Africa


Africa | Mar. 20 2017

Stampede at prayer meeting leaves 8 dead, 28 injured

LUSAKA, Zambia — At least eight people died and 28 were injured in a stampede for free food at a Church of Christ prayer meeting March 5 in... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 19 2017

Christians arrested in fight over school

OMDURMAN, Sudan — Police in Omdurman, Sudan, arrested four Christians in February and accused them of destroying the sign board of a Muslim... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 18 2017

Islamic extremists attack Somali family

AFGOI, Somalia — Islamic extremists in Somalia identified as Al Shabaab rebels shot and killed a Christian woman and her son while seriously... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 5 2017

Church buildings to be demolished in Sudan

KHARTOUM, Sudan — State officials in Sudan plan to demolish at least 25 church buildings in the Khartoum area, according to Christian leaders.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 20 2017

Sudanese court sentences missionary to prison

KHARTOUM, Sudan — A Czech missionary who also works as a journalist was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison by a Sudanese court Jan.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 27 2017

Missionary in Timbuktu abducted for 2nd time

TIMBUKTU, Mali — A Swiss Christian missionary abducted more than a year ago by gunmen is reportedly in good health, according to a video released... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 8 2016

Muslim herdsmen kill 12 Nigerian Christians

GIDAN WAYA, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed at least 12 Christians in Nigeria in late November in what Christian leaders call a campaign... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 1 2016

Christian school in Sudan allowed to reopen

MADANI, Sudan — A judge in eastern Sudan has ordered a Christian school that government officials had taken over to resume classes under the... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 17 2016

Alabama Baptists featured in ‘Disturbances’ documentary on 1966 Nigerian genocide

By Mary Wimberly Samford University During a bloody 1966 genocide in Nigeria that ended with as many as 50,000 Igbo tribe members murdered, a... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 17 2016

Christians attacked, house burned in Uganda

KOBOLWA, Uganda — Muslims attacked Christians in two incidents in eastern Uganda in October, burning the house of a Christian family and injuring... [READ MORE]

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