Protesters gather outside the U.S. State Department to demand a stronger response for acts of genocide committed in Ethiopia, April 20, 2021. | The Christian Post

Protesters Urge Biden Administration to Take Action Against Ethiopia for Genocide of Orthodox Christians...

A new civic engagement group based primarily in the Washington, D.C. area, called Voice for the Voiceless Ethiopians, held a protest in front of...
Chad’s president Idriss Deby is killed, supposedly ‘while fighting rebels on the front line’ – hours after winning a sixth term in elections

Chad’s president Idriss Deby is killed, supposedly ‘while fighting rebels on the front line’...

Rumours of a coup d'etat are sweeping across Chad after the army announced the president had been killed while fighting rebels on the front...
Poacher is trampled to death by elephants at Kruger National Park in South Africa

Poacher is trampled to death by elephants at Kruger National Park in South Africa

A suspected poacher has been trampled to death by elephants in South Africa while fleeing from wildlife rangers. The man, who has not been...
‘Out of Control’ Cape Town, South Africa Fire Destroys Historic University Library As Students Are Evacuated

‘Out of Control’ Cape Town, South Africa Fire Destroys Historic University Library As Students...

A wildfire that originated in South Africa’s Table Mountain National Park has caused significant damage to the nearby University of Cape Town on Sunday,...
Christian migrants from Eritrea and Ethiopia pray and read the bible before Sunday mass at the makeshift church in "The New Jungle" near Calais, France, August 2, 2015. | Reuters/Pascal Rossignol

13 Eritrean Christians Remain Imprisoned After 2 Raids on Prayer Meetings

04/16/2021 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – According to a Release International report, soldiers raided a prayer meeting last month held by 23 people, mostly women, in Eritrea’s capital...

Over 7 Million in East Africa on Brink of Starvation Amid Pandemic, Violence, and...

Over 7 million people across six East African countries are at the cusp of starvation as communities have faced existential threats from violence, flooding,...

Photos Taken After Massacre by ISIS in Mozambique That Saw 50 Innocent People Beheaded...

Previously unseen pictures of the ISIS massacre in Mozambique have been released, showing bodies scattered across roads and people fleeing from the slaughter. Dozens of...
Sudan Confirms Religious Freedom with Nuba Mountains Rebels

Sudan Confirms Religious Freedom with Nuba Mountains Rebels

Sudan has taken another step toward religious freedom. This time, it is a confirmation. On Sunday, the joint military-civilian Sovereign Council signed a peace agreement with...
Nigerian beauty queen PhD student, 24, is shot dead sitting in her car outside her home in Philadelphia – as homicides spike 28 per cent in City of Brotherly Love

Nigerian beauty queen PhD student, 24, is shot dead sitting in her car outside...

A former Nigerian beauty queen and doctorate student from Philadelphia has been shot dead while sitting in her car in front of her family's...
Niger Says it Foils Coup Attempt Days before presidential transition

Niger Says it Foiled Coup Attempt Days Before Presidential Transition

A military unit tried to seize the presidential palace in Niger’s capital Niamey overnight in an attempted coup but order has been restored, the...
Nigeria: Honesty and Humility Leads Historic Enemies to Form Mission Team

Nigeria: Honesty and Humility Leads Historic Enemies to Form Mission Team

Confession and forgiveness can often be the seed of Gospel work. That’s the case for e3 Partners‘ Nigeria team. Dennis Larkin gathered the new team together...
Fears for international workers caught in Mozambique bloodbath: ‘Scores’ of foreigners are unaccounted for as jihadis seize town near French-run oil field leaving dozens dead and beheading several victims

Fears for international workers caught in Mozambique bloodbath: ‘Scores’ of foreigners are unaccounted for...

Dozens of people have been killed in an attack by Islamist insurgents on the northern Mozambique town of Palma. A spokesman for the country's defence...

Gunmen Kill 137 People, Including 22 Children, in Raids on Villages in Niger

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Gunmen aboard motorcycles have attacked a series of villages near Niger’s troubled border with Mali, leaving at least 137 people...

Niger government confirms 137 killed in village attacks near border with Mali

Gunmen aboard motorcycles have attacked a series of villages near Niger’s troubled border with Mali, leaving at least 137 people dead in the deadliest...
Across Africa, wearing hijabs in schools divides Christians and Muslims

Across Africa, wearing hijabs in schools divides Christians and Muslims

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — In its traditional form, religious veils worn by Muslim women signify modesty and privacy. Fashions range from simple scarves known...
Amid deadly resurgence, Tanzanian officials maintain they can pray the ‘coronavirus devil’ away

Amid deadly resurgence, Tanzanian officials maintain they can pray the ‘coronavirus devil’ away

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (RNS) — Pentecostal pastor the Rev. Emmanuel Mayunga led hundreds of congregants in prayer recently in Tandale, the biggest slum...
Image: AP Photo. Tanzania's President John Magufuli speaks at the national congress of his ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi party in Dodoma, Tanzania, on July 11, 2020.

African Christians Debate if Coronavirus Is God’s Punishment as the Presidents of Burundi and...

The Tanzanian government confirmed today that President John Magufuli has died. “It is sad news. Our beloved president passed on at 6 p.m. this evening,”...
Huge crowds gather for funeral of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini

Huge crowds gather for funeral of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini

Clad in leopard skins and multi-coloured beads, hundreds of mourners gathered today to pay their respects to South Africa's Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini who...
Kenyan Court Says Police to Blame for Death of 9-year-old Girl After 2017 Elections

Kenyan Court Says Police to Blame for Death of 9-year-old Girl After 2017 Elections

A Kenyan inquest has ruled that police are to blame for the death of a 9-year-old girl during violence after the 2017 elections, saying...
Sudanese Military Company to Give Up Civilian Operations

Sudanese Military Company to Give Up Civilian Operations

One of Sudan’s biggest military firms has agreed to gradually hand over its civilian operations to the finance ministry, with the goal of eventually...