Calls for Prayer and Fasting as Thousands Flee Gambia

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A political crisis is brewing in a corner of west Africa.

On Thursday, troops from Senegal moved into neighboring Gambia in an attempt to force that country’s longtime president Yahya Jammeh to step aside.

The political chaos has forced thousands of people, who fear an outbreak of violence, to flee the tiny African nation of Gambia.

“I feel as a Gambian, I should just stay but whatever happens will happen,” one concerned citizen told reporters. “But I’m not that happy with the way the situation, the political impasse has been in the country.”… [read more]

lhwm notes: Lord please help these people. We do not know what is really happening there because we are not there. We ask that you help them in this time of need.

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