6 Teens from Burundi Robotics Team Disappear from Washington D.C.

Six African teenagers who competed in the international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. this week have vanished, and two of the teens were seen...

Christian Clinic Saving Children’s Lives in Niger Despite Efforts by Muslim Animists to Frighten...

An indigenous Christian clinic in Niger is saving children's lives despite local Muslim animists' attempts to frighten parents away from seeking life-saving medical treatment...

2017 Caine Prize for African Writing Awarded to Sudanese Writer Bushra al-Fadil

(GIN) – This was a season of accolades for some of Africa’s outstanding artists. Judges for the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing this...

Churches in South Africa Oppose Government’s Plans to Regulate Religious Practice

A proposal to regulate religious practice in South Africa is being criticized as a veiled attempt to thwart criticism of the government. On July 11 the Commission for...

Food Aid Beginning to Reach Nigerian Christians and Others Displaced by Boko Haram

Food aid is beginning to reach Nigerian Christians and others displaced by Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad Basin, World Watch Monitor (WWM)...

Christian Universities Are at the Forefront of Africa’s Growth in Institutions of Higher Education

The last two decades have seen a brisk growth in Christian universities in sub-Saharan Africa. This phenomenon exists at the intersection of two of...

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...

Christian Aid says Theresa May’s Plan for Helping Africa is ‘Badly Flawed’

A Christian charity said Theresa May's G20 Africa announcement ignores the real demands of Africans. Theresa May revealed a new insurance deal at the summit...

Church in South Africa Refuses to Allow Blacks to Attend

Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk, a South African church, recently told Black worshipers that they are not welcome to attend Sunday service with the rest of...

Beyonce Announces Clean Water Initiative to Benefit the Children of Burundi Through Her BeyGOOD...

Beyonce's new partnership to benefit clean water in Burundi comes to life at ESSENCE Fest. The lack of access to clean drinking water is a widespread...

Catholic Church Officials Say Fighting Has Killed Over 3,000 In Congo’s Kasai Region

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church...

Pope Francis Announces Plan to Aid War-Stricken People of South Sudan

Pope Francis is providing concrete aid to the war-stricken people of South Sudan and is calling on the international community “to make greater and...

Central African Republic: 100 People Reportedly Killed In Clashes Between Christian Militia and Muslim...

The mayor of a Central African Republic (CAR) town says at least 100 people are dead after heavy fighting broke out in the wake...

Books by Barack Obama’s Father Are Up for Auction

In the late 1950s, a young Kenyan man named Barack Hussein Obama wrote a series of books in his native language, Luo, for a...

South Sudan Has World’s Fastest Growing Number of Displaced Individuals

South Sudan has the world's fastest growing displaced population and more needs to be done to help them, says the director of the United...

Church in Central African Republic Shelters Muslims Fleeing Anti-balaka Extremists

More than 1,500 Muslims who found refuge in a church over a month ago are growing restless and desperate, priest says. At least 1,500 people,...

In Uganda’s Refugee Schools, Books and Pencils Are Few and Far Between

At this kindergarten on the edge of the world’s largest refugee camp, there are no notebooks. When it’s time to practice writing skills, children...

31 People Killed Overnight in Somali Restaurant Siege by Al-Shabab Terror Group

At least 31 people are dead after the overnight siege of a popular restaurant in Somalia’s capital by al-Shabab Islamic extremists, ended Thursday morning...

Pope Francis Gets Tough, Delivers Ultimatum to Nigerian Priests: Pledge ‘Total Obedience’ by July...

Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests: lose your job if you don't obey me and your bishop. Francis met June...

South Sudan Refugees Speak Out About Horrific Sexual Assaults; UN says Sexual Violence has...

Joy Diko recalls that the government soldiers who besieged her town were young enough to be her children. Yet the teenagers in South Sudan military...