Over 230 People Killed in Truck Bombings in Somalia

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230...

World Evangelical Alliance Ambassador Brian C. Stiller Shares Why Kenya’s Election Should Matter to...

Kenyan evangelicals were a petri dish in the grand experiment of public square engagement. by Brian C. Stiller The Academy Award winning Out of Africa, with...
Burundian soldiers from the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (MISCA) and French soldiers detain and search anti-Balaka militiamen who were carrying grenades, as they patrol the streets of Bangui during 'Operation Sangaris', on January 15, 2014. The African Union called on countries in the Great Lakes region today to reinforce a peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn Central African Republic to "definitively stabilise the situation" there. AU special representative for the Great Lakes Boubacar Diarra told regional leaders meeting in Angola that African force MISCA, which currently has about 4,500 soldiers, needed more troops. AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Christian Militants in Central African Republic Kill 25 Muslims in Mosque

Mainly Christian anti-Balaka rebels killed at least 25 Muslims inside a mosque in the town of Kembe in south-central Central African Republic. The rebels surrounded...
Bishop Matthew Kukah of Sokoto, Nigeria, poses for a photo in Liverpool, England, Oct. 10. He claimed that the loss of faith in the West is causing the decline of the Catholic Church in Nigeria. (CNS photo/Simon Caldwell)

Nigerian Pastor Says Decline of Faith in the West is Hurting the African Church

A Nigerian bishop said the Catholic Church in his country is beginning to lose its public influence partly because of the decline of religious...
An illegal migrant reacts at the coast of Souq al Jum’aa region in Tripoli, Libya after they got captured on March 13, 2015. Total of 97 illegal migrants from Senegal, Mali, Cameroon, Nigeria and Liberia got caught by Libyan Security Forces as they were en route to Italy after their boat broken in Tripoli, Libya on March 13, 2015 . (Ahmet Izgi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Europe’s Aid to Africa is Fueling a Slave Trade

Europe has outsourced the dirty work of border control to Libyan militias. In doing so, it has turned African migrants into commodities to be...

Mass Trials of Over 6,600 Boko Haram Suspects Accused of Slaughtering Christians, Children Begin

The mass trials of over 6,600 suspects believed to be members of Islamic radical group Boko Haram have begun in Nigeria, and are being...
A section of coaches of a Kenyan train that takes commuters between Ruiru and Nairobi City, shown at Mutindwa crossing point in east Nairobi on Sept. 28, 2017. The train is seeing increased religious activity. (Photo by Fredrick Nzwili)

Church On the Train: Commuters in Nairobi Hold Worship Services On the Way to...

This commuter train takes its passengers to work, but the preacher aboard hopes it will also take them to God. Starting in the suburb of...
A U.S. Army Special Forces weapons sergeant observes Nigerien soldiers during marksmanship training in Diffa, Niger, on Feb. 28. (U.S. Army)

3 Elite U.S. Troops Killed, 2 Wounded in Surprise Attack in Niger

Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed in Niger in northwestern Africa on Wednesday after their joint patrol with Nigerien forces was ambushed. One “partner...

Ghanaian Professor Says Christian-Muslim Conflict is Foreign War that Must Not be Tolerated

Reverend Dr. Nathan Iddrisu Samwini, Head of the Department of Religious Studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has stated...
Naomi Namusoosa and Shadrach Mugoya Levi on the morning of their wedding day. Mr. Levi is the spiritual leader of the Namutumba Abayudaya, a Jewish community in Uganda. (Credit: Merissa Nathan Gerson)

Jewish Communities in Uganda Celebrate 5 Marriages Before Audience of 1,500

Seven years ago, Shadrach Mugoya Levi drove three hours from his rural village of Magada in the Namutumba District of Uganda to find a...
Christian migrants from Eritrea and Ethiopia pray during the Sunday mass at the makeshift church in "The New Jungle" near Calais, France, August 2, 2015. (PHOTO: REUTERS / PASCAL ROSSIGNOL)

Eritrean Christians Call for Day of Prayer for Church Leader Who is Under House...

Eritrean Christians are calling for Monday to be marked as a day of prayer and fasting, as Patriarch Antonios of the Eritrean Orthodox Church,...

37 Killed, 117 Wound in Clashes With Congo Security Forces

At least 36 Burundian refugees have been killed in clashes with Congolese security forces who allegedly fired indiscriminately at protesters, the U.N. envoy to...

Canaanland: Megachurches in Lagos, Nigeria, Are Building Their Own Cities

Redemption Camp has 5,000 houses, roads, rubbish collection, police, supermarkets, banks, a fun fair, a post office – even a 25 megawatt power plant....

Nigerian Man Takes to Twitter to Reveal How his Church Announced and Applauded the...

According to a Twitter user identified as @HydroStatiQ, he was left in shock when while attending Sunday service, an assistant pastor in his church...

5 Lions on the Loose in South Africa’s Most Populous Province

South African authorities say they are searching for five lions believed to be roaming since last week in the country's most populous province. Drew Abrahamson,...

Bishop T.D. Jakes Has Reportedly Traced his Roots Back to the Igbo Tribe In...

Wife to the Senior Pastor of House on the Rock Church, Pastor Ifeanyi Adefarasin, confirmed that American preacher, Bishop TD Jakes is indeed from the Igbo tribe. She...

Kenya Announces New Presidential Elections on October 17

Kenya's electoral commission has announced that fresh presidential elections will be held on Oct. 17. The chairman of the electoral commission, Wafula Chebukati, issued a...

Two Policemen Shot Dead at Church in Kenya; Al-Shabaab Terrorists Suspected

Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Kenya’s southern coast on Sunday in an attack that police said bore the hallmarks of...

Nigerian Churches Demand Government Compensation for Buildings Destroyed by Boko Haram

Religious leaders in Nigeria are renewing and amplifying their call for the government to pay compensation for the destruction of churches by Boko Haram, even...

Surprise and Fear Amid Reports of Cannibalism Ring Leaving Victims Decapitated in South Africa

Fear has gripped the village of Shayamoya in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province after the discovery of a decapitated body. The family of Zanele Hlatshwayo, 25,...