In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 photo, an injured man is helped at a private hospital after an alleged assault by a group of uniformed soldiers in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe on Friday faced a "total internet shutdown," a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital after alleged assaults by security forces. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Zimbabwe in ‘Total Internet Shutdown’ Amid Deadly Crackdown On Protests Sparked by Fuel Price...

Zimbabwe imposed a “total internet shutdown” for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to hide growing reports of a violent crackdown...

Egyptian Police Evict Priests and Shutter Their Church After Muslim Mob Converged on the...

Police in Upper Egypt evicted Coptic priests and shuttered their church building after an Islamist mob converged on the site over the weekend, according...

Kenyan Faith Leaders Condemn Nairobi Attack as al-Shabab Takes Responsibility

Kenyan faith leaders have joined to condemn a terrorist attack in Nairobi that has left at least 14 people dead. Police say six armed militants...

East Libya Forces Launch Military Operation to Secure Oil, Gas Facilities and Fight Extremists...

Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists,...
Cars are seen on fire at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Seven People Killed in Attack On Kenyan Hotel by Somali Islamist Terror Group al-Shabaab

Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and sending workers...

Al-Shabab Militants Target Christian Teachers in Northern Kenya

WAJIR, Kenya (RNS) — After the militant group al-Shabab killed three of his colleagues in a recent attack on Christian schoolteachers here, Jared Nyanchong’i packed...

13 Injured in Zimbabwe as Army Is Deployed to Disperse Fuel Protests

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers on Monday deployed in some urban areas where police clashed with protesters over fuel hikes, deepening the sense...

Doctors’ Strike in Zimbabwe Cripples Health System

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe has crippled a health system that was already in intensive care from neglect. It mirrors...
In this Jan. 9, 2019, photo, a family collects the body of their son who died at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe. The family who blamed the death of their son on the doctors strike said they were devastated. A doctors strike in Zimbabwe has crippled a health system that was already in intensive care from neglect. It mirrors the state of affairs in a country that was full of promise a year ago with the departure of longtime leader Robert Mugabe but now faces economic collapse.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Doctors’ Strike in Zimbabwe Cripples Country’s Health System

A doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe has crippled a health system that was already in intensive care from neglect. It mirrors the state of affairs...
Accompanied by his wife and his lawyers, Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu receives the receipt after petitioning the constitutional court following his loss in the presidential elections in Kinshasa, Congo, Saturday Jan. 12, 2019. The ruling coalition of Congo's outgoing President Joseph Kabila has won a large majority of national assembly seats, the electoral commission announced Saturday, while the presidential election runner-up was poised to file a court challenge alleging fraud. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Martin Fayulu, Runner-up in Congo Election, Asks Officials for Recount

Congo’s presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu has asked the constitutional court to order a recount in the disputed election, declaring on Saturday that “you can’t...

Christian Mother & Pastor Fear for Their Lives After Attacks in Eastern Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 11, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda sent a Christian mother to the hospital with injuries from a beating...

Grassroots Efforts Combat Alleged Police Abuses in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Six men were dead. On that, Kenyan police and a watchdog could agree. Then the narratives diverged, and sharply. Police posted...

South Africa’s Disgraced Former President Jacob Zuma Is Making a Comeback

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Jacob Zuma was in disgrace last year, a South African president forced from office by scandal and then in court on...

Anthea Butler: Honoring the Memory of Lamin Sanneh, Yale Divinity School Expert on World...

Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School, died unexpectedly from a stroke on Sunday (Jan. 6). He...
People participate in an anti-government protest in Omdurman, Sudan January 9, 2018 in this still image taken from a social media video. Haitham Seo/via REUTERS

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir Vows to Stay in Power as Protests Demand Resignation Over...

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir told a rally of thousands of supporters on Wednesday he would stay in power, as protesters massed a few miles...

Lamin Sanneh, Christian Convert From Islam & Gambian Scholar Who Shaped Contemporary Discourse Around...

Lamin Sanneh, the Gambian scholar who shaped contemporary discourse around World Christianity and missions in Africa, died Sunday at age 76. As Sanneh wrote in his autobiography, he...

Church Elder Killed by Muslims in Nigeria

DOGO AWO, January 7, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Ladi Yakubu does not know how her family will eat after Muslim Fulani herdsmen destroyed...

Somali Christians Worship in Secret Due to Fear of al-Shabab

MOGADISHU, Somalia (RNS) — In a small single-room house in the Banaadir district of Somalia, dozens of Christians worship in secret out of fear...
In this Nov. 24, 2018, photo, Filmmaker Tuleka Prah, right, films chef Touty Sarr , as she prepares a plate of thiebou dieune, a traditional Senegalese dish of spiced rice, inside a kitchen in Ngaparou, Senegal. In the quiet hours before lunch, two women worked side by side in an airy kitchen. One, a chef, cleaned fresh red snapper filets with a sharp knife. The other, a filmmaker, pointed her camera into a large pot of simmering vegetables. (AP Photo/Amelia Nierenberg)

Food Bloggers Bring Africa’s Rich Cuisines to the World

NGAPAROU, Senegal (AP) — In the quiet hours before lunch, two women worked side by side in an airy kitchen. One, a chef, cleaned...
Click to copyhttps://apnews.com/2edbb1ac45bd4e7a87c80cfd27c14d89 RELATED TOPICS AP Top News Joseph Kabila Corneille Elections Africa International News Presidential elections Congo delays announcing results of presidential election By MATHILDE BOUSSION 41 minutes ago 1 of 4 An exhausted Congolese independent electoral commission (CENI) official rests as results are tallied for the presidential election, at a local results compilation center in Kinshasa, Congo, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. The winner of the Dec. 30 election will not be made public Sunday as expected, the head of the national electoral commission Corneille Nangaa told The Associated Press. The electoral commission will confirm the delay later Sunday. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Congo Delays Announcing Results of Presidential Election

The announcement of the results of the Congo’s presidential election has been postponed, the country’s top electoral official said. The winner of the Dec. 30...