Slaughter in South Sudan: ‘Piles and Piles’ of Bodies Reported as Thousands Flee to...

The U.N.'s top humanitarian official in South Sudan says he saw "piles and piles" of bodies after rebels belonging to one ethnic group slaughtered...

Parents in Nigeria say 234 Girls Have Been Kidnapped from School

Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education...

UN Condemns Ethnic Killings in South Sudan

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan on Monday condemned what it called "the targeted killings of civilians based on their ethnic origins and...

The Stunning and Mysterious Subterranean Churches of Ethiopia, and the Humble Christians Who Worship...

When he ventured into the mysterious subterranean churches of Ethiopia, Evgeny Lebedev not only visited one of the world’s architectural marvels, he experienced a...

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...

Calls Increase for Controversial Pentecostal Preacher and African Exorcist to Be Deported from England

A Pentecostal preacher who claims to deliver people from witchcraft is a danger to children and should be deported from England, activists say. Helen Ukpabio,...

Boko Haram Extremists Kidnap 100 Girls from School In Nigeria

The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram is being blamed for kidnapping about 100 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria Tuesday. Just after midnight, gunmen...

Nigeria’s Islamist Insurgents Abducted More Than 100 Female Students from School

Suspected Islamist insurgents abducted more than 100 female students in a night raid on a government secondary school in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, a...

Churches Across Kenya Oppose Law that Would Legalize Polygamy

Churches across the East African nation of Kenya have expressed opposition to a bill that if signed into law would legalize polygamous marriages. As Kenyan...

Gunmen in Nigeria Kidnap 100 Schoolgirls

More than 100 students of secondary school in Chibok in Borno state abducted, a day after a deadly bombing in Abuja. Heavily armed men have kidnapped...

It Is Reported That a Nigerian Pastor Is on the Run After Impregnating a...

Pastor Sam of Pentecostal church is currently on the run after allegedly impregnating a woman and her daughter. The Pentecostal Church which is located...

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...