Africa


Africa | Oct. 25 2017

Coptic bishop killed, priest injured in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt — A Coptic Orthodox bishop from Upper Egypt was slain outside Cairo, Egypt, on Oct. 12, the same day a priest also was attacked.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 23 2017

Bodies of beheaded Christians found in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya — A mass grave containing the bodies of the 21 Coptic Christians beheaded by the Islamic State (IS) group in 2015 was found... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 15 2017

Witch doctors sacrifice children in Uganda

KATABI, Uganda — Jackline Mukisa sobbed as she described how her 8-year-old son was found in a nearby swamp in February without teeth, lips,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 9 2017

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kill 20 Christians

ANCHA, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria massacred 20 Christians, including children, in the wee morning hours of Sept. 8.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 2 2017

Al-Shabab beheads, burns alive Christians

NAIROBI, Kenya — Hundreds of Kenyans are living in displacement camps in Lamu County, Kenya, after fleeing from al-Shabaab. The Somali-based... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 28 2017

Nigerian churches continue to be destroyed

ABUJA, Nigeria — Religious leaders in Nigeria are amplifying their call for the government to pay compensation for the destruction of churches... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 27 2017

New leader named for largest united church

WASHINGTON — Andre Bokundoa-bo-Likabe, general secretary of the Baptist Community of the Congo River and a former vice president of Baptist... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 24 2017

Somali militants kill 4 Christians in Kenya

BOBO, Kenya — Members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab killed four Christians in coastal Kenya on Sept. 6, a local source said. Shaken... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 22 2017

Sudanese police arrest 7 church leaders

OMDURMAN, Sudan — Police in Sudan arrested and interrogated seven church leaders in late August in Omdurman, Sudan, before releasing them on... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 17 2017

Sudanese police raid homes of church leaders

OMDURMAN, Sudan — In further efforts to help a Muslim businessman take over church property, police in Sudan evicted two church leaders and... [READ MORE]

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