The Need for Courage

Do any of these languages sound familiar to you: Bambara, Senoufo, Syenara, Tamasheq, Songhai, French? I know you’ve heard of the last one, but all of them are spoken in West Africa’s Republic of Mali and are represented in TWR programming.
This parched, landlocked nation has experienced rapid economic growth and relative stability for many years [...]

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A Deadly Disease

Did you know that yesterday, December 1, was World AIDS Day? I wasn’t cognizant of that until I received a “United Nations Dispatch” email report this morning. Normally, such an event wouldn’t get my attention, but these last few years have brought a new awareness of the considerable consequences of this global pandemic.
Sadly, Africa bears [...]

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Save a Generation

Akua[1] is HIV positive. She lives in Côte d’Ivoire and her life has been hard. She has experienced rejection, fear, isolation and the death of loved ones. During these trials, she has found support and guidance from others who are also HIV positive. 
One of the many TWR programs being aired in Africa in response to [...]

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To Women By Women

Angolan Woman

What would you say to a woman whose young daughter has been kidnapped and forced into sexual trafficking? How do you comfort a woman whose husband has abandoned her and her children? What solace can you bring to a woman who has just learned she has AIDS?
Millions of women globally are daily confronted with [...]

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Reaching the Bambara People

TWR is bringing hope to Africa! Since February 1, 2008, we’ve reached most of West Africa with the Good News of Jesus Christ from our 14th international transmitting site:  Benin, West Africa. This week and next I’m featuring four of the people groups to whom we air programs. Today’s focus is the Bambara. 
The Bambara (Bamana [...]

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