‘Group Seeks Massacre Niger Christians’

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service NIAMEY, NIGER (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamist group Boko Haram has threatened to kill all Christians in south-eastern Niger unless they leave the...

Islamists Kill Cameroon Christian Woman and Teenager

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have killed a woman and a 16-year-old boy in a mainly Christian village in northern Cameroon,...

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...

`Eritrea Detains Christians, Attacks London 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...

West African Church Tackles Terror After Attacks Kill Many

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by Linda Bordoni OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (BosNewsLife)-- West African church leaders have pledged to combat terrorism after at least...

Algeria Closing Churches Over “Unauthorized Worship”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Algeria have appealed for prayers after authorities closed churches...

Eritrea Detains Christians After Evangelism Meeting By Visiting Pastor

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Eritrean Christians involved in a recent evangelistic meeting in Eritrea remain behind bars while other believers are in hiding, Christians with close knowledge about the situation say.

Uganda Evangelical Church Closed After Muslim Attacks

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service KAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have appealed for prayers after an evangelical church outside Uganda's capital Kampala was reportedly closed early August after months of harassment by local Muslims in the latest attacks against Christians in the African nation. "The final blow came on August 4th when a stone was thrown through a window, striking Pastor Moreen Sanyu of the Greater Love Church in the forehead and knocking her unconscious," said advocacy group Voice Of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC).

Eritrea Frees Jailed Evangelical Pastor Haimanot After 11 Years

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from the region ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrean Pastor Oqbamichel Haimanot, who was jailed for participating in a Christian wedding and leading "outlawed" evangelical churches, has been released after 11 years behind bars, his supporters told BosNewsLife.

Nigeria Girl Kidnapped For Refusing To Convert To Islam; 18 Killed In Clashes

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian school girl in Nigeria spent Easter as a hostage of Islamist militants after she refused to convert to Islam, while extremists killed more than a dozen people during the holiday, BosNewsLife learned Monday, April 2.