Uganda Militants Kill Christian Policeman, Abduct Children ‘For Faith’

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ugandan-churchKAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants in eastern Uganda have killed a Christian policeman and abducted three children as part of efforts to force Christian converts to return to Islam, BosNewsLife established Sunday, December 20. Friends and family said the policeman, Ismail Kuloba, was shot dead December 8 in the town of Komodo, shortly before the reported kidnapping of Christian children.

Nigeria Recaptures Church Bombing Suspect As Survivors “Rededicate Life To Christ”

By BosNewsLife Africa Service and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian authorities have recaptured a top suspect in a Christmas Day church bombing that killed at least 37 people outside the capital, Abuja amid claims that survivors of another church blast "rededicated their lives to Christ."  

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Evangelicals Mourn Murdered Journalists, Church Members

By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's evangelical Church of Christ was mourning Tuesday, April 27, after Nigerian Muslims killed two journalists working for a church publication and two church members in the troubled Bauchi state.

Tanzania Christians Seek Justice After Destruction Churches

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ZANZIBAR CITY, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tanzanian Christians were seeking justice Thursday, June 14, after hundreds of supporters of a separatist Islamic group burned two church buildings in the East African nation's semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar.

Kenya Evangelicals Mourn Murdered Pastors

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NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians are mourning the death of two pastors who were killed on Kenya's coast over the weekend amid concerns about growing pressure on devoted believers in the African nation, BosNewsLife learned.

Islamic Militants Kill Christian Convert in Somalia

By BosNewsLife Africa Service al-shabab-somalia1MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia were facing another potential day of bloodshed Monday, August 24, amid fresh reports that Muslim militants are hunting down converts to Christianity, killing at least one man in recent days for abandoning Islam.

Egypt Christians Tense After Deadly Protests

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's minority Christians faced new tensions Sunday, December 9, after the president annulled degrees giving him sweeping powers following deadly protests, but refused to cancel a referendum on a new constitution.

BREAKING NEWS: Sudan Christian Woman On Death Row Released

By BosNewsLife Africa Service image004KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese woman who was to be executed for refusing to abandon her faith in Jesus Christ walked out of prison Monday, June 23, after a Khartoum court cancelled her sentence.

Zanzibar Churches Torched; Christians Harassed

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ZANZIBAR CITY, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Leaders of Christians in Zanzibar, Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago, have appealed for more religious freedom in the heavily Islamic region, after Muslim extremists allegedly destroyed at least two church buildings, while elsewhere believers were detained or harassed.  

Somalia Militants Kill Christian As Attacks Spread

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
SOMALIA AL SHABABMOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Fighters of Somalia's feared Islamic militant group al-Shabab have killed another Somali Christian as part of an apparent crackdown on "non-Islamic culture," rights activists said.