(The Christian Post) – Prayers are being urged after 79 schoolchildren, along with three staff members, were kidnapped by separatists from a Presbyterian school in Cameroon. The Associated Press reported that the students, aged between 11-17, have appeared in a video posted on social media by the abductors, who call themselves “Amba boys.” The latest incident on Sunday in the English-speaking region of the country is

apparently related to the separatists’ attempts to establish an independent state in Cameroon’s Anglophone North West and South West regions. The video shows the boys being forced by the kidnappers to give their names and those of their parents. The armed men in the video explain that the students will not be released until their new state “Ambazonia” is created. READ MORE