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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians were killed near Kenya's violence-plagued coast and leaflets were distributed by suspected Islamic militants Wednesday, July 9, threatening to kill more Christians, residents said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA/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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KAMPALA/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Uganda and neighboring Kenya faced more anxiety Friday, June 6, after authorities were warned by Western countries that an Islamic militant group was planning to attack churches.
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.
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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 with reporting by BosNewsLife's Special Correspondent Paul Jongas in the region NAIROBI, 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.
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 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.