By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Somalia-based Islamist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility Saturday, November 22, for killing 28 Christians traveling on a bus in northeast Kenya. The bus carrying 60 passengers was on its way to Nairobi, the capital, when it was ambushed in Mandera County early Saturday, according to militants and witnesses.
(ADDS REACTION FROM CHRISTIAN IN NAIROBI AND OTHERS)
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GRONINGEN/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- The 36-year-old Dutch missionary Ebel Kremer has been shot and killed in Kenya during a robbery, his church confirmed Friday, February 25. His wife Lora Kremer, 34, was reportedly raped in the overnight attack on their Christian orphanage in the town of Athi River near the capital Nairobi.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Kenya have asked for protection after Islamic militants killed a Christian teacher in an elementary school and kidnapped two colleagues as part of a wider crackdown, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI/ABUJA (BosNewsLife)-- A grenade attack by suspected Islamist militants rocked an Anglican church in Kenya's capital Nairobi killing a nine-year-old boy and injuring several others, the church and police said Sunday, September 30.
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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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Somali Christians were confronted with more violence Thursday, December 11, amid fresh reports that Ethiopian troops poured into neighboring Somalia to fight Muslim militants, who have killed and abducted Christians as part of their efforts to take over much of the country.
(ADDS LATEST ATTACK ON CHURCH IN KENYA, MORE DETAILS) By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)– Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab uses converts from religious Christianity to Islam to carry out attacks against churches in neighboring Kenya as part of what they call a "holy war", or Jihad, officials said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Sunday, November 4.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOMBASA, 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- At least scores of Christians were believed to be among those killed after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta declared an end to a four-day standoff with Islamic militants, who attacked a shopping mall and very specifically targeted non-Muslims.
BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, 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.