Christian Mother & Pastor Fear for Their Lives After Attacks in Eastern Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 11, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda sent a Christian mother to the hospital with injuries from a beating...

Grassroots Efforts Combat Alleged Police Abuses in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Six men were dead. On that, Kenyan police and a watchdog could agree. Then the narratives diverged, and sharply. Police posted...

South Africa’s Disgraced Former President Jacob Zuma Is Making a Comeback

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Jacob Zuma was in disgrace last year, a South African president forced from office by scandal and then in court on...

Anthea Butler: Honoring the Memory of Lamin Sanneh, Yale Divinity School Expert on World...

Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School, died unexpectedly from a stroke on Sunday (Jan. 6). He...
People participate in an anti-government protest in Omdurman, Sudan January 9, 2018 in this still image taken from a social media video. Haitham Seo/via REUTERS

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir Vows to Stay in Power as Protests Demand Resignation Over...

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir told a rally of thousands of supporters on Wednesday he would stay in power, as protesters massed a few miles...

Lamin Sanneh, Christian Convert From Islam & Gambian Scholar Who Shaped Contemporary Discourse Around...

Lamin Sanneh, the Gambian scholar who shaped contemporary discourse around World Christianity and missions in Africa, died Sunday at age 76. As Sanneh wrote in his autobiography, he...

Church Elder Killed by Muslims in Nigeria

DOGO AWO, January 7, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Ladi Yakubu does not know how her family will eat after Muslim Fulani herdsmen destroyed...

Somali Christians Worship in Secret Due to Fear of al-Shabab

MOGADISHU, Somalia (RNS) — In a small single-room house in the Banaadir district of Somalia, dozens of Christians worship in secret out of fear...
In this Nov. 24, 2018, photo, Filmmaker Tuleka Prah, right, films chef Touty Sarr , as she prepares a plate of thiebou dieune, a traditional Senegalese dish of spiced rice, inside a kitchen in Ngaparou, Senegal. In the quiet hours before lunch, two women worked side by side in an airy kitchen. One, a chef, cleaned fresh red snapper filets with a sharp knife. The other, a filmmaker, pointed her camera into a large pot of simmering vegetables. (AP Photo/Amelia Nierenberg)

Food Bloggers Bring Africa’s Rich Cuisines to the World

NGAPAROU, Senegal (AP) — In the quiet hours before lunch, two women worked side by side in an airy kitchen. One, a chef, cleaned...
Click to copyhttps://apnews.com/2edbb1ac45bd4e7a87c80cfd27c14d89 RELATED TOPICS AP Top News Joseph Kabila Corneille Elections Africa International News Presidential elections Congo delays announcing results of presidential election By MATHILDE BOUSSION 41 minutes ago 1 of 4 An exhausted Congolese independent electoral commission (CENI) official rests as results are tallied for the presidential election, at a local results compilation center in Kinshasa, Congo, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. The winner of the Dec. 30 election will not be made public Sunday as expected, the head of the national electoral commission Corneille Nangaa told The Associated Press. The electoral commission will confirm the delay later Sunday. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Congo Delays Announcing Results of Presidential Election

The announcement of the results of the Congo’s presidential election has been postponed, the country’s top electoral official said. The winner of the Dec. 30...

Many Kenyan Christians Engage in Politician-Supported Polygamy Despite the Church’s Disapproval

Sipping black coffee outside his house in Kibera, a slum district here, James Oketch comes up with as many reasons to support polygamy as...
Members of the Congolese opposition coalition Lamuka, led by presidential candidate Martin Faluyu, have a conversation while waiting for a statement to be issued on the timing of the release of the presidential election results in Kinshasa, Congo, Saturday Jan. 5, 2019. Congo faces what could be its first democratic, peaceful transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960, but election observers and the opposition have raised numerous concerns about voting irregularities as the country chooses a successor to longtime President Joseph Kabila. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

U.S. Sends Troops to Congo for Possible ‘Violent’ Election Protests

On the eve of the first expected results of Congo’s long-delayed presidential election, President Donald Trump said military personnel had deployed to Central Africa...

What Is This World Coming to: Man Is Accused of Raping a Goat in...

A man has been accused of raping a goat in a field - after asking it permission for the vile act. The animal's owner initially...

Sudan Under President al-Bashir Shows a Long History of Turmoil & Conflicts

Street protests against Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir show no sign of abating. A growing number of his former allies are clamoring for his departure....

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Kills 10 al-Shabab Extremists

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in southwestern Somalia that killed 10 members of the al-Shabab extremist group. The U.S. Africa...
A man reclassifies voting materials at Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) tallying centre in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Church Group in Congo Says One Candidate Clearly Won Election — But Doesn’t Say...

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Catholic church said on Thursday it was clear which candidate won the country’s presidential election, and demanded that the electoral...

Officials Locate Mass Grave of 34 Ethiopian Christians Executed by ISIS in Libya

The interior ministry’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) made an announcement on Sunday stating that a mass grave with 34 Ethiopian Christians was found in...

Algerian Authorities Order Another Church Building to Close

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria, January 2, 2019 (Morning Star News) – The official notice that a village pastor in Algeria received on Sunday (Dec. 30) confirmed what...

Congo’s Election Officials Began Counting Ballots

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s election officials began counting ballots Sunday evening, although many polling stations stayed open into the night to make up...
Civilians queue to participate in a mock poll after their exclusion from the presidential election in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Samuel Mambo

Delays Blight Congo’s Presidential Vote as Opposition Cries Foul

Long queues, broken-down machines and torrential rain in the capital disrupted voting in Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-anticipated presidential poll on Sunday, as the...