News from Wednesday, 05 March 2008

Power Sharing Agreement Brings Hope to Kenya

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After almost 2 months of political crisis there are hopes that a power-sharing agreement by Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga will lead to much needed reconciliation in the troubled East African country.

CMS Ireland is asking supporters to continue to pray for politicians and church leaders as the deal is implemented.

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Posted by Colin Corbridge on Wed, 05 Mar 2008

Showers of Blessing for Yei Opening

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In Southern Sudan it is said that if it rains before a special event it is a sign that God is blessing the occasion. On the morning of Friday 29th February, untypical during the dry season, it rained just hours before the official opening ceremony of the new Diocese of Yei Primary Health Care Centre, the Martha Clinic.

Funded by CMS Ireland, with generous support from Irish Aid and others, the new clinic will help the local church address one of Southern Sudan’s most pressing needs – healthcare.

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Posted by Colin Corbridge on Wed, 05 Mar 2008