West Africa Scrambles to Prevent Spread of Deadly Ebola Virus

West African nations scrambled to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus suspected to have killed at least 59 people in Guinea, with symptoms of the...

Women to Watch: 10 Female African Tech Leaders

In Africa’s burgeoning, male-dominated tech scene, women remain largely underrepresented. Yet there is a tiny handful of incredible women who are launching and building successful, innovative...

WATCH: United States Doubles Effort to Find Fugitive Warlord Joseph Kony

http://i.i.cbsi.com/cnwk.1d/av/video/cbsnews/atlantis2/cbsnews_player_embed.swf The U.S. is sending military aircraft and more forces to assist in the hunt for fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony, more than doubling the number...

Egypt Unveils Restored Statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III

Archeologists in the historic city of Luxor, Egypt have unveiled two massive ancient statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III to the public. The newly restored quartzite...

Leader of Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, and Over 600 Others Put on Trial in...

The leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 682 others went on trial on Tuesday on charges including murder, a day after more than...

United States Steps Up Efforts to Find Ugandan Warlord Joseph Kony

The United States is stepping up efforts to find fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, doubling the number of airmen and special ops troops. "The timing...

Ugandan Health Minister says U.S. has Pulled $6 Million in Aid Since Signing of...

Uganda's health minister says the government has lost up to $6 million in annual U.S. government support over the East African country's new anti-gay...

Egyptian Court Hands Down Mass Death Sentence to 529 Muslim Brotherhood Members

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death for murder and other offences on Monday, in a sharp escalation...

Special Task Force Prevents Planned Attack on Church In Jos, Nigeria

Security agencies in Jos foiled a planned attack in Jos on Sunday as hundreds of early morning worshippers in a Plateau church escaped death...

Kenyan Church Attack Leaves 4 Dead and 17 Injured

Four people have been killed by gunmen who opened fire in a church near the Kenyan port city of Mombasa. At least 17 others...

Church Groups in Central African Republic Denounce Violence; Say All Christians Do Not Support...

Fears of genocide in the volatile Central African Republic (CAR) have flipped focus from Christians being victimized   to  Muslims   being   victimized. Yet Christian and Muslim...

Rebels and Militias Are Openly Killing Women and Children In the Central African Republic

While world attention focuses on Ukraine and the missing Malaysian airliner, some African religious leaders say their country is facing a worse crisis, one...

Christians in Central African Republic Call for International Prayer to End Violence

Reverend Maurice Ndougou of the Central African Republic narrowly avoided being another casualty of warfare. Now he’s calling on international Christians to pray for...

Oscar Pistorius to Sell House ‘to Pay Lawyers’

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is to sell his house in order to fund the legal costs of his murder trial, his lawyer...

Despite Escalating Attacks from Boko Haram, Christian Leaders In Nigeria Continue to Push for...

For five years, bombs and bullets from Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram have ripped through churches and their members, raising concerns over the security...

Fire Destroys Headquarters of Christ Embassy Church in Nigeria

Headquarters of the Christ Embassy Church in Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos was yesterday evening gutted by fire. The immediate cause of the inferno could not be...

Christian-Muslim Marriages Hit Hard by Religious Violence in Central African Republic

The door is unhinged, the rooms are bare, signs of that afternoon when Christian vigilantes arrived at Henriette Oumpo’s mud-brick house to murder her...

South African Judge Presiding Over Pistorius Case has Record of Coming Down Hard on...

Judge Thokozile Masipa is a central figure in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial. She talks softly, but carries a big stick. She has made a name...

Stampede for Government Jobs Leaves 16 Dead in Nigeria

Officials and activists say at least 16 people died in stampedes when a half million people were invited to apply for fewer than 5,000...

Over 100 Christians in Nigeria Killed After Fulani Muslim Herders Attack Three Villages

Officials say Fulani Muslim herders attacked three Christian villages and killed more than 100 civilians. Hundreds of thatched-roof huts were set ablaze. Thousands have been...