By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for shootings at a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Egypt's capital Cairo that left at least 11 people dead.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers say they are supporting thousands of Christian families in Egypt where many still struggle with mental and physical pain after more than 40 people died and countless others were injured in this year's deadly Palm Sunday attack in the Nile Delta area.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christian children are recovering from injuries after suspected Muslim militants attacked them on the outskirts of Kenya's capital, Christians familiar with the case said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Protestant Christians in northwestern Nigeria were without a place to worship Sunday, December 3, after authorities closed their church as part of a crackdown on evangelism, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's security forces have rescued a kidnapped Christian man after recent Muslim attacks in which at least 15 Christians died, BosNewsLife learned.
HARARE, ZIMBABWE (BosNewsLife)-- Aid workers expressed alarm Friday, November 17, about the plight of "hungry Christians" in Zimbabwe after the military staged a takeover amid growing pressure on President Robert Mugabe to resign.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with writing by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian police say two suspects in the kidnapping of four British missionaries have been detained while a third was killed in a shootout.
By Tamas S. Kiss, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of South Africans are praying for "the healing" of their country amid ongoing massive murders of predominantly Christian farmers and others in the African nation. South Africa has been dubbed the "murder capital of the world," where at least 50 murders are said to take place daily, alongside uncountable cases of rapes, robberies, burglaries and vehicle hijackings. The new wave of farmer murders (predominantly of white South African ethnicity) has prompted the nation's Christian leaders, including KwaZulu-Natal farmer-evangelist Angus Buchan, to urge fellow South African farmers to "exercise extreme restraint."
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- New details have emerged about Islamic militants killing several Christians in coastal Kenya where shaken residents are still struggling with sorrow and security concerns.