Africa | Mar. 30 2000

Ugandan sect commits fiery mass suicide

KANUNGU, Uganda — Ugandan authorities said March 20 the death toll from an apparent mass suicide March 17 in southwestern Uganda by a doomsday... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 30 2000

‘Contact points’ used to reach Kenyan natives

MARALAL, Kenya — A new church-planning method has resulted in more than 150 “contact points” among the Samburu people of northern... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 9 2000

Sex trafficking a growing problem

The trafficking of women and children, many who are forced into prostitution, is a worldwide human rights problem that may involve 2 million... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 2 2000

Muslim riots kill Baptist seminarian in Nigeria

Seminarian killed, campus attacked, churches torched in Nigeria riots. Dozens of people — including a Baptist seminary student —... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 24 2000

Lutheran church growth high in 1999

GENEVA, Switzerland — An estimated 1.6 million people became Lutherans last year, reports the Lutheran World Federation, bringing the total... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 24 2000

Kenya missions trip heightens awareness of WorldSong staffers

A recent missions trip to Kenya in east Africa provided seven camp staff members from WorldSong Missions Place with experiences to share with... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 17 2000

Christians cooperate to reach Bedouins

With a culture straight out of Bible times, the Bedouins understand how a shepherd feels while seeking a lost sheep. They know about fig trees... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 3 2000

TWR adds programs, expands ministry

ABUJA, Nigeria — Audiences in Nigeria, India and the Baltic nations are the beneficiaries of expanded ministry by international Christian... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 3 2000

Panel: Religious liberty threatened

In its first months of work, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has issued a series of statements detailing threats to religious... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Challenges great for IMB missionaries

Southern Baptist missionaries risked mounting persecution abroad – for daring to tell the world Jesus is the only way to peace with God.... [READ MORE]