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Deputy Leader of Egypt’s Small Jewish Community is Buried

The deputy head of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community has been buried. Nadia Haroun, lawyer and architect, was 59. Haroun’s sister Magda, leader of the community, led...

South Africa and Rwanda Trade Expulsion of Diplomats After Raid on Home of Exiled...

South Africa expelled three Rwandan diplomats it linked to a raid on an exiled Rwandan general's Johannesburg home, and Rwanda has retaliated by ordering...

Libyan Government Reportedly Sends ‘Force’ to Seize North Korean Oil Tanker

"A force" has been mobilized by the Libyan government to "seize" a North Korean-flagged ship that's been docked for days in a rebel-held port,...

Christian Leaders in Ghana Apologize for Neglecting the Deaf During Church Services

Religious leaders in the country have taken the blame for their long denial of hearing-impaired people from benefiting from the usage of sign language...

United Nations says Christian Militias Have ‘Cleansed’ Western Central African Republic of All Muslims

Christian militias have driven out most Muslims living in the western Central African Republic (CAR), according to the UN refugee chief. CAR's foreign minister...

International Criminal Court Convicts Congolese Warlord, Germain Katang, on War Crimes Charges

Congolese warlord Germain Katanga was convicted on Friday of being an accessory to war crimes including murder and pillage during an attack on a...

Homosexuals Have Been Whipped in Nigerian Court

Four young men were convicted of gay sex and whipped publicly as punishment Thursday in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria, a human rights...

Witness says Oscar Pistorius Wept and Prayed for Girlfriend to Survive After Shooting

In the minutes after he fatally shot his girlfriend, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed and begged that she would survive, according to testimony in...

Casting Out the Demons in Cairo: Christians and Muslims Set Aside Differences to Defeat...

Cairo's best-known exorcist may be Christian, but his weekly exorcisms provide an unusual space for interfaith cooperation The demon that had possessed the elderly Muslim...

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Backs Uganda’s Anti-Homosexual Law

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has thrown his weight behind Uganda's draconian anti-gay laws and hinted at a crackdown on gays in his own country,...

Kenyan Pastor, Thomas Wahome, is Charging People $20 to See if Their Name is...

Pastor Thomas Wahome of Helicopter of Christ Church is charging his congregation Sh1,000 each to check whether anyone’s name is in the book of...

Channel Dedicated to Pistorius Murder Trial Goes On Air in South Africa

A TV channel dedicated to the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has gone on air in South Africa just over 12 hours before the...

Nigeria: 90 Dead from Weekend Violence Carried Out by Boko Haram

A weekend of car bombs and gunbattles in the heartland of Nigerian insurgency Boko Haram killed 90 people, witnesses said, many of them children...

South African TV Anchor is Told by Usher to Leave Church Because her Dress...

On-Air TV Personality for MNET Jumai Shaba shared her story on Twitter. And according to her, she was asked out of a church today...

Hoping for a Better Future, Africans In Large Numbers Head to Europe

It is easy to pick out the new arrivals at the shelter for immigrants here on this tiny patch of Spain in North Africa....

United Methodists Seek to Collect and Send 700,000 Malaria Nets to Congo

A United Methodist charity is looking to provide 700,000 malaria nets to a province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by mid-March. The United...

Egyptian Pharmacist Arrested in Connection to Stabbing Death of Christian Woman

An Egyptian pharmacist has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Christian woman earlier this month. In a country where anti-Christian violence...

Ugandan President Signs Anti-Homosexual Bill Into Law Defying and Rebuking President Obama and America

Uganda's president has signed into law a bill toughening penalties for gay people and criminalising those who do not report them. A government spokesman said...

Boko Haram Attacks School in Nigeria, Killing Dozens of Male Students

After herding the female students into a classroom, Islamist militants from the group Boko Haram fatally burned or shot dozens of male students in...

Pastors in Kenya Protest Law that Would Force Them to Pay Fines to Preach...

Hundreds of pastors in Central Kenya confronted a county governor last week to protest against a new bill that could see clergy charged for preaching...