By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libya has released a Ghanian believer who was sentenced in 2001 to 25 years in prison for importing evangelistic materials, a major rights group involved in the case confirmed Monday, May 4.
By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's embattled Christian president condemned on Wednesday, February 26, an overnight attack on a school in the country's troubled north-east by suspected Islamist militants, in which as many as 40 students died.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic fighters of the militant al-Shabab group have beheaded a devoted Christian for "leaving Islam", witnesses and other sources said late Saturday, November 17.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants attacked a Christian worship service in in northern Nigeria Sunday, April 29, killing over a dozen people and injuring many others, an evangelist told BosNewsLife from the region.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- The influential leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Britain announced three days of prayer as Egypt's minority Coptic Christians feared more violence in the aftermath of the mass killing of more than 50 Islamist protesters in clashes with Egyptian security forces.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Bomb attacks killed at least 64 people, including an American aid worker, and injured several American Christians among others at two sites in Uganda's capital, Kampala, where people gathered to watch the World Cup, BosNewsLife learned early Monday, July 12.
By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria KADUNA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high in Nigeria's volatile city of Kaduna on Monday, October 29, after a suicide bomber drove his vehicle packed with explosives into a Catholic church Church, killing at least four worshipers, wounding nearly 100 and triggering deadly reprisal attacks, officials said
By BosNewsLife Africa Service DAKAR, SENEGAL (BosNewsLife)-- Pastor Jose Dilson, a Brazilian missionary who has worked in West Africa for 25 years, faces a possible prison term over the conversion of a militant Muslim leader's son, well-informed Christian sources say.