Africa


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]

Africa | Nov. 7 2018

Sudan authorities torture, release Christians

DARFUR, Sudan — After torturing them and threatening to charge them with serious crimes, authorities in Sudan have released 13 Christians arrested... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 7 2018

Dozens killed in attack on Nigerian market

JOS, Nigeria — Muslims attacked a market in Kaduna State in north-central Nigeria on Oct. 18, killing dozens of Christians and burning a church... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 29 2018

Terrorists vow to hold Sharibu a ‘slave for life’

DAPCHI, Nigeria — A terrorist group holding Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu hostage has vowed to keep her as a “slave for life.” The... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 30 2018

Attack in IDP camp kills 42, mostly women

BRIA, Central African Republic — Dozens of people are feared dead after suspected Islamist rebels attacked a group of civilians in early September.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 29 2018

Boko Haram threatens to kill more hostages

DAPCHI, Nigeria — A schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram urged the government to secure her release in an audio recording sent to local media... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 23 2018

More churches being closed in Egypt

ESNA, Egypt — Authorities in Al-Zeneeqa village closed a church Sept. 5 that had been holding worship services at the site for 18 years. The... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 15 2018

Suicide bomb attack on church thwarted

CAIRO — An attempted suicide bombing Aug. 11 at a Christian church outside Cairo was foiled by Egyptian security forces, state media reported.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 14 2018

Pastor and family burned alive in attack

BARKIN LADI, Nigeria — A pastor and his family were burned alive Aug. 28 by gunmen suspected of being Fulani herdsmen. The Christian Post reported... [READ MORE]

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