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NEWS ALERT: Christians “Slaughtered” In Northeast Nigeria

November 3, 2014

By BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos with Paul Jongas reporting from Nigeria

565-Boko-Haram-insurgents (1)ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants attacked a predominantly Christian area in northeastern Nigeria on Sunday, November 3, "slaughtering" villagers, just days after they killed Christians elsewhere in the region, residents and pastors said. Local media quoted fleeing residents as saying suspected members of the Boko Haram group "slaughtered several people as they were heading to church" in Sabon Gari, on the border of Nigeria's Borno and Adamawa states.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Christians Mourn Dozens Killed In New Islamic Attacks

October 27, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
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ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria's central-east Taraba state are mourning the death of dozens of believers who were killed by Islamic militants while they were worshiping in a church.

NEWS ALERT: Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Christian Villagers In Central African Republic

October 23, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
Central African Republic violence
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants have killed at least 30 people in a heavily Christian village in war-torn Central African Republic, United Nations officials said Thursday, October 23.

Concerns Over Kidnapped Polish Priest In Central African Republic

October 21, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

imagespriestBANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have expressed concern over the ongoing kidnappings of clergy in Central African Republic (CAR) after a Polish Catholic missionary was abducted in Baboua, some 550 kilometers (342 miles) north-west of the capital Bangui.

BREAKING NEWS: Hope Fading For Release 200 Nigeria Schoolgirls

October 19, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

BOKO-HARAM_ENCLAVE_1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hope was fading Sunday, October 19, that more than 200 Christian schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria would be released by the Islamist Boko Haram group, as violence continued despite an announced ceasefire agreement with the government.

Nigeria Churches Ask Protection After Militants Kill Dozens Of Christians

September 30, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Church leaders in Nigeria have urged their government to protect citizens in the country's troubled central and northern regions after scores of Christians, including pastors, were among those killed by Islamic militants in the latest reported crackdown on Christianity.

BREAKING NEWS: Kidnapped Girl Escapes Boko Haram Kidnappers

September 25, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

imageABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- One of more than 200 Christian schoolgirls and women abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Nigerian village of Chibok has been freed, police and a parent have confirmed.

NEWS ALERT: Sudan Lawyers Of Christian Woman Prevented From Leaving Country

September 20, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

sudan24n-3-webKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Lawyers who represented Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, the Christian mother whose conviction for apostasy and adultery was overturned, are being prevented from leaving Sudan following death threats, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, September 20.

Pastors Killed In Central African Republic

September 17, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
Central African Republic violence
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nations has formally taken over peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic (CAR) after renewed violence left scores dead, including two evangelical pastors.

NEWS ALERT: Third US Missionary Infected With Ebola Virus (Update)

September 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Serviceb

MONROVIA, LIBERIA (BosNewsLife)– An American Christian doctor in Liberia has become the third known Christian missionary to suffer of the potentially deadly Ebola virus, a mission group confirmed.
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