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.
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By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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, KENYA (BosNewslife)-- Two evangelical pastors were among some 16 Christians recovering from serious injuries Thursday, June 13, after suspected Islamic militants on a motorbike threw an explosive device into their church compound in southeastern Kenya, police and church officials said.
By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar NAIROBI/PESHAWAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Africa and Asia tried to come to terms Friday, September 27, with the aftermath of attacks by Islamic militants that left at least some 150 people dead and hundreds injured, amid global concerns that devoted Christians are increasingly singled out by terrorists.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christian children are recovering from injuries after suspected Muslim militants attacked them on the outskirts of Kenya's capital, Christians familiar with the case said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NAIROBI/NIAMEY (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens are dead after churches, Christian shops, and pastors' homes were attacked across Niger by angry Muslims protesting against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's second portrayal of the prophet Mohammed, while in Kenya police searched for a gunman who shot dead a Christian.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
- 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.
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.