Africa


Africa | Aug. 30 2019

Christian mother in Somalia divorced, forced to leave children after Bible discovered

A 32-year-old mother of two in Somalia was forced to leave her home after her husband discovered a Bible in her possession. The woman, who secretly... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 28 2019

More clergy members in Nigeria killed by Fulani herdsmen

Attacks in Nigeria have left more than 600 dead, some of them pastors and clergy members. Dozens of others have been kidnapped in the continued... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 30 2019

Widow in Uganda flees after receiving threats

A widow in central Uganda fled her home after receiving threats from local Muslim leaders when she arranged for a pastor to bury the body of... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 1 2019

Persecuted church: More than 200 Christians killed in continued escalating attacks throughout Nigeria

Christian deaths are spiraling in Nigeria as militant Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram terrorists escalate their attacks, according to reports... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2019

Hundreds dead in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City, Mozambique, in southeast Africa. Hundreds are confirmed... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 23 2019

Muslim attacks, harassment at Coptic church prompts closure

MANSHIYET ZAAFARNA, Egypt — Police evicted Coptic priests and shuttered the church building of Mar-Giris (St. George) after Islamist protests.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 5 2018

Christian family ordered to return to Islam

GARSEN, Kenya — After a family in southeast Kenya put their faith in Christ recently, Muslims gave them one day to return to Islam or be killed,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 2 2018

Islamist terrorist ambush kills 7 Christians

CAIRO — Seven Coptic Christians, including six from the same family, were ambushed and killed Nov. 2 in an attack on their bus by Islamist... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 14 2018

African Catholic Church ‘tax’ draws objections

KAMPALA, Uganda — Thousands of Catholics in one of the world’s poorest nations are objecting after the Church asked the government to collect... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 7 2018

Muslim extremists kill 2 Christian teachers

NAIROBI, Kenya — Islamic extremists suspected to be Al Shabaab militants killed two Christians on Oct. 10 in northern Kenya. More than 20 suspected... [READ MORE]

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