Africa


Africa | Jun. 8 2000

Apartheid activist begins jail term

CAPE TOWN, Africa — South African anti-apartheid activist and former cleric Allan Boesak began a three-year jail term for fraud and theft... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 1 2000

Sierra Leone losing religious relief workers

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Catholic relief Services has withdrawn its workers from strife-torn Sierra Leone where a number of United Nations... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 18 2000

Nigerian president featured at Baptists’ 150th anniversary

With the new president of Nigeria, Olusegun Oba­sanjo, a declared Baptist, and the overall Baptist community numbering more than 3.5 million,... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 18 2000

Rebuilding seminary may cost $5.3 million

Baptists in Nigeria are sifting through the ashes and counting the cost after the Baptist seminary in Kaduna was attacked during riots in late... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 11 2000

Four die in Kenya waiting for evangelist

NAIROBI, Kenya — A four-month-old baby girl and three-year-old girl are among four people who died April 30 while waiting to see a visiting... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 11 2000

Tree potential solution for African hunger

DAKAR, Senegal — Could a certain kind of tree hold the solution for starvation in Africa? Leaders of Church World Service in Senegal are... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 4 2000

Bible available in 21 additional languages

READING, England — The Bible was made available in an additional 21 languages for the first time last year, according to the 1999 Scripture... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 4 2000

Natives take lead in Kenya

The 14-year-old boy spotted a group of strangers walking down the country path. His curiosity was piqued when they stopped to talk to a man.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 20 2000

Missionary couple share love for work in Africa

  If missionaries Jim and Brenda Brock had their way, they would still be living in Africa today. The Brocks, along with their daughter,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 20 2000

Missionary couple share love for work in Africa

  If missionaries Jim and Brenda Brock had their way, they would still be living in Africa today. The Brocks, along with their daughter,... [READ MORE]

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