Africa


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]

Africa | Nov. 10 2016

Kenyan Christians targeted by extremists

MANDERA, Kenya — Islamic extremists targeted Christians in the shooting deaths of 12 Kenyans at a guesthouse in Kenya’s northeastern town... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 3 2016

Nigerian massacres kill nearly 50 Christians

GODOGODO, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 40 Christians in an attack on Godogodo in northern Nigeria on Oct. 15 and left... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 3 2016

Kenyan church fearful after Islamic attack

MANDERA, Kenya — Church members in a northeastern town in Kenya fear for their lives after six people died in a gun and grenade attack by Islamic... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 27 2016

Baptists ask for prayer for Ethiopian unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Baptists in Ethiopia are asking for prayer after more than two months of unrest have cost the nation hundreds of lives.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 13 2016

Ugandan woman beaten for attending church

BUDAKA, Uganda — A Muslim in Uganda beat his wife unconscious for attending a church service Sept. 18, sources said. Hussein Kasolo had recently... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 29 2016

Christian school taken over in South Sudan by police

MADANI, South Sudan — Authorities in southeastern Sudan arrested the headmaster of a Christian school in mid-September and took over the school’s... [READ MORE]

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