Can Zimbabwe’s New Leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Bring Change?

Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, and many question if he will be...

Former Soccer Star George Weah Elected Liberia President by Wide Margin

Former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah has been elected Liberia’s new president by a wide margin as the West African nation...

South African President Jacob Zuma Resigns

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday in a televised address to the nation, ending a turbulent tenure marred by corruption scandals that...

Winnie Mandela Is Dead

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died in a hospital on Monday after a long illness. She was 81. “She...

Mother of Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirl Who Refuses to Denounce Jesus Pleads for Christians to...

The mother of a Nigerian Christian schoolgirl who has been kidnapped by Islamic radical group Boko Haram has said that she is proud of...

Pastor Arrested for Faith in Eritrea Released After 11 Years of Imprisonment

A pastor in the small East African nation of Eritrea has been released after being falsely imprisoned for 11 years in one of the...

Christian Association of Nigeria Holds National Prayer Session Against the Barbaric Killing of Believers

The Christian Association of Nigeria held a national prayer session on Wednesday against the "barbaric killing" of Christians at the hands of radical Muslim...
The entrance to a farm outside Witbank, Mpumalanga province, South Africa. (Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters)

South Africa Condemns President Trump’s ‘Polarizing’ Tweet On White Farmers

South Africa has described a tweet by Donald Trump ordering his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to look into the alleged seizure of farms...

Advocates Sue Nigerian Government for Release of Christian Girl Captured by Boko Haram

The Nigerian government should urgently secure the release of a Christian schoolgirl that Boko Haram terrorists have threatened to imminently kill because of her...

Malawi Court Halts Work On Gandhi Statue After Critics Claim he Was Racist Against...

A court in Malawi has halted work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi after critics accused him of using racial slurs. "Being black people ourselves,...
Oprah Winfrey will deliver a keynote address about Mandela's legacy. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Associated Press)

Oprah, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, and Others Headline Concert Marking 100th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s...

Beyoncé and other international stars have gathered in South Africa for a charity concert honouring Nelson Mandela, a century after he was born. Pharrell Williams,...

Expert: African Tradition of Touching or Kissing a Family Member’s Dead Body is Aiding...

Touching or kissing the corpses of Ebola victims at funerals is helping to spread the deadly virus, according to one of the world’s top...

‘We Look Up to God’: Chibok Parents Praying, ‘Groaning’ 3 Years Later for Missing...

Parents of the nearly 200 missing Chibok schoolgirls continue to pray with hope three years after Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped the girls from a...

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...
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...
Officials in Madagascar have warned residents not to exhume bodies of dead loved ones and dance with them because the bizarre ritual can cause outbreaks of plague

Plague Fears Grow As Malawi Becomes 10th Nation Put On Alert for Deadly Outbreak

Malawi is bracing itself for an outbreak of the plague after the deadly disease continues to spread across the island nation of Madagascar. At least...

Exiled African Music Star Awaits Real Change in Zimbabwe

As Zimbabweans celebrated the ouster of dictator Robert Mugabe, they danced on the streets to previously banned protest songs by one of the country’s...

Pastors in Central African Republic Criticize ‘Complicit’ Politicians as Attacks On Churches Continue

Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic urged international peacekeepers to act more effectively and condemned attacks on churches and the "manipulation of religious...

Trump Administration Deports Christian Man in Need of Special Medical Treatment Back to Congo

The United States government has deported a Congolese Christian immigrant with chronic kidney failure and a host of other medical issues who could face...
The service featured prayers, tributes and anthems that sustained those fighting for freedom in South Africa against apartheid regime. (Photograph: EPA)

WATCH: Thousands Attend Massive Funeral Service for Winnie Mandela in South Africa

South Africans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid icon hailed as the mother of a nation and a political force. Crowds...