South Africans to Sue Preacher TB Joshua Over Death of Relatives in Church Collapse

Two South Africans who lost relatives when a church hostel in Lagos collapsed have told the BBC they intend to sue Nigerian evangelist TB...

Expert: African Tradition of Touching or Kissing a Family Member’s Dead Body is Aiding...

Touching or kissing the corpses of Ebola victims at funerals is helping to spread the deadly virus, according to one of the world’s top...

Nearly 2 Million People In South Sudan Facing Severe Food Insecurity Due to Man-Made...

Over 35 humanitarian agencies have warned in a major report that close to two million people in South Sudan are facing severe food insecurity...

Kenyan Christians Under Attack: Some Are Staying Away from Church for Fear of Bombings...

Christians in eastern Kenya are on high alert after a wave of attacks by Somali Muslims. One pastor in the Garissa area who cannot be...

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Prays to Kill Ebola by Christmas

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declared Wednesday that her nation is turning the tide against the deadly Ebola virus, and "we want to have...

Chad sends troops, tanks to Cameroon and Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

Dozens of Chadian tanks headed out of the capital Friday south towards Cameroon to help fight Nigeria's dreaded Boko Haram insurgents. The convoy, seen by...

Muslim Herdsmen in Nigeria ‘Butcher’ Christian Ministry Leader Joshua Adah

Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Friday (Jan. 23) killed a father of two in Taraba state whose pastoral ministry had brought education, medicine and clothing...

In Africa’s Big Cities, Christian Megachurches are Increasing, but So is an Interest in...

Christianity side by side with the occult as one belief system? The juxtaposition is interesting. There is a noticeable resurgence of the occult (sorcery...

Boko Haram Uses 10-Year-Old Girl as Suicide Bomber, Killing at Least 5 People in...

A girl as young as 10 blew herself up in a busy market in northeastern Nigeria, killing herself and four others, and fueling fears...

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Releases Beheading Video Echoing ISIS Footage

Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing...

5 Suicide Bomb Attacks Hit Nigeria

Five suicide bomb attacks Saturday hit the city of Maiduguri killing at least 54 people and wounding 143 in the heartland of Nigeria's northeastern...

Northern Muslim Candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, Extends Lead Over President Goodluck Jonathan in Tight Nigerian...

Nigerian opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of over 2.5 million votes with only six states uncounted on Monday, raising the prospect of...

Interfaith Group Pushes Obama Administration to Pay for Abortions for Pregnant Nigerian Women Raped...

A group of prominent faith leaders — Christian, Muslim and Jewish — will meet just steps from the White House on Thursday (June 4)...

Coroner Indicts Prophet TB Joshua’s Megachurch as Criminally Negligent Over Building Collapse That Killed...

A coroner on Wednesday said a megachurch run by popular Nigerian preacher TB Joshua was criminally negligent and should be prosecuted after a building...

Female Suicide Bomber Blows herself Up in Nigeria Market

A female suicide bomber travelling on a tricycle blew herself up today at a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said,...

South African Pastor Who Made Congregants Eat Snakes and Rats Has Church Torched

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has denied torching the church tent of controversial Pastor Penuel Mnguni. Instead, it has passed the blame on to the...

Prosecutors File Appeal for Oscar Pistorius’ Conviction to be Upgraded to Murder as Olympian...

Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case filed papers at South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Monday, looking to have his culpable homicide conviction...

South Sudan Peace Deal Cautiously Welcomed

A deal signed by South Sudan's president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war was given a cautious welcome Thursday, with both sides...

Liberia Wrestles With Possibility of Declaring Itself a Christian Nation

by Mark Woods The West African nation of Liberia is slowly recovering from its Ebola trauma. It was the hardest-hit among the nations affected, with...

Hundreds of Wild Animals to be Slaughtered in Limpopo, South Africa

Hundreds of wild animals including baboons, warthogs and antelope are due to be slaughtered in a “driven hunt” in Limpopo, South Africa on Monday. In...