Teachers Strike Amid Attacks Against Christians


BosNewsLife Africa Service

kenyaNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of teachers in northern Kenya bordering Somalia refused to return to work Tuesday, February 3, fearing attacks by Islamic militants who have killed dozens of non-Muslims, many of them Christians.

BREAKING NEWS: 120 Killed In anti-Christian Attacks In Kenya, Nigeria


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003ABUJA/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Kenya and Nigeria were mourning Monday, June 16, the aftermath of two massive attacks by Islamic militants in which at least some 120 people died.

Somalia Militants Kill Woman For Christian Faith


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

SOMALIA MILITIAMOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Somalia face new challenges after suspected Islamic militants managed to enter the capital Mogadishu where they murdered a young woman for openly professing her faith in Jesus Christ, BosNewsLife learned. Sufia was at home with her parents when armed men, who were believed to belong to the al-Shabab group, burst into her home, Christians said.

NEWS ALERT: Prayers Urged After Somalia Militants Behead Two Christians


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

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MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers on Tuesday, April 1, asked prayers for two young daughters of a Christian mother who was reportedly publicly executed along with a fellow believer in Jesus Christ.

BREAKING NEWS: Militants Attack Kenya Church; 4 Killed


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

likoniattackMOMBASA, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants burst into a crowded church near the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday, March 23, killing as many as four people and injuring 17 others, local Christians and officials said. Witnesses said at least two gunmen began shooting indiscriminately after interrupting Sunday's worship service of the Joy Jesus Church congregation in Likoni, located across a deep-water channel from Mombasa city.

Kenya Salvation Army Church Torched; Four Killed


By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Special Correspondent Paul Jongas in the region

MombassaNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Kenya's troubled port city of Mombasa were on edge Saturday, October 5, after Muslim mobs torched a Salvation Army church in riots that killed four people and injured at least seven others. Friday's attack against the Salvation Army, an international Christian charity, came shortly after gunmen shot and killed Sheikh Ibrahim Amor, a popular Muslim cleric, and the three of his associates.