Presbyterian Female Pastor In Kenya Inspires Others Despite Walking Disability

On a Sunday at the Presbyterian church in the Bahati neighborhood, a young woman haltingly approaches the pulpit with a walking cane in one...

Christians in Sudan Mourn Believers Killed in Airstrikes

Christians in Sudan have mourned those killed in air raids by government forces, while believers in the country's capital were without a church Monday,...

63 Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria Reportedly Escape and Return to Their...

More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources said Sunday,...

Jill Biden Meets With Survivors of Sexual Violence In East Congo on Africa Tour

Jill Biden, the wife of the U.S. vice president, traveled Saturday to conflict-wracked eastern Congo, where she met with survivors of sexual violence as...

Bomb Blast Near Somalia Parliament Building Kills 2; Al-Shabaab Responsible

Al Shabaab Islamist militants, who threatened to step up attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, said they were behind a blast today...

Meriam Ibrahim’s Departure May Be Delayed by Lawsuit Brought on By Family

A Sudanese woman spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity faces a new lawsuit on Thursday brought by her family to...

More than 2,000 People Killed by Boko Haram in 2014

At least 30 people were killed last weekend after gunmen attacked worshippers and torched at least three churches in villages near Chibok in northern Nigeria,The Wall Street Journal and The...

Threat of Violence Causes Sudan’s Churches to Empty, Worshiper Says “You Don’t Feel Safe...

A Sudanese government force destroyed a church Monday, ignoring the wails of nearby residents, witnesses told journalists working for CNN. The attack came a day...

Meriam Ibrahim Gives Phone Interview to CNN: Talks About Ordeal of Giving Birth While...

What a week it's been for Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, theSudanese Christian woman who initially faced a death sentenceafter refusing to renounce her faith. She thought...

Fear and Suspicion Hinder Fight Against Ebola in West Africa

When Mohamed Swarray contracted the deadly Ebola disease in June, he was confined to a tented isolation ward at Kenema in eastern Sierra Leone....

Pistorius Trial: Psychiatrists Conclude Athlete Was ‘Not Mentally Ill During Shooting’

Oscar Pistorius was not mentally incapacitated when he shot his girlfriend to death, a psychiatric assessment of the athlete has found. The results of the assessment...

Boko Haram Attacks Villages and Churches in Nigeria; Dozens Killed

Suspected Islamist militants killed dozens of people in an attack on three Nigerian villages, including one targeting worshippers at a church, a few kilometres...

Ebola Outbreak Now Most Deadly Ever in Africa

West Africa's first-ever Ebola outbreak in humans is now the most deadly and geographically widespread outbreak on record and is threatening to spread, health...

Report: Meriam Ibrahim’s Brother Tipped Off Sudanese Authorities to her Escape

A Christian mother trying to flee Sudan for the United States was stopped at the airport following a tip-off from her own brother. Meriam Ibrahim...

Meriam Ibrahim Takes Refuge at U.S. Embassy

A Christian mother formerly on death row in Sudan has taken refuge at the U.S. Embassy after being released from police custody for a...

Cameroon Continues Crackdown on Boko Haram

Cameroon's military has killed 10 suspected Boko Haram members along its northern border with Nigeria and arrested 50 Nigerian businessmen in Cameroon for allegedly...

21 Killed, 17 Wounded in Bombing at Shopping Mall in Abuja, Nigeria

Violence rocked the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Wednesday when a bomb exploded at a shopping mall in the upscale Wuse 2 neighborhood, killing...

Boko Haram Kidnaps 60 More Women and Schoolgirls, Plus 31 Boys

More than 91 people – including 60 schoolgirls and young women, plus 31 schoolboys – were kidnapped last week by Boko Haram extremists, two...

Meriam Ibrahim Remains Detained at Airport in Sudan for Alleged Forged Travel Documents

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman whose death sentence for converting to Christianity was overturned on Monday, is now being questioned by police over the...

60 Women and Girls and 31 Boys Kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and young girls, as well as 31 boys, in restive northeast Nigeria, a local...