A perspective on life in the Middle East and North Africa, with stories of how we are supporting the Church and Christians in the region, written by the leadership of SAT-7.
Rita’s Vlog – International Day for the elimination of violence against women
Rita’s Vlog – World Television Day
As the entire world has locked down and moved to consuming everything through their television screens, Rita El-Mounayer reflects on World Television Day 2020, a year where SAT-7 has never been busier as a lifeline for Christians across the Middle East and North Africa.
Rita’s Vlog – World Food Day
As the World Food Program warns a further 6.7million across the MENA could face hunger due to the ongoing pandemic, Rita El-Mounayer encourages us all to reflect and pray for the region and the world on World Food Day.
Beirut Explosion – a call for prayer
As Beirut is devastated by a massive explosion, Rita El-Mounayer SAT-7 CEO, reflects on the tragedy; she shares the immediate response from SAT-7 and calls for continued prayer for the people affected in her homeland.
Happy International Friendship Day! – Rita’s Vlog
SAT-7 CEO, Rita El-Mounayer reflects on the importance of friendship and unity to promote peace and hope today and for generations to come on International Friendship Day
SAT-7’S POWER TO BYPASS LOCKDOWN OPENS NEW PARTNERSHIPS
During COVID-19 lockdowns, SAT-7’s ability to resource and encourage viewers in their own homes became vital as on-the-ground organisations were forced to scale back. Nicoletta Michael, SAT-7’s Development Manager, shares how new partnerships have developed and how working together can maximise the impact of all.
WHAT WESTERN CHRISTIANS CAN LEARN FROM THEIR BROTHERS IN THE EAST
Everyday experiences of isolation are something that all of us have become familiar with since the arrival of COVID-19. Middle East and North African (MENA) nations have been affected too, although isolation in other ways is a daily reality that many of the region’s Christians know only too well. Cairo-born George Makeen, SAT-7’s Arabic Channels Programming Director, explains how this isolation came about, how media is overcoming it, and what Christians in the West can learn from their brothers and sisters.