Africa | Jun. 17 2018

US urged to help curtail violence in Nigeria

WASHINGTON — The United States has a responsibility to act to curtail extremist violence in Nigeria, said religious freedom and human rights... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 16 2018

Boko Haram sex, labor camp hostages rescued

BORNO, Nigeria — Nearly 150 children and adults enslaved by Boko Haram terrorists for sex and labor have been rescued from a remote camp in... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 10 2018

Pastor imprisoned for possessing Bibles

TIARET, Algeria — A case that began with police in Algeria stopping a Christian suspected of carrying Bibles in his car ended May 16 with a... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 9 2018

Worship services halted on Zanzibar Island

NAIROBI, Kenya — Pastor Daniel Kwileba Kwiyeya was ordered to stop the church service he was leading on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous Zanzibar... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 19 2018

Muslim attacks continue in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria — Nigerian Christians are in shock following two deadly attacks that left at least 19 Christians dead. On April 24, Muslim Fulani... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 7 2018

Egyptian Cabinet approves churches

CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government approved legislation April 18 that will legalize 166 unlicensed churches and services buildings. The... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 22 2018

Boko Haram raid kills 5 girls, source says

DAPCHI, Nigeria — Boko Haram on March 21 released most of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped from Dapchi, Nigeria, a month ago, but five girls still... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 11 2018

International migration from Africa increasing

WASHINGTON — Since 2010 international migration from countries in sub-Saharan Africa has grown dramatically, including to Europe and the United... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2018

Churches closed, pastors arrested in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda — A move by Rwanda to shut down more than 700 churches in its capital city, allegedly for building safety, hygiene and noise... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 11 2018

Church building demolished in Zanzibar

ZANZIBAR, c — A congregation of about 100 members on the semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar in Tanzania has been without a place to worship... [READ MORE]