Africa


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]

Africa | Mar. 3 2018

Church in Sudan demolished without notice

KHARTOUM NORTH, South Sudan — Officials sent a bulldozer accompanied by police to tear down the Evangelical Church in Al Haj Yousif in Khartoum... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 1 2018

Christian convert in Uganda needs prayers

KATAKA, Uganda — In a village in eastern Uganda, Munabi Abudallah lost his wife and seven children a day after putting his faith in Christ.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 10 2018

Christian students knifed, beaten in clash

NAIROBI, Kenya — Muslim students at a high school in Nairobi beat and stabbed Christians on Jan. 23 who refused to recite the Islamic creed... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 24 2018

Nigerian student arrested after conversion

KARU, Nigeria — A Nigerian university student who converted from Islam to Christianity has been arrested by state security forces, as has the... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 24 2018

Reports of Christians targeted, killed continue

OMUKU, Nigeria — The deaths of nearly 150 Christians have been reported in targeted attacks on religious minorities in Nigeria, Cairo and India... [READ MORE]

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]

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