Bombing at Bus Station in Nigerian Capital Kills 71

A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising...

Nurse in Uganda Jailed After Being Accused of Infecting 2-Year-Old with HIV

Goaded by journalists who wanted a clear view of her face, the Ugandan nurse looked dazed and on the verge of tears. The Ugandan...

Church of Uganda Explains Support for Controversial Anti-Homosexuality Law

As Uganda continues to face international outrage over its Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was signed into law earlier this year, The Christian Post sought to...

Religious Leaders In the Central African Republic Call for Reinforcements

Religious leaders, playing an ever expanding role in the troubled Central African Republic, are urging reinforcements for an existing peace mission, even as the...

Fighting Between Muslims and Christians Kills 30 In Central African Republic

The fighting between Muslims and Christians has left at least 30 people dead in the Central African Republic. Others are fleeing their homes in an...

United Nations to Send Nearly 12,000 Peacekeepers to Central African Republic

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday unanimously authorized a nearly 12,000-member peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where fighting between Christians and Muslims has...

Ethiopia Set to Become Next African Country to Pass Anti-Homosexuality Legislation

Two groups in Ethiopia say they will hold an anti-gay demonstration in the capital. Ethiopia appears set to become the latest African country to increase...

The Last Church Standing in the Central African Republic is a Catholic Church

The president of the Episcopal Conference of Cameroon said the Roman Catholic Church is the only institution that is still functioning in the war-torn...

Kenya Arrests 3,000 People, Deports 82 in Crackdown on Terror

Kenya deported more than 80 Somali nationals Wednesday as part of an ongoing security crackdown by Kenyan authorities following recent terror attacks, Kenya's internal...

Violence in Central African Republic Leaves ’30 Dead’

At least 30 people have been killed and another 10 wounded in fighting between rival sectarian militias in the Central African Republic (CAR), police...

Oscar Pistorius Testifies in Murder Trial

His voice trembling with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defense on Monday, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his...

Samaritan’s Purse Responds to Ebola Outbreak In Liberia

International relief organization Samaritan's Purse is responding to an Ebola outbreak in Liberia by providing emergency medical supplies and conducting awareness campaigns. The Christian organization,...

President Obama Pays Tribute to Victims of Rwandan Genocide

US President Barack Obama paid tribute to victims of Rwanda's genocide, urging the international community to choose compassion over hatred, on the eve of commemorations marking...

UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Visits Central African Republic, Pledges ‘Solidarity of International Community’

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Central African Republic on Saturday for the first time since the country erupted into sectarian bloodshed four months...

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...

Rwanda Tackles Ethnic Divisions with “I Am Rwandan” Campaign

Twenty years after Rwanda's 1994 genocide, a government campaign encourages reconciliation by taking on the taboo subject of ethnicity. Supporters of the program say...

Rwandan Genocide — 20 Years Later: Government Urges Citizens to ‘Remember’, but Many Just...

Every year, beginning in April, Rwanda's government urges its citizens to "Kwibuka" -- the Rwandan word for "remember." To remember the hundreds of thousands...

South African President Jacob Zuma Is Tangled in Corruption Scandal

A scandal surrounding more than $20 million in state spending on the South African president's private home has ignited a debate about moral leadership...

Doctors Without Borders: Guinea Ebola Outbreak is “an Epidemic of a Magnitude Never Before...

Following the announcement of eight confirmed cases of ebola in the capital Conarky, the aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), says Guinea...

Muslim Fulani Destroy Over 20 Churches In Nigeria and Kill Hundreds of Christians

More than 20 churches have been destroyed by Fulani herdsmen during attacks on communities in Benue State, Nigeria. The attacks in Nigeria’s "Middle Belt" started...