Becky Yates Spencer Wins ASWA’s Golden Scroll Award for Book of Memoirs of African...

The stories of African orphans – written by the missionary who befriended them 13 years ago – are rare, raw, real accounts of their...

Low-Cost DNA Kits Could Decrease Rate of Unreported, Unprosecuted Rapes in Kenya

Two women, one an activist and a survivor of sexual assault and the other a criminologist and university professor, are working on an initiative...

President Cyril Ramaphosa Orders South African Army to Remain in Gang Hotspots for Six...

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African soldiers will patrol gang-ridden Cape Town streets for an extra six months after President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday...

Hopeful Signs for Change in Sudan Met With Pessimism by Persecuted Christians

JUBA, South Sudan, September 12, 2019 (Morning Star News) – The appointment of a Christian woman to the council overseeing the transition to civilian rule...

Nigerian Boxers Break Bones in Brutal Matches Without Protective Gear

The ancient art of Dambe boxing sees fierce Nigerian warriors box without protective gear in a brutal "fight to the death." Opponents wind rope around...

How Churches Are Saving Ethiopia’s Last Remaining Native Trees

In church, Getnet Alemayehu’s father liked to sit beneath a tree, one he had planted himself. In its shade the man would pray, worship,...

Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Kept a Room with Tens of Millions of Dollars...

Omar al-Bashir had exclusive access to the presidential palace room that contained millions of dollars in cash. The deposed president of Sudan had a private...

How Young Nigerians Are Fighting Against Sexual Assault in the Church

On a drizzling Sunday morning, Nelo Monago, a 23-year-old entrepreneur missed church service to join a pack of young Nigerians angered by a series...

Zimbabweans Have Complicated Views on Robert Mugabe’s Legacy

A Zimbabwean politician summed up her reaction to Robert Mugabe’s death with one word: Complicated. Mugabe, 95, stood tall on the world stage for decades,...

Pope Francis Calls for Peace in Mozambique Ahead of Contested Presidential Elections

Drumming, dancing and singing erupted from the Zimpeto Stadium in the peripheries of Maputo, in the embattled African country of Mozambique, on Friday when...

Pope Francis Praises Efforts for Peace in Mozambique During Visit to Africa

Pope Francis drove home his message for lasting peace in the troubled country of Mozambique on Thursday (Sept. 5), the first day of his...

Pope Francis Focuses on Conflict, Corruption, and Climate Change in Visit to Africa

Pope Francis heads this week to the southern African nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius, visiting some of the world’s poorest countries in a...

Nigerian Christians Describe Horrific Attacks By Boko Haram

It's Sunday morning in Nigeria, and Christians across the country are heading to church. As part of the continent's largest Christian community, believers here...

What Does Effective Female Leadership Mean in Africa?

Africa is a continent filled with incredible potential. The land is laden with resources, and the entrepreneurial flair of the people is extraordinary. Many...

4 Christians Executed in Burkina Faso by Islamic Extremists for Wearing Crosses

Islamic terrorists are continuing to kill Christians in northeastern Burkina Faso. According to CBN News, Aid to the Church in Need reports in a June 27 attack,...

One Pastor Killed, Another Kidnapped in North-Central Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a Pentecostal pastor and abducted a Baptist pastor in a spate of kidnappings this month in...

Kelvin Murage Uses Skateboarding to Share the Gospel in Nigeria

Kelvin took the wheels off a suitcase and the back off a chair, then screwed them together to jerry-rig a skateboard. The then-12-year-old drew his...

Peter Chingoka, First Black President of the Zimbabwe Cricket Union, Dies at 65

Peter Chingoka, the first black official to be president of the Zimbabwe cricket union, has died. He was 65. The International Cricket Council confirmed Chingoka’s...

Sudanese Woman Converts to Christianity After Local Church Helps Rebuilds Her Home

A Sudanese woman has given her life to Jesus after being helped by a group of compassionate Christians. A native of the war-torn South Sudan...

Deadly Ebola Epidemic Breaks Out in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The second-worst Ebola epidemic in history is taking place in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The disease has claimed more...