Supporters of Kenya's opposition party shout slogans as they set fire to barricades in Kisumu on Aug. 9, 2017, during a protest of election count figures. (Kevin Midigo/AFP/Getty Images)

Kenya Election: President Kenyatta Takes Strong Lead in Vote Count, but Opposition Claims Results...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta took what appeared to be an unassailable lead in the ballot count Wednesday even as his opponent called the election...
Opposition supporters march ahead of the vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in Cape Town, South Africa, Aug. 8, 2017. (Mike Hutchings/Reuters)

South Africa President Jacob Zuma Faces New No-confidence Vote in Parliament

South African President Jacob Zuma was set to learn Tuesday whether he still enjoys the loyalty of his African National Congress as Parliament geared...

Rihanna Helps To Gift Malawian School Girls With Scholarships and Bikes

Rihanna is stepping up her push to help school girls in Malawi make it to class and stay there. RiRi may be a good girl gone...

At Least 11 People Killed in Attack at Church in Nigeria

Authorities in Nigeria say at least 11 people are dead and others were critically wounded when gunmen attacked a church in southeastern Nigeria. Garba Umar,...

Britain Extradites Kenyan ‘Pastor’ Who Claimed to Create Miracle Pregnancies On Child-Trafficking Charges

The UK has extradited a self-styled Kenyan pastor, who claimed he created miraculous pregnancies, to Kenya to face child-trafficking charges. Gilbert Deya's extradition came after...

Boko Haram Kills 83 In New Attacks, Releases Video of 3 Captives Pleading for...

Boko Haram killed at least 83 civilians and soldiers in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria in the past week before releasing a video...

Amid Fierce Persecution, Sudan Becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th Province

The Anglican Communion has officially created its 39th and newest province in the Muslim-majority African nation of Sudan. At a ceremony held Sunday at the All...

Kenya Election Official Found Tortured and Killed

An official responsible for running Kenya’s presidential election was tortured and killed just days ahead of the country’s next election, the country’s electoral commission...

Car Bomb Near Police Station in Somalia Kills at Least 5 People

A car bomb blast near a police station in Somalia’s capital on Sunday killed at least five people and wounded at least 13 others,...

Burundi Exiles Call for World’s Attention to Violent Crisis in African Country

Burundi-born Eric Ndayisenga and his friends in exile religiously listen to a radio station that urges liberation from the deadly political violence back home....

Al-Shabaab Slaughters 7 Christians In Door-to-Door ID Checks In Kenyan Villages

Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab killed seven Christians in a series of deadly raids in Kenya earlier this month where the Islamic radicals went door-to-door...

The Never-Ending African Famine: Physical Needs Abound While Eternal Destinies Are At Stake

by John Stonestreet When Jesus said, "In this world you'll have tribulation," He might have had Africa in mind. Imagine, if you can, that you hear...

6 Teens from Burundi Robotics Team Disappear from Washington D.C.

Six African teenagers who competed in the international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. this week have vanished, and two of the teens were seen...

Christian Clinic Saving Children’s Lives in Niger Despite Efforts by Muslim Animists to Frighten...

An indigenous Christian clinic in Niger is saving children's lives despite local Muslim animists' attempts to frighten parents away from seeking life-saving medical treatment...

2017 Caine Prize for African Writing Awarded to Sudanese Writer Bushra al-Fadil

(GIN) – This was a season of accolades for some of Africa’s outstanding artists. Judges for the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing this...
Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, head of the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, seated right, with other CRL members (photo courtesy of CRL)

Churches in South Africa Oppose Government’s Plans to Regulate Religious Practice

A proposal to regulate religious practice in South Africa is being criticized as a veiled attempt to thwart criticism of the government. On July 11 the Commission for...

Food Aid Beginning to Reach Nigerian Christians and Others Displaced by Boko Haram

Food aid is beginning to reach Nigerian Christians and others displaced by Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad Basin, World Watch Monitor (WWM)...
Private universities in Africa are dominated by Christian institutions in some countries. (Reuters/Omar Faruk)

Christian Universities Are at the Forefront of Africa’s Growth in Institutions of Higher Education

The last two decades have seen a brisk growth in Christian universities in sub-Saharan Africa. This phenomenon exists at the intersection of two of...

Bishop T.D. Jakes to Headline 2017 International Edition of Essence Festival In Durban, South...

ESSENCE Festival Durban is back and ready to bring the party with a purpose to South Africa for the second year in a row! ESSENCE Festival Durban  is...

Christian Aid says Theresa May’s Plan for Helping Africa is ‘Badly Flawed’

A Christian charity said Theresa May's G20 Africa announcement ignores the real demands of Africans. Theresa May revealed a new insurance deal at the summit...