Egypt Angry Over Reports On Kidnapped Refugees

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By BosNewsLife Middle East with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt said Saturday, December 11, it had no information on reports that hundreds of Eritrean and other African hostages, including Christians, are being held by people traffickers in the Sinai Desert.

Somalia Militants Kill Woman For Christian Faith

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service SOMALIA MILITIAMOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Somalia face new challenges after suspected Islamic militants managed to enter the capital Mogadishu where they murdered a young woman for openly professing her faith in Jesus Christ, BosNewsLife learned. Sufia was at home with her parents when armed men, who were believed to belong to the al-Shabab group, burst into her home, Christians said.

Africa Christians Fear Future After Nigerian Massacre

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries in Africa remained concerned about their future Monday, May 2, after reports that colleagues and over 500 other Christians have been killed in Nigeria alone.

Nigeria Christian Boy Attacked For Holding Onto Bible

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service childrenbibleABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian boy in northeastern Nigeria was still recovering of serious injuries Thursday, December 11, after Islamic militants attacked him for holding onto his Children's Bible, well-informed sources said.

Islamic Militants Kill Somali Church Leader

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service _45836568_somalia2261MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have killed the leader of an underground church in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a well-informed Christian rights group said Monday, November 16.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Muslim Militants Blamed For Deadly Violence Against Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned to the central Nigerian city of Jos Tuesday December 2, amid fresh allegations that suspected Muslim militants used a dispute over local elections to attack churches, leaving hundreds dead and thousands fleeing their homes, this weekend.

Eritrea Detains Christians In Latest Crackdown

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By Joseph C. DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrean security forces have detained nearly a dozen Christians, taking them to undisclosed locations, local Christians and rights activists said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, November 4.

Eritrea Detains Christians, Attacks Protest

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ASMARA/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Investigators say dozens of devoted Christians have been detained near Eritrea's capital Asmara as part...

BREAKING NEWS: Libya Christians Pray Amid Gunfire And Uncertainty

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libyan Christians risked their lives to meet in prayer in the capital Tripoli Wednesday, August 24, as fugitive Moammar Gadhafi assured "martyrdom or victory" in the battle against his opponents who he called "aggressors", Christian aid workers said.

Sudan Christians Fear Violence and Losing Rights

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese Christians urged fellow believers around the world to pray for Friday, July 8, just hours before the North and South were to become separate countries, amid concerns of more violence and fears many believers will lose basic rights.