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Nigeria Christians Plunged Into Uncertainty As Boko Haram Kills Dozens, Kidnaps 200

December 19, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria were among those plunged into uncertainty Friday, December 19, after Islamic militants stormed a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping about 200 other people, survivors said.

US Congress Urges Egypt To Free Coptic Christian; Fate Others Uncertain

December 18, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service


CAIRO/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- The United States Congress has urged Egypt to immediately release a Coptic Christian who has been jailed by Egyptian authorities since December 3, 2013 after he converted from Islam.

International Concern Over Detained Ethiopian Christians

December 15, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An influential rights group says three Christian men have been "wrongfully arrested" in southern Ethiopia and that two of them face years of imprisonment for refusing to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ and return to Islam.

Nigeria Christians On Edge After Militants Kill Dozens

December 14, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeria_christians1JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in central Nigeria faced another day of potential attacks Sunday, December 14, after dozens of people were killed in twin bomb blasts by suspected Islamic militants.

Nigeria Christian Boy Attacked For Holding Onto Bible

December 11, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

childrenbibleABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian boy in northeastern Nigeria was still recovering of serious injuries Thursday, December 11, after Islamic militants attacked him for holding onto his Children's Bible, well-informed sources said.

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Militants Killed After Christian Massacres

December 10, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service


ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's military killed at least 27 militants of Islamic group Boko Haram who are linked to the massacre of dozens of Christians in recent weeks, officials said Thursday, December 10.

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. photojournalist Luke Somers Killed

December 6, 2014

Ethiopia Destroys Evangelical Church Building; 100 Christians Forced Underground

December 5, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Some 100 evangelical Christians in eastern Ethiopia were without a central place for worship Friday, December 5, after local authorities destroyed their church building, a church official and rights activists said.

Sudan Authorities Demolish Church And Detain Dozens

December 4, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese authorities have detained dozens of devoted Christians and demolished part of the main church building of their evangelical congregation as part of an escalating crackdown against non-Muslims, Christians confirmed Thursday, December 4.

BREAKING NEWS: Islamic Militants Kill 36 Christian Workers In Kenya

December 2, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Kenya were left in shock Tuesday, December 2, after Islamic militants from neighboring Somalia killed at least 36 mainly Christian quarry workers following a similar massacre last month.
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