The Treeq Alsika Migrant Detention Center in Tripoli, where some migrants are held by Libyan authorities before they are repatriated.

Rwanda Offers to Shelter African Migrants Being Sold Into Slavery in Libya

Rwanda is offering to host some of the African migrants who reportedly face abuse in Libya. Rwanda’s government says in a statement that “we cannot...
Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe in September, before the coup (CREDIT: JUAN BARRETO/ AFP)

Wow! Mugabe Has Got it Made: Ex-Dictator Receives $10 Million Retirement Package, Domestic Staff,...

Robert Mugabe will get a house, a fleet of private cars and guaranteed first class air travel as part of a retirement package funded...

Catholic Relief Groups Say 3 Million People Are Undergoing Humanitarian Emergency in Congo

As many as 3 million people are in urgent need of help in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including many...
Demanding acceptance. (Reuters/Corinna Kern)

African Migrants in Israel Get Reprieve On Deportation Orders Due to Passover Holiday

The expulsion of African migrants from Israel has been delayed yet again—this time until the end of the Jewish Passover festival. The Israeli government, pressed to...

Former Congressman Frank Wolf Says Christians In Nigeria Feel Abandoned by Western Churches

Former Congressman Frank Wolf has noted that Christians in Nigeria, who are among the millions of displaced people suffering due to the action of...

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...
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...

Facing Impeachment, Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe Calls Cabinet Meeting

Zimbabwe’s ruling party on Monday ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and expressed confidence that he could be voted out...

Libyan Migrant Camps in Spotlight at European Union-Africa Summit

European Union and African leaders pledged Wednesday to do more to help thousands of migrants stranded in squalid detention centers in Libya, the main...
A vandalised H&M store is seen in Sandton, South Africa, January 13, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. Courtesy of TWITTER/ @ABRAMJEE /via REUTERS

H&M Stores in South Africa Ransacked by Protesters Over ‘Jungle Monkey’ T-Shirt Ad

Protesters angered by a “racist” H&M advertisement ransacked several of the Swedish fashion group’s South African stores on Saturday. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) protesters...

2 Dead, 47 Wounded After Congo Police Open Fire on Church-led Protest Against President

At least two anti-government protesters were killed and dozens of others were injured by security forces during a nationwide protest against Congo President Joseph...

South Africa Bids Farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at Funeral

Tens of thousands of people sang, cheered and cried as the flag-draped casket of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was escorted from her official funeral...

16-year-old Daughter of Nigerian Christian Pastor Forced Into Marriage With Muslim Employer

The 16-year-old daughter of a Nigerian church leader was forcibly converted to Islam and married off to her Muslim boss by a Sharia court...

Journals From Chibok Schoolgirls Indicate Their Kidnap by Boko Haram Was Accidental

The kidnapping of 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria by Boko Haram may have been accidental and the result of a robbery gone awry, according to...

Kenyan Churches Slam British NGO for Giving Contraceptives to Christian High School Girls Without...

Church leaders in Kenya are condemning allegations an international NGO administered hormonal contraceptives – including Norplant implants – to students at a Catholic high...

Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says Mugabe Must Resign or They Start Impeachment Process

Zimbabwe’s ruling party Central Committee fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday, saying that if he doesn’t resign as the country’s president...

South Africa’s Ruling ANC Party Counts Votes for New Leader

Counting of votes for the next president of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party has begun, after the polling took place through the...

Muslim High School Students Beat and Stabbed Christians Who Refused to Convert to Islam...

Muslim students at a high school in Nairobi on Tuesdaynight (Jan. 23) beat and stabbed Christians who refused to convert to Islam, a local source...

Over 1,000 CAR Muslims Take Refuge in Church Hiding From Militia Waiting to Kill...

Over 1,000 Muslims have been hiding inside a Roman Catholic Church at a compound in Bangassou, Central African Republic, fearful that a hostile militia...

Nearly 2 Million People In South Sudan Facing Severe Food Insecurity Due to Man-Made...

Over 35 humanitarian agencies have warned in a major report that close to two million people in South Sudan are facing severe food insecurity...