By BosNewsLife Africa Service 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia feared more violence Monday, April 29, after Islamic militants reportedly killed the widow of a Christian who was slain for his faith in December, leaving the couple’s five children orphaned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by Stefan J. Bos and David Maggiore ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- One of Africa's most influential church leaders has urged prayers after Islamist group Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 people in northeastern Nigeria in what would be its worst single atrocity.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christian broadcaster SAT-7, which airs in the Middle East and North Africa, has urged for prayers after Egyptian authorities confiscated crucial equipment during a raid on its studios in Cairo and a local director was detained.
By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Vatican, Africa, Asia and Middle East
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An American evangelical pastor is "thanking God" that he and two others have been released after they were kidnapped in Egypt last week.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria are mourning dozens of believers killed since Thursday, January 5, amid warnings from the head of Nigerian Christians that the violence is reminiscent of the outbreak of the 1960s civil war.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)– Nigerian Islamic militants have threatened a massive bloodbath after killing at least two Christians in recent days, forcing thousands of people to flee their villages along Nigeria's northeast, refugees said Saturday June 22.
By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ADDIS ABABA/TRIPOLI (BosNewsLife)-- Ethiopia began three days of national mourning Tuesday, April 21, for dozens of Ethiopian Christians who were shown being killed by Islamic State (IS) group militants in Libya after they apparently refused to convert to Islam.