BREAKING NEWS: Libya Frees Ghanian Christian After Eight Years Imprisonment

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife john20mahama20poseTRIPOLI, 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.

Egypt Christian Threatened With Death Over Conversion, rights group

By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian Christian faced another tense Saturday, December 25, fearful of leaving his home amid death threats, after he was charged with "defaming Islam" for converting from Islam to Christianity, Christians said.

Nigeria Militants Kill Dozens In School; Christian President Concerned

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, 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.

BREAKING NEWS: Somalia Militants Behead Christian For ‘Leaving Islam’

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.

Militants Torch Tanzania Church

By BosNewsLife Africa ServiceVOM-Tanzania-Christians DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in a heavily Muslim area of Tanzania are without a place to worship after their church building was torched by Islamic militants, an aid group says.

BREAKING NEWS: 15 Christians Killed In Nigeria Attack

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.

Egypt Christians Pray After Massacre Amid Concerns Over Nation’s Future

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service christiansegyptCAIRO/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.

BREAKING NEWS: American Christians Among Victims In Uganda Bomb Blasts, 64 Killed

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.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Church Bomb Blast Kills 4; Deadly Reprisals

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  

Brazil Pastor Faces Jail For Mission Work In Senegal

By BosNewsLife Africa Service map-senegalDAKAR, 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.

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