Coptic Christians In Egypt ‘Take Pride to Die’ for Jesus Amid ISIS Terror Attacks

Coptic Christians have said that they "take pride" in dying for their faith following the latest slaughter at the hands of Islamic State terrorists. "We take...

Christian Pastor and Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, Tells Country’s Civil Servants to...

As Nigeria faces an economic malaise and President Muhammadu Buhari is out of the country on sick leave, the country’s vice-president has a clear...

For George Mwinnyaa, It’s Been a Long Journey from West Africa to Johns Hopkins...

The remote bushlands of West Africa are far from Johns Hopkins University, and the path was neither sure nor straight for the boy whose...

Leading Nigerian Theologian Says the Greatest Threat to the Church In Africa Isn’t Islam,...

A leading Nigerian theologian believes the real danger to Christianity in Africa is in the church. A good pickpocket works with a partner who will...
Demobilized ex-rebel fighters stand at the checkpoint at the entrance of Bouake, Ivory Coast, May 22, 2017. Picture taken May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Abdul Fatai

Three People Killed in Clashes Between Police and Ex-rebels in Ivory Coast

Three demobilized ex-rebel fighters were killed in Ivory Coast's second-biggest city of Bouake on Tuesday, as they clashed with police attempting to end their...
Human skulls suspected to belong to victims of a recent combat between government army and Kamuina Nsapu militia are seen on the roadside in Tshimaiyi near Kananga, the capital of Kasai-central province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, March 12, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron Ross

Congo Opens Investigation Into Ex-minister Over Kasai Violence

Congo's attorney general said on Tuesday he had opened an investigation into a former minister over allegations he played a role in militia violence...
South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks with journalists at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 meeting in Durban, South Africa, May 5, 2017. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

After Warning from Council of Churches, South Africa’s Deputy President says Country Must Avoid...

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, seen as a top contender to lead the ruling ANC into 2019 general elections, said on Sunday that...

Nigerians Long for Home Amid Boko Haram Terror

Tens of thousands of Nigerians are still trapped in refugee camps and the situation is considered to be one of the worst humanitarian crises...
A general view of the burnt and damaged Evangelical Church in Minya governorate, about 245 km (152 miles) south of Cairo, August 26, 2013. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi

Egypt Refers 48 ISIS Suspects to Military Court Over Church Bombings

Egypt referred 48 people to the country's military judiciary on Sunday for suspected involvement in three deadly church bombings and accused them of joining...

Lutherans Celebrate ‘Global Commemoration of the Reformation’ In Windhoek, Namibia

Lutheran World Federation assembles in Namibia for 500th anniversary of Martin Luther. Hundreds of Lutherans gathered this week for a global celebration of the Reformation....

Violence Between Religious Militias Worsens In the Central African Republic

Escalating clashes between Muslim and Christian militias in Central African Republic threaten to plunge the country back into civil war. More than 100 civilians died...

2 Christians Released from Jail After Presidential Pardons Amid Sudan Persecution

A pastor and another Christian unjustly imprisoned in Sudan are free after presidential pardons, but their release came just days after the government destroyed...

Christian Militias Kill Up to 30 Muslim Civilians In Central African Republican

Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic’s border town of Bangassou amid ongoing attacks by Christian militias...
Several mummies were recently found at a newly discovered burial site unveiled Saturday in Egypt. (Reuters)

For Egypt, Recent Archaeological Finds Are a Blessing for Struggling Economy

These days, the gods appear to be blessing Egypt’s floundering tourism sector that hinges largely on its ancient past as a cradle of mankind. Virtually...

South Sudan’s Humanitarian Crisis Has Displaced Over 1 Million Children

A simmering conflict in South Sudan has forced more than one million children to seek refuge in neighboring countries, creating one of the most...

What’s Next for the Rescued Chibok Girls?

The abductees face long-term rehab in government custody Nigeria’s recently rescued Chibok girls have begun a rehabilitation process away from home that could last between...

Controversial Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua May Be Moving to Israel

A Nigerian pastor who was at the centre of controversy when a church building collapsed with the death of 116 people is planning to...

Boko Haram Releases 82 Chibok Schoolgirls After Negotiations

Boko Haram militants have released dozens of schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of...

Hunt for Brutal African Warlord Joseph Kony Ends

The hunt for one of the world's most notorious fugitives has ended. After chasing Joseph Kony for 6 years, Uganda says its mission to capture...

Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau Reportedly Injured in Air Strike

Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau has been injured and one of his deputies killed in an air strike in northeast Nigeria, civilian and security...