Sad: Up to 50 female prisoners are raped – some by 20 men – after male convicts staged a riot and seized control of the jail for three days in Democratic Republic of Congo

Sad: Up to 50 female prisoners are raped – some by 20 men –...

More than 20 women prisoners have been raped after a riot broke out in a jail in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in September. Click...
At Least 110 Nigerian Farmers Killed by Boko Haram in Retaliation Massacre

At Least 110 Nigerian Farmers Killed by Boko Haram in Retaliation Massacre

The farmers had tried to fight back. They were tired of Boko Haram extremists stealing their money and crops, a local official said, so when...
Deadly Violence Against Christians Spreads in Africa

Deadly Violence Against Christians Spreads in Africa

The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) has been warning the world for years that the deadly violence against Christians in Nigeria is...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Says Military Operation in Tigray is Complete

Ethiopian Prime Minister Says Military Operation in Tigray is Complete

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Saturday that military operations in the restive region of Tigray are complete and...
Christian Solidarity Worldwide Concerned at Reports of Atrocity Crimes in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Christian Solidarity Worldwide Concerned at Reports of Atrocity Crimes in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (www.csw.org) is deeply concerned at reports indicating that atrocity crimes may be underway in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where a violent civil war has been...

African Apologetics Event Asks if Christianity is the Faith for Africa

The first Annual African Apologetics Conference is engaging with postmodern and traditional African worldviews by asking if Christianity is Africa’s faith. Hosted by Christian group...
Tigray Given Ultimatum: Surrender in 72 Hours or Face All-out Assault by Ethiopian Forces

Tigray Given Ultimatum: Surrender in 72 Hours or Face All-out Assault by Ethiopian Forces

The Ethiopian government has given leaders of the mountainous Tigray region an ultimatum: surrender in 72 hours or face an all-out assault on Mekelle, the...
Man ‘comes back to life’ wailing in pain when morgue worker slices open his leg while preparing to embalm him – hours after he was declared dead in Kenya

Kenyan man ‘comes back to life’ wailing in pain when morgue worker slices open...

A man in Kenya who was previously declared dead by doctors has regained consciousness three hours later while workers prepared to embalm him in...
Africa’s Poor Starving from Pandemic Closures

Africa’s Poor Starving from Coronavirus Closures

COVID-19 has not been as lethal for Africa as international aid organizations predicted, but the resulting economic paralysis has left many poor people starving. “The coronavirus...
The Devil is a Lie: Nigerian Social Media Star Causes a Stir at Celebrity Wedding After Arriving With Six Heavily Pregnant Women ‘Who Are All Carrying His Children’

The Devil is a Lie: Nigerian Social Media Star Causes a Stir at Celebrity...

A controversial socialite caused a stir at a Nigerian wedding by showing up with six pregnant women who he claimed were all carrying his...

Tigray Crisis Tests Ethiopian Christians Along Tribal Lines

The jagged rock spires and steep mountains of the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia are home to some of the oldest churches in the...
‘Not All Fulani are Terrorists and Not All Terrorists are Fulani’: Protestant Fulani Pastor Says Fulani Herdsmen are Stigmatized

‘Not All Fulani are Terrorists and Not All Terrorists are Fulani’: Protestant Fulani Pastor...

The disproportionate presence of ethnic Fulani among Islamist militants wreaking havoc in the Sahel and West Africa has led to a stigmatisation of the...
Biola University Journalism Professor Teaches Publishing in Africa

Biola University Journalism Professor Teaches Publishing in Africa

Dr. Tamara J. Welter is associate professor of journalism at Biola University and is a trainer for Magazine Training International (MTI) https://magazinetraining.com  which holds training seminars...

Christian Group Calls for Investigation of Possible ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ in Ethiopian Military Offensive

A Christian human rights group is concerned about a recently launched Ethiopian military offensive that is suspected of committing war crimes against civilians. Earlier this...
Search for Last Miner Trapped at South Africa’s Gamsberg Continues

Search for Last Miner Trapped at South Africa’s Gamsberg Continues

Rescuers were searching for the last of 10 miners trapped at South Africa’s Gamsberg zinc mine on Saturday and mining activity remains suspended, owner...
Ethiopia Rejects African Mediation, Pushes Toward Rebel-Held Tigray Capital

Ethiopia Rejects African Mediation, Pushes Toward Rebel-Held Tigray Capital

NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The Ethiopian government rebuffed an African effort to mediate on Saturday, saying its troops had seized another town in their...
Nigerian General Dismisses Bloody Lagos Protest Videos as FakeLAGOS (Reuters) – A judicial panel investigating claims that Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters in Lagos viewed videos on Saturday appearing to show people hurt or saying that they were being fired on, but an army general dismissed the footage.

Nigerian General Dismisses Bloody Lagos Protest Videos as Fake

LAGOS (Reuters) - A judicial panel investigating claims that Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters in Lagos viewed videos on Saturday appearing to show...
Aid Agencies Scramble to Increase Humanitarian Response as Ethiopians Flee to Sudan

Aid Agencies Scramble to Increase Humanitarian Response as Ethiopians Flee to Sudan

At the Um Rakuba settlement in Sudan, refugees queue for helpings of cornflour porridge and put up makeshift shelters under scrubland trees, their lives...
As South Sudan Economy Falters, Local Believers Meet Needs

As South Sudan Economy Falters, Local Believers Meet Needs

The COVID-19 pandemic and falling oil prices hit the world’s newest nation hard. South Sudan just took its first loan from the International Monetary Fund. See our...
World Concern, Local churches team up to prevent COVID-19 infections

World Concern Teams Up with Local Churches in South Sudan to Prevent Coronavirus Infections

Effective messaging is critical for raising community awareness and knowledge of COVID-19 prevention. See our full coronavirus coverage here. In South Sudan, World Concern teams up with...