BREAKING NEWS: Islamists Kill 28 Christians In Kenya

By BosNewsLife Africa Service manykilledNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Somalia-based Islamist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility Saturday, November 22, for killing 28 Christians traveling on a bus in northeast Kenya. The bus carrying 60 passengers was on its way to Nairobi, the capital, when it was ambushed in Mandera County early Saturday, according to militants and witnesses.

Christians Pray for Murders to Stop in South Africa

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."

Islamists Kill Five Nigeria Christians In Roadside Attack

By BosNewsLife Africa Service churchattackJOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic fighters have shot dead five Christians in a roadside ambush near Nigeria's central city of Jos, church representatives said Monday, September 2.

BREAKING NEWS: Kenya Attackers Kill Dutch Missionary, Wife Raped (UPDATE)

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GRONINGEN/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- The 36-year-old Dutch missionary Ebel Kremer has been shot and killed in Kenya during a robbery, his church confirmed Friday, February 25. His wife Lora Kremer, 34, was reportedly raped in the overnight attack on their Christian orphanage in the town of Athi River near the capital Nairobi.

BREAKING NEWS: Militants Kill Nigeria Christian Leader After State of Emergency Declaration (Update)

By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeria-3ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants have killed a Christian leader in north-eastern Nigeria shortly after the president declared a state of emergency in the region to tackle "insurgents and terrorists" threatening Africa's most populous nation.

19 Christians Killed In Nigerian Village

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nineteen Nigerian Christians are now known to have died in an attack by Fulani militants on the village...

Militants Behead 11 Christians in Nigeria on Christmas Day

With reporting by Nathan Morley ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Militants of the Islamic State group (IS) have released a video purportedly showing the murder of 11...

Zanzibar Churches Torched; Christians Harassed

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ZANZIBAR CITY, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Leaders of Christians in Zanzibar, Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago, have appealed for more religious freedom in the heavily Islamic region, after Muslim extremists allegedly destroyed at least two church buildings, while elsewhere believers were detained or harassed.  

BREAKING: Church Attack Kills 24 In Burkina Faso

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by Linda Bordoni in Vatican City and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (BosNewsLife)--Suspected...

Islamists Behead Nigeria’s Leading Pastor As Crisis Escalates

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by Linda Bordoni and Stefan J. Bos ABUJA/VATICAN CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram says it has...