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  • Burundi

    Arise, Shine Church! (Burundi)

    To come to Burundi is to find a wonderfully friendly people living in a warm, almost idyllic climate alongside Lake Tanganika! The landscape is rich and green – some have called it the ‘Switzerland’ of Africa. Burundi is a vibrant young nation – but it has a dark secret. Years of ethnic conflict between hutu…

  • We Are One Kenya

    We Are One (Kenya)

    Background to the new recording Kenya is a vibrant and hugely diverse nation. Altogether, some 45 million people live there and there are as many as 42 different tribes, each with their own unique history and culture. There are two official languages; English and Swahili. Kenya had a reputation for being stable, but in recent…

  • Reconciliation in Rwanda 1

    Reconciliation in Rwanda; Continued

    After the release of ‘Mana, kiza u Rwanda!’ (Lord, heal Rwanda!), we wanted to widen the impact of the songs across the nation, and there followed a two location concert tour in 2001, to Ruhengeri in the north and Butare in the south of Rwanda. Chip Bailey (percussion) and Russ Sargeant (bass guitar) travelled out…

  • Reconciliation in Rwanda 2

    Reconciliation in Rwanda; How it All Began

    I first visited Rwanda in the summer of 1999, in response to an invitation I received from the reconciliation department of African Evangelistic Enterprise – Rwanda [AEE-Rwanda]. This worship seminar week was jointly led by myself, Dr Rhiannon Lloyd, and Joseph Nyamutera and Anastase Sabamungu, two AEE reconciliation department leaders who have since became good…