Boko Haram Kidnaps 8 More Girls in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped eight girls from a village near one of their strongholds in northeastern Nigeria overnight, police and residents said on...

Amidst New Fighting, John Kerry Pushes for Peace in South Sudan

Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Monday that peace talks between the government and rebels in South Sudan are the only way to...

Nigerian Pastor Says ‘Demons of Corruption’ Are Holding the Nation Captive

A pastor in Nigeria says demons of corruption are holding the nation captive and, as a result, Nigeria's polity and societal fabric are experiencing...

U.S. State Department says Kidnapped Nigerian Girls May Have Already Been Taken Out of...

The United States said on Monday that it feared many of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped in northern Nigeria three weeks ago have been...

WATCH: Nightmare Continues in Nigeria: In Video, Boko Haram Leader Vows to Sell Kidnapped...

Fears for the fate of more than 200 Nigerian girls turned even more nightmarish Monday when the leader of the Islamist militant group that...

Christian Forum Releases Names of Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

The Northern States Christian Elders Forum, an affiliate of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has released the names of the female students of...

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Speaks Regarding Kidnapped Schoolgirls: ‘Wherever They Are, We’ll Get Them...

Amid mounting international pressure, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan spoke Sunday about his government's efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants. "Wherever these...

Nigerian Military Mobilizes for Expected Raid on Boko Haram Which Kidnapped Over 200 Girls

A major military operation is expected to begin near the Sambisa Forest in Nigeria, where the Nigerian government believes terrorists are holding some 276...

3 Killed, Several Injured in Twin Explosions in Mombasa, Kenya

At least three people were killed and several others injured in twin explosions on Saturday evening in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya, local...

United States Offers to Help Search for Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

The United States said on Thursday it had offered to help Nigeria in its search for around 200 girls abducted by Islamist militants from...

Mr. President, it’s Time to Pull Some of Those Drones Out of Yemen and...

If it had happened anywhere else, this would be the world's biggest story. More than 230 girls disappeared, captured by members of a brutal terrorist...

Churches Condemn Kenya’s Polygamy Bill as Unbiblical, But Christian Politicians Push It Through

Kenyans have many approaches to marriage, and in March their government consolidated types under one law that went into effect this week. One change...

John Kerry Visits South Sudan to Push for an End to Fighting

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived here Friday morning in an urgent effort to persuade the president of South Sudan and his rebel opponent...

16 Killed in Car Bombing in Nigeria’s Capital

A car bomb in Nigeria has killed at least 18 people at a bus terminal on the outskirts of the capital, Abuja. Police say dozens...

Five Killed as Libyan Militia Attack Security Headquarters in Benghazi

Five people were killed and at least 10 wounded when militiamen tried to storm Libyan government security headquarters in Benghazi, army officials said, triggering...

19 People Dead After Car Bomb Goes Off in Nigeria

An apparent car bomb attack on Thursday killed at least 19 people and injured many more in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, police say. The blast...

Prayer Alert: Over 200 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Have Reportedly Been Sold as Wives to...

Samson Dawah was nervous. For two weeks, he had waited for any bit of information regarding his niece, who was among the 234 Nigerian...

1,300 Muslims Evacuate Capital of Central African Republic, Deepening Religious Divide

Some 1,300 Muslims fearing attack by mainly Christian militias left the Central African capital Bangui on Sunday under heavy guard, deepening the religious divide...

Egyptian Court Hands Down Death Sentence for Over 700 Muslim Brotherhood Members

An Egyptian court has recommended the death penalty for the leader of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood and 682 supporters, state television said Monday. The same...

South Africa Marks 20 Years of Multi-Racial Democracy, First “Freedom Day” Since Death of...

South Africa marked two decades of multi-racial democracy on Sunday, still feeling the loss of Nelson Mandela and in somber mood just 10 days...