Tag: World Watch List 2021

The love of Jesus can pre-empt persecution, says Jan Gouws

The best way to counter potential violent, anti-Christian extremism in South Africa is to “spread the love of Jesus”, said Jan Gouws executive director of Open Doors Southern Africa (ODSA) during a virtual media conference today. He was responding to the question: “What is the possibility of Islamists persecuting Christians […]

Persecution of Christians rises in Africa amid Covid-19 pandemic

There has been an alarming increase in persecution of Christians in Africa over the past year and the coronavirus pandemic has further exacerbated discrimination against Christians, according to the 2021 World Watch List (WWL) released by Open Doors International today. Even South Africa’s neighbour country, Mozambique, at position 45, appears […]