The Malila people of Tanzania dedicated the New Testament in their language on Sept. 5, at an event held in Ilembo.
The full Bible has now been translated into 700 of the world’s 7,300-plus languages.
Another Bible translator in Cameroon has been murdered following an attack in his village. Pastor Christopher Tanjoh, who was a Bible translator and literacy teacher with the Moghamo Bible translation and literacy project, was killed on Aug. 7.
The Wycliffe Global Alliance is now under the leadership of Dr. Stephen Coertze, a former director of Wycliffe South Africa. Coertze began his official duties as executive director on June 3.
“Wash your hands” is a key message in fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus around the globe. But for roughly 30 per cent the world’s population, that simple advice is not accessible because it hasn’t been translated into their language.