Africa


Africa | Feb. 10 2018

Christian students knifed, beaten in clash

NAIROBI, Kenya — Muslim students at a high school in Nairobi beat and stabbed Christians on Jan. 23 who refused to recite the Islamic creed... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 24 2018

Nigerian student arrested after conversion

KARU, Nigeria — A Nigerian university student who converted from Islam to Christianity has been arrested by state security forces, as has the... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 24 2018

Reports of Christians targeted, killed continue

OMUKU, Nigeria — The deaths of nearly 150 Christians have been reported in targeted attacks on religious minorities in Nigeria, Cairo and India... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 10 2018

Sudanese officials evict pastors, take property

OMDURMAN, South Sudan — An Islamist judge in Sudan upheld the eviction of two pastors from their church-owned homes while 60 other Christians... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 5 2018

Christian persecution remains high in Sudan

KHARTOUM, Sudan — A depleting pool of clergy has not stopped Christian work in Sudan. A local pastor identified only as James told Mission... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 23 2017

British aid worker shot dead in Nigeria

ENEKOROGHA, Nigeria — British charity worker Ian Squire was killed moments after singing “Amazing Grace” to his fellow captives, sources... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 12 2017

Christians in Egypt lose more worship sites

SHOBRA EL-KHEIMA, Egypt — Fear of Islamist attacks was again cited as the cause of stopping worship in Egypt recently, even though parishioners... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 4 2017

Muslims ambush, kill 9 Christians in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria — Nine Christians were ambushed and killed by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on Nov. 9, sources said. The victims,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 30 2017

Muslim teacher attacks school head in Uganda

KABUNA, Uganda — A Muslim posing as a Christian teacher at a Christian elementary school with 162 children in eastern Uganda recently attacked... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 17 2017

Egypt’s president meets with evangelicals

CAIRO — Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met for the first time with evangelical leaders from the United States who expressed their... [READ MORE]

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