Africa


Africa | Aug. 31 2000

Alabama Journeyman finds everyone understands a hug

Amanda Hill is well aware of the language barriers she faces as a missionary working in Gaborone, Botswana, but believes personal contact is... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 24 2000

Thousands accept Christ in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — More than 11,500 people — thousands of Muslims among them — made public decisions for Christ in April... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 24 2000

Kaduna state displaces Christian area

ABUJA, Nigeria — The Kaduna state government in northern Nigeria ordered the displacement of a Christian community in Gonin-Gora village... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 24 2000

Progressive National Baptists urge attention to AIDS

Delegates to the annual meeting of the Progressive National Baptist Convention called on their churches to increase ministries to those suffering... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 24 2000

Africans respond to church’s puppet ministry

A small troupe of puppets made a big difference recently in the lives of thousands of African children and adults alike. The puppets, part of... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 24 2000

Displaced Congo pastors receive aid

WASHINGTON — Displaced pastors of the Baptist Community in Central Africa (BCCA) have received help in war-torn Congo from Baptist World... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 17 2000

Nigeria’s vice president backs Islamic law

SOKOTO, Nigeria — In what appears to be a major government shift from opposition to the implementation of sharia, the Islamic legal system,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 10 2000

Religion news coverage increasing, study finds

A recent study from a prominent media analysis group finds that religion is getting more news coverage and more journalists are attending church ... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 10 2000

Oldest black denomination elects femail

CINCINNATI, Ohio — The African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest black denomination in the U.S., elected its first female bishop July... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 13 2000

Summer missionary killed in van crash

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A Georgia university student helping to build a church in Botswana was killed July 1 when the van in which... [READ MORE]

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