Sudan Backtracks On Reports that it Would Free Imprisoned Christian, Meriam Ibrahim

Sudan’s foreign ministry on Sunday repudiated a pledge the government would order the release of Meriam Ibrahim, the mother sentenced to death for apostasy,...

2 Italian Priests, Canadian Nun Are Freed by Boko Haram In Cameroon

Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun, kidnapped nearly two months ago near Cameroon’s border with Nigeria in a region rife with Boko Haram...

Bomb Blast Kills 14 at Bar in Nigeria

A bomb blast at a bar in northeastern Nigeria has killed at least 14 people watching a soccer match on television. Sunday's attack happened in...

Peter Mutharika Sworn In as New President of Malawi

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika was sworn into office Saturday at a brief ceremony in Blantyre, the country's commercial center. A larger inauguration is scheduled for...

It Is Reported that Sudan Will Release Christian Wife and Mother, Meriam Ibrahim

Sudanese authorities are to free a woman who was sentenced to death for having abandoned the Islamic faith, a foreign ministry official says. Meriam Ibrahim,...

2 Killed as Protesters Clash with Peacekeepers in Central African Republic

At least two people have been killed during protests in the capital of the Central African Republic (C.A.R.), where there has been an upsurge...

Nigeria and U.S. are Wary Partners in Search for Kidnapped Girls

When Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced early this month that the Obama administration was rushing a team of experts to help Nigerian...

Islamic Extremist Groups On the Rise in Africa

In the days after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, al-Qaida became a household name. But today, other extremist Islamist groups, many in Africa, are vying...

South African Supreme Court Justice says Christian Beliefs Should be Used to Undergird Country’s...

"I believe that we can only become a better people if religion could be allowed to influence the laws that govern our daily lives...

Nigeria’s President Jonathan Goodluck Vows to Do Whatever It Takes to Bring Kidnapped Girls...

Nigeria's President Jonathan Goodluck is vowing to do whatever it takes to bring home the nearly 300 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than...

Defense Officials say Kidnapping of Nigerian Girls Could Increase Recruitment for Boko Haram

The kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian girls has raised the international profile of the militant Islamic group Boko Haram and could help with future...

Nigerian President Orders “Full Scale Operation” Against Boko Haram

Nigeria's president said on Thursday he had ordered "a full-scale operation" against Boko Haram Islamist militants and sought to reassure the parents of 219...

Youths in Central African Republic Protest After Muslim Attack on Church

Youths in the Central African Republic set up barricades on roads in the capital on Thursday and lit fires in protest at an attack...

Egypt: Unofficial Results Show al-Sisi ‘Sweeps’ Election with 96% of Vote

Egypt's former defence minister Abdul Fattah Al Sissi has made a clean sweep of the country's presidential election  with a total of 96.03 of...

30 People Killed in Muslim Attack on Church in Central African Republic

A priest in Central African Republic says at least 30 people have been killed after suspected Muslim rebels attacked a church where Christians were...

Egypt Sees Slow Voter Turnout in Presidential Referendum

Many Egyptians failed to vote in a presidential election on Wednesday despite official efforts to boost turnout with an extra day of polling, raising...

WATCH: 54 People Killed in New Attacks in Nigeria

Nigerian officials say that 54 people were killed in two attacks in northern Nigeria suspected to be by Islamic extremists. Police constable Abdullahi Mohammed said...

Pregnant Sudanese Woman Imprisoned for Christian Faith Gives Birth to Baby Girl in Jail

A pregnant Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death after she refused to renounce her Christian faith has given birth to a baby girl. Meriam...

Nigeria’s Defense Chief says Military Has Located Over 300 Abducted Schoolgirls; says ‘We Can’t...

Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them...

Nigerian Official says Military has Located Kidnapped Schoolgirls, but Can’t Use Force to Free...

Nigeria's defense chief says the military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but cannot use force to free them. Air Marshal...