – Philippians 2:4 As with all news of high-ranking visitors from great nations from the West, that of US Vice President Kamala Harris… Read More
East Africa 

Uganda President explains law on same sex, as Malawi courts are asked to scrap them

 “Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable. 23Do not have sexual relations with an animal and defile yourself with it. A woman must not present herself to an animal to have sexual relations with it; that is a perversion. 24Do not defile yourselves in any of these ways, because this is how the… Read More

Malawi youth taking back economic platform — Women in the mix

18 She makes tapestry for herself; Her clothing is fine linen and purple. 20 She perceives that her merchandise is good, And her lamp does not go out by night. 22 She extends her hand to the poor, Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy. — Proverbs 31:18, 20, 22 In the previous These Freedoms, a discourse started that advanced the view that the World… Read More
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Celebrate women in all their rich cultures, values, and customs 

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.” Psalm 139:13-14  From March 6-20, 2023, the corridors of the United Nations in New York, will be filled to the capacity of women from around the… Read More