Africa


Africa | Nov. 17 2017

Egypt’s president meets with evangelicals

CAIRO — Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met for the first time with evangelical leaders from the United States who expressed their... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 8 2017

Church leaders arrested for holding worship

OMDURMAN, Sudan — In an ongoing bid by the government of Sudan to take over leadership of the Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC), police arrested... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 8 2017

Detained shipment adds to Bible shortage

KHARTOUM, Sudan — More than two years ago, two shipping containers of Bibles were headed for Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, when they were detained... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 8 2017

48 Christians killed in attacks in Nigeria

ZANWRUA, Nigeria — Attacks on Christians in Nigeria’s Plateau state escalated in mid-October, with 48 dying in uninterrupted assaults between... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 25 2017

Coptic bishop killed, priest injured in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt — A Coptic Orthodox bishop from Upper Egypt was slain outside Cairo, Egypt, on Oct. 12, the same day a priest also was attacked.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 23 2017

Bodies of beheaded Christians found in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya — A mass grave containing the bodies of the 21 Coptic Christians beheaded by the Islamic State (IS) group in 2015 was found... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 15 2017

Witch doctors sacrifice children in Uganda

KATABI, Uganda — Jackline Mukisa sobbed as she described how her 8-year-old son was found in a nearby swamp in February without teeth, lips,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 9 2017

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kill 20 Christians

ANCHA, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria massacred 20 Christians, including children, in the wee morning hours of Sept. 8.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 2 2017

Al-Shabab beheads, burns alive Christians

NAIROBI, Kenya — Hundreds of Kenyans are living in displacement camps in Lamu County, Kenya, after fleeing from al-Shabaab. The Somali-based... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 28 2017

Nigerian churches continue to be destroyed

ABUJA, Nigeria — Religious leaders in Nigeria are amplifying their call for the government to pay compensation for the destruction of churches... [READ MORE]

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