Mandla Maseko, 25-Year-Old DJ from South Africa, Will be the First Black African to...

  A 25-year-old DJ from a South African township is set to become the first black African to go into space. Mandla Maseko is one...

Rebels in S. Sudan say Government is Violating Ceasefire

South Sudan's president on Friday said a new peace deal with rebels will help see the country's five-week conflict resolved through dialogue, even as...

South Sudan’s Government and Rebels Sign Cease-Fire Deal After More Than a Month of...

The South Sudanese government and rebels signed a cease-fire deal on Thursday after more than a month of fighting, according to the Intergovernmental Authority...

Christians in Egypt on the Country’s New Constitution: It’s Not Perfect, but it Gives...

Egyptian voters have approved a new constitution, leaving Christians a bit more hopeful, though it does not secure basic rights for religious minorities. One Egyptian...

Government of South Sudan Signs Ceasefire Agreement with Rebels

South Sudan's government and rebels have signed a ceasefire agreement after talks in Ethiopia. Under the deal, signed in a hotel in the Ethiopian capital...

The Wonder of Israel and her Relationship to Africa

by Dwight McKissic Sr. THE AFRICAN-ISRAELI CONNECTION “Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only does wondrous things.” (Psalm 72:18) “To Him who alone does great...

United Nations to Sue Malawi Over Country’s Anti-Homosexuality Laws

UN AIDS taskforce and human rights groups will launch a court battle against Malawi’s laws criminalising homosexuality in a rare challenge to rising anti-gay...

WATCH: Christian Church in Central African Republic Provides Shelter for Hundreds of Muslims Fleeing...

FRANCE 24’s special correspondent in the Central African Republic has met a priest who sheltered hundreds of Muslim refugees in his church as sectarian...

Rare “Blue Diamond” Found in South African Mine

A rare 29.6-carat blue diamond has been discovered in a South African mine, and it could "be in a class of its own," the...

Sudanese Lawyers and Activists Plead with American Christians to Stand with Churches in Their...

A Sudanese human rights activist has called upon Christians in the United States to help the churches of the Republic of Sudan. Nahmia Shaloka, a...

Catherine Samba-Panza Elected as Interim President of the Central African Republic

Central African Republic lawmakers chose their capital's mayor to become interim president on Monday and lead the country out of months of sectarian killings,...

Violence Flares as Eight Run for Central African Republic Presidency

Central African Republic lawmakers shortlisted eight candidates, including two sons of former leaders, to run for interim president in a vote on Monday and...

Bomb Scare in Mali Strikes Fear in the Hearts of Christians

  Christians in a city in northern Mali, already forced to hold services in a school classroom because their church was looted and not ready...

Worst Year on Record: Over 1,000 Rhinos Poached in South Africa in 2013

The world's largest surviving population of white rhinos suffered its heaviest toll on record last year when poachers killed more than 1,000 of the...

Homosexual Man Whipped With 20 Lashes in Nigerian Court for Sodomy

A young man convicted of sodomy was whipped 20 times on Thursday in a northern Nigerian Sharia court. Though Mubarak Ibrahim was found guilty under Sharia...

Egypt’s Approval of New Constitution Gives Boost to Possible Presidential Bid by Army Chief

Egypt's new constitution was overwhelmingly approved in a referendum, state media reported on Thursday, an expected victory that nudges army chief General Abdel Fattah...

Open Doors: Central African Republic Refugee Camps Full of People Living Like Animals

Aid agencies estimate that at least 1 million people, about a fifth of the population, have been displaced by violence in Central African Republic...

Nelson Mandela’s Oldest Grandson Charged With South African Road Rage Incident

Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson was yesterday charged with pulling a gun after a car crash. Zwelivelile 'Mandla' Mandela , 40, who succeeds his grandfather as...

Egypt: Early Vote Count Shows Voters Have Approved Revised Constitution

A revised Constitution validating the military takeover in Egypt this past summer appeared headed for lopsided approval by more than 90 percent of the votes cast,...

Nigeria Begins Arresting Homosexuals After Anti-Homosexual Bill Is Signed Into Law; Bans Homosexuals from...

Nigeria's parliament and president quietly approved the legislation, making the country the 38th in Africa to have laws persecuting gay people Nigerian authorities today began...