6 Killed in Attack on Church in Burkina Faso During Sunday Services

For the second time since Easter, a church in Burkina Faso has suffered a terrorism attack during Sunday services. This time, the target was a...
President Cyril Ramaphosa dances to music on stage during a victory rally for his African National Congress (ANC) party in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa Sunday, May 12, 2019. The ANC on Saturday marked its weakest victory in national elections in a quarter-century, while President Cyril Ramaphosa declared that the vote had given him and others "a firm mandate to build a better South Africa for all." (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa Vows to Purge his Party of ‘Deviant Tendencies’

South Africa’s president on Sunday vowed to purge his party of “bad and deviant tendencies” as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following...
A church in Ouahigouya, in northern Bukina Faso. (Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images)

Gunmen Kill Priest and 5 Worshipers in Attack On Catholic Church in Burkina Faso

Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers. The attack on Sunday took place in Dablo,...

Hostages Rescued from Burkina Faso “Hell” Praise Fallen French Commandos

Three hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso arrived in Paris on Saturday, expressing sorrow at the death of two French...
A young girl carries her dog as she crosses the main road, with headline from a newspaper and election posters on the streets of Soweto, South Africa, Friday, May 10, 2019. The ruling African National Congress is coasting to a comfortable lead in South Africa's presidential and parliamentary elections with 80% of the vote counted, but the ongoing tally shows the party getting less support than in the previous poll five years ago. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

South Africa’s Ruling ANC Marks Party’s Weakest Election Victory

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on Saturday marked its weakest victory in national elections in a quarter-century, while President Cyril Ramaphosa declared that...

Kenyan Church’s Anti-Abortion Billboards Are Taken Down as Debate Over Legalization Continues

Thirteen billboards with provocative anti-abortion messages have been pulled down, ending a three-month campaign by a local church that divided and scandalized the Kenyan...
Mmusi Maimane, leader of the largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, speaks to the media as he visits the Independent Electoral Commission Results Center in Pretoria, South Africa Friday, May 10, 2019. The ruling African National Congress held a comfortable lead in South Africa's presidential and parliamentary election with more than two-thirds of the vote counted Thursday, but the incomplete count showed the party received less support than in the last balloting five years ago. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

South Africa’s Ruling ANC Party Coasting to Win in National Vote

The ruling African National Congress was on course to win South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections by a comfortable margin with almost all votes...

Christian Couple Falsely Accused of Trafficking in Kenya Awaits Information About Their ‘Stolen’ Son

From their pictures and videos, Matthew and Daisy Mazzoncini appear to be loving, doting parents. Photographs show them kissing their son on the cheek,...

3 Christians Killed in Ambush Attacks in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria, May 6, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen ambushed and killed a 26-year-old Catholic on Thursday (May 2) in north-central...

Post-apartheid South Africa is World’s Most Unequal Country

Perhaps nowhere in today’s South Africa is the country’s inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra. With...
Electoral campaign signs for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) stand next to a road junction in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The upcoming elections on Wednesday will take place 25 years after the end of apartheid and are the country's sixth all-race polls. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

South Africans to Vote Amid Corruption Scandals and High Unemployment

A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the...

Sudanese Refugees Use New App to Continue Reading the Bible, Spreading the Gospel, and...

On a recent Sunday morning, dozens of South Sudanese refugees gathered inside a tent at Imvepi Refugee Camp to thank God for enabling them...
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 file photo, a health worker feeds a boy suspected of having the Ebola virus at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo. The World Health Organization says Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, May 3, 2019. WHO's emergencies chief made the announcement at a news conference in Geneva. The Ebola outbreak that was declared in eastern Congo in August is already the second deadliest outbreak in history, and efforts to control it have been complicated by a volatile security situation and deep community mistrust. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, File)

Over 1,000 People Have Died in Congo Ebola Outbreak Amid Continuing Attacks On Medical...

More than 1,000 people have died from Ebola in eastern Congo since August, the country’s health minister said Friday as hostility toward health workers...

Acquittals Upheld for Algerian Christian Converts Who Were Accused of Trying to Convert Muslims

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria, May 2, 2019 (Morning Star News) – A convert from Islam in Algeria whose Muslim wife charged him with inciting her to change...

Baptist Global Response Requests Prayer and Brings Aid After Second Mozambique Cyclone

With Mozambique suffering its second major cyclone in the past six weeks, Baptist Global Response (BGR) has requested prayer for ongoing disaster relief ministry...

Ugandan Pentecostal Pastors Vow to Fight Proposed Church Regulations That Would Require Ministers to...

Pentecostal pastor Amos Mugabi used fighting words recently when talking to hundreds of congregants about a proposed government policy he believes is threatening thousands...

Funeral Held for Eight Nigerian Christians Killed in Easter Procession

Hundreds of family members and sympathizers on Saturday (April 27) attended a funeral in northeastern Nigeria for eight young Christians, six of them minors,...
A child drinks water from a gutter during floods due to heavy rains in Pemba, Mozambique, Sunday, April 28, 2019. Serious flooding began on Sunday in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, with waters waist-high in areas, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground. Hundreds of thousands of people were at risk. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

160,000 People at Risk in Mozambique After Second Cyclone in 6 Weeks Hits Island...

A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began...
People leave their flooded homes, in Natite neighbourhood, in Pemba, on the northeastern coast of Mozambique, Sunday, April, 28, 2019. Serious flooding began on Sunday in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, with waters waist-high in areas, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground. Hundreds of thousands of people were at risk. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Serious Flooding Rages in Mozambique in Wake of Cyclone Kenneth

Serious flooding raged on Sunday in parts of northern Mozambique hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, with water waist-high in places, after the...

Mozambique Urges People to Seek Higher Ground as Cyclone Kenneth Kills at Least Five...

The government of Mozambique has urged people to seek higher ground as Cyclone Kenneth rips through Pemba city and the Macomia district. More heavy rain...