The currencies of most Central Asian nations go in step with Russia, so while sanctions against Russia for its war in Ukraine have an impact on Russia itself, they also impact the surrounding nations. Inflation shot up while medicine and food shortages have been noticeable. Pray that many in Kyrgyzstan will be shaken in this time and will search after God. Praise God that faith in Him leads to putting off our old selves, and to be made new in the attitude of our minds, and putting on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. Pray that many will find this new life in Jesus Christ (The Bible, Ephesians 4:22-24)
Niger is one of the members of the G-5 Sahel group, which fights extremist groups such as the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara and Boko Haram, as well as criminal gangs. Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, called on the international community to help this African country to exterminate extremist groups. After a meeting with Niger’s President Mohamed Bazoum, the UN secretary-general said that peace and stability in Niger are a priority for the United Nations. He noted that Niger’s armed forces need training and equipment to better confront radical groups. He called on the countries of the world to fully invest in strengthening the skills of the national army of Niger. Pray that substantial resources to be invested in order to recruit more soldiers, train them and better equip them. Pray for the leaders to seek God’s help who makes kings reign and rulers issue decrees that are just; by Him princes rule and nobles govern (The Bible, Proverbs 8:15).