Boko Haram Kills More than 100 People, Takes Over Town in Northeast Nigeria; ‘9...

Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria's military,...

World Marks First “Nelson Mandela Day” Since S. African Leader’s Death

It's Nelson Mandela International Day, a day of service celebrated on July 18, Mandela's birthday. Mandela, the former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace...

Memorabilia Signed by Nelson Mandela Auctioned in South Africa

A collection of unusual items signed by South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has been auctioned in Johannesburg. The lots included a chess set, of...

Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops Sued for Canceling Rental Contract of Muslim-Run Restaurant

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops is facing a lawsuit over the cancellation of a rental contract for a restaurant operated by a Somali...

Sudanese Government Will Not Issue Permits for the Building of New Churches

The Sudanese Minister for Guidance and Religious Endowments, Shalil Abdullah, reaffirmed on 12 July that the government will not issue permits for the building...

Meriam Ibrahim’s Family Drops Lawsuit Claiming her as a Muslim

A lawsuit brought by a Sudanese Muslim father against a Christian woman to formally establish her as his Muslim daughter was dropped on Wednesday,...

Boko Haram Has Killed 2,053 Nigerian Civilians In First Six Months of This Year

The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed at least 2,053 civilians in the first six months of this year in an increasing number...

7 Men in Egypt Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sexual Assault

An Egyptian court sentenced seven men to life in prison on Wednesday for sexual assaults on women during public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir...

Nearly 1,000 Cases of Ebola Confirmed in West Africa, Over 600 Dead

New cases and deaths from the Ebola virus outbreak in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, already the worst ever...

WATCH: Nigeria’s Boko Haram Mocks Western Efforts to ‘Bring Back Our Girls’

Nigeria's Boko Haram has released a video mocking Western efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls the Islamist militants captured in April. The al Qaeda-linked group's...

Malala Yousafzai Meets with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan; Urges More Action to Rescue Girls...

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai is meeting Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to press for more action to free the more than 200 girls held...

After Promising his Daughter she Could be a Princess, Father Claims Territory in Africa...

Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Va., home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess. Heaton,...

Seven Dead in Heavy Fighting Around Airport in Tripoli, Libya

Heavy fighting broke out between rival militias vying for control of Libya's main airport on Sunday, killing at least seven people and forcing a...

Kenyan President Hosts Muslims for Iftar Dinner; Says Government is Not Targeting Muslims, but...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the Government will not tolerate individuals misusing religion to propagate an evil agenda. Speaking when he hosted Muslims for an...

Burundi Government Passes Bill to Limit Country’s “Proliferation of Churches”

A government survey last year found there were 557 denominations practising in the small Central African state. New regulations would require churches to have at...

al-Shabaab Terrorists Launch Attacks on Christians In Kenya

Attacks on Kenya's coastal region over the early summer left nearly 100 people dead amid concerns over a rash of religious violence. Over the weekend,...

West Africa Facing Largest Ever Outbreak of Ebola

Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases in the world, and now health workers say it is spreading. West Africa is now facing a...

Missionaries and Kenyan Christians Choose Hope Over Fear After Terrorist Attacks

Kenya's coastal communities are reeling from terrorist attacks claimed by members of the Somali-based al-Shabab organization. But in the face of these attacks, many...

Nigerian ” Prophet” Did Not Rise From the Dead as Church Expected After Not...

When you have a person you believe to have super-human powers, it’s hard to let that person go. Nigerian “prophet” Iretiola Ajanaku had convinced his...

On Country’s 3rd Birthday, IMB Missionary Curt Iles Reflects on War-Torn South Sudan

His name was Independence. He was a child born on South Sudan's first day as a new nation. He was the first child born at...