5 Kenyan Police Wounded in Al Shabaab Attacks

Five Kenyan police officers were wounded by Somali militants who attacked two patrols in rural areas in the east of the country, Kenya's police...

Boko Haram Becoming the ISIS of Africa

As the Islamic State continues to dominate headlines in America and in the Middle East, another radical Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, is also...

Will Nigerian Christians Back a Muslim Candidate In Upcoming Presidential Elections?

Under the shadow of Boko Haram violence, Nigerians head to the polls Saturday (March 28) to elect a president and a deputy in a...

UN Peacekeepers Face Rape Charges in Africa

Sitting under a mango tree on the outskirts of this capital city, Abdou Mbone, 58, says U.N. peacekeeping troops raped his wife, Halima, before leaving...

Witch Doctors Banned In Tanzania After Ritual Killing of Albino People

The government of Tanzania has banned witch doctors due to ritual killings of albino people for their body parts. The witch doctors reportedly fueled the...

Catholic Bishop Says Liberians Are Being Treated Like “Scum” During Ebola Crisis

A Catholic Bishop in Liberia says his people are being treated like "scum" in a world gripped by the Ebola crisis. Bishop Anthony Borwah, 48,...

Teachers Arrested at Christian School In South Sudan, Others Restricted from Leaving to Aid...

Police in South Sudan arrested 12 staff members of a Christian school and restricted others from leaving the campus, accusing them of obstructing the...

West African Nations Seal Off Epicentre of Ebola Crisis as Fears of Epidemic Grow

West Africa's Ebola-hit nations announced a cross-border isolation zone on Friday, sealing off the epicentre of the world's worst-ever outbreak as health chiefs warned...

Ebola Survivors in Liberia Help Doctors Care for Those Still Suffering

Yesterday, Dr. Darin Portnoy, a family physician from the Bronx, completed his first rounds—60 patients, five of them children—in an Ebola ward of a...

Thousands of Christians Flee South Sudan

The endless flow of refugees fleeing into Uganda from South Sudan is continuing at an alarming rate. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, 26,000...

President Trump to Sell Warplanes to Nigeria for Boko Haram Fight

The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists despite concerns...

Niger Troops Uncover Mass Grave Outside Town Taken from Boko Haram

Troops from Chad and Niger have discovered what appears to be a mass grave outside the northern Nigerian town of Damasak, liberated from the...

Boko Haram Increasingly Using Children as Suicide Bombers in Nigeria

The number of children, mainly girls, used by the Nigerian armed group Boko Haram as "human bombs" has quadrupled this year, according to UNICEF. The UN's children...

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...

With his Country in Turmoil, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Makes Another Spiritual Pilgrimage to...

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, whose country is being rocked by the Islamic terror of Boko Haram, met Sunday in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Binyamin...

In Kenya, Pope Francis Calls for Compassion for Poor and Nurturing of Youth

At a rain-soaked Mass on Thursday morning with thousands huddled before him, Pope Francis called for Kenyans to remember the poor, tap into the idealism...
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...

Italian Missionary Kidnapped in Nigeria Has Been Released; Visits Italy, But Says he’s Going...

Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest who’d been kidnapped last Friday in Nigeria, was released on Tuesday just before midnight. Afterwards, he said...

Christian Pastor and 7 Others Murdered While Working to Combat Ebola in Southern Guinea

There are ten statutes in Westminster Abbey in London commemorating martyrs of the 20th Century. It’s an unusual set of martyrs that includes Martin Luther King...

Ebola Survivor says Drug Works, Speed Up Production

A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it...