Africa


Africa | Jan. 10 2018

Sudanese officials evict pastors, take property

OMDURMAN, South Sudan — An Islamist judge in Sudan upheld the eviction of two pastors from their church-owned homes while 60 other Christians... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 5 2018

Christian persecution remains high in Sudan

KHARTOUM, Sudan — A depleting pool of clergy has not stopped Christian work in Sudan. A local pastor identified only as James told Mission... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 23 2017

British aid worker shot dead in Nigeria

ENEKOROGHA, Nigeria — British charity worker Ian Squire was killed moments after singing “Amazing Grace” to his fellow captives, sources... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 12 2017

Christians in Egypt lose more worship sites

SHOBRA EL-KHEIMA, Egypt — Fear of Islamist attacks was again cited as the cause of stopping worship in Egypt recently, even though parishioners... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 4 2017

Muslims ambush, kill 9 Christians in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria — Nine Christians were ambushed and killed by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on Nov. 9, sources said. The victims,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 30 2017

Muslim teacher attacks school head in Uganda

KABUNA, Uganda — A Muslim posing as a Christian teacher at a Christian elementary school with 162 children in eastern Uganda recently attacked... [READ MORE]

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]

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