Bako saw Muslims and Christians working shoulder to shoulder, helping to rescue people from the debris.
Mennonite Central Committee
When Mugu Zakka Bako arrived at the scene of twin bomb blasts May 20 at a busy market in Jos, Nigeria, he saw more than the destruction, billowing smoke, injured people and charred remains.
BUKAVU, Congo — In spite of tense relationships between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and neighboring Rwanda, two Mennonite Central Committee partner organizations are working together to support the peaceful return of Rwandan refugees to their home country.
Twenty years ago, in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide, nearly 2 million people fled into Congo. Most were Rwandan civilians, but some were the soldiers and militiamen . . .