Christians Worldwide Call For Release of Girl Held Captive by Boko Haram 150 Days...

Christians in the U.K. and Nigeria held a protest on Wednesday to mark the 150 days that have passed since a 15-year-old Christian girl...

American Missionary Jeffery Woodke Kidnapped by Suspected Islamists In Niger

Abduction comes as two American captives freed by Houthi rebels in Yemen An American aid worker has been kidnapped by gunman in Niger, where he...

How Christian Organizations In Africa Are Helping Fight the Ebola Outbreak

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread across West Africa, experts do not know how long it will be before they’ll be able to...

Zimbabwe Authorities Confirm Cecil’s Companion, Jericho, is Alive

Jericho, a lion that was an ally of Cecil, the Zimbabwean lion whose killing by an American dentist sparked a global outcry, has been...

60 Women and Girls and 31 Boys Kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and young girls, as well as 31 boys, in restive northeast Nigeria, a local...

Christian Groups Warn ‘Religious War’ Will Erupt If 15-Y-O Girl Is Killed by Boko...

Two of Nigeria's largest Christian associations have warned of grave consequences, including an open "religious war," if a 15-year-old Christian girl kidnapped by Islamic...

Nigerian Officials Warn Boko Haram Plans to Use Livestock, Young Males to Carry Out...

The federal government has said it has uncovered plans by Boko Haram insurgents to hide and detonate explosives using livestock such as goats, cows,...

South Africa’s President Zuma Abandons May Day Rally After Being Booed by Crowd

South African President Jacob Zuma made a hasty exit from a May Day rally on Monday after the crowd of workers that he was...

1 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirl Is Back Home; Fate of 84 Others Remains Unknown

Boko Haram's elusive leader claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria's capital of Abuja that left dozens dead, but said nothing about the group's reported mass...
Cars are seen on fire at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Seven People Killed in Attack On Kenyan Hotel by Somali Islamist Terror Group al-Shabaab

Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and sending workers...

Nigerian Pastor & His 3 Sons Burned Alive Among 20 Killed in Islamist Militant...

A spate of attacks, in which at least 20 were killed in Nigeria's central Plateau State over the last week of August, has shattered...

Christian Father and Daughter Burned Alive In Nigeria After Boko Haram Raids Their Church

A Christian father and his young daughter were burned alive after Boko Haram raided their church.  "On the fateful day, while we were in the...

U.S. Military Officials Arrive in Nigeria to Help Find Missing Girls

U.S. military officials are expected to arrive in Nigeria on Friday to help in the search for hundreds of girls kidnapped by Islamist militants,...

23 People Killed in Family Feud in Southern Egypt

At least 23 people were killed in clashes between rival families in the southern Egyptian city of Aswan, health and security officials said on...

Vatican Scraps Plan for Pope Francis to Visit South Sudan as Country Struggles With...

The Vatican said  it had scrapped tentative plans for Pope Francis to make a visit this year to South Sudan, which has been hit...

Africa, Home to Growing Number of Christians and Muslims, Contends With Atheists as Well

When the doors swing open every Sunday morning, churches in Africa welcome thousands of new followers. On this deeply religious continent, both Christianity and Islam...

Man Dies During Deliverance Service at Church In Benin

There was pandemonium Monday at Uselu quarters in Benin City as a 44 year-old man, identified as Osayande Ekhator, reportedly died during a deliverance...

Hoping for a Better Future, Africans In Large Numbers Head to Europe

It is easy to pick out the new arrivals at the shelter for immigrants here on this tiny patch of Spain in North Africa....

Kidnapped Chibok Girls Are Still Alive, But Many Are Impregnated and Carrying Diseases

There were indications weekend that many of the 200 girls of the Government Secondary School, Chibok abducted in April 2014, are alive and holed...

‘Worst Ever’ Ebola Outbreak in Congo: 198 Dead, Over 300 Cases Confirmed

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the country's history with 319 confirmed and probable cases...