NEWS ALERT: Town In Shock As Nigeria Army Kills Six Christians

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By Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NIGERIANTROOPSONPATROLABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned Wednesday, March 11, to the streets of Nigeria's troubled town of Gidan-Waya in Kaduna State after at least six Christians were killed here by Nigerian soldiers, officials and residents said. The shooting during Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church underscored the tense relationship between local Christians and government forces.

Ethiopia Destroys Evangelical Church Building; 100 Christians Forced Underground

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Ethiopian-Church By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Some 100 evangelical Christians in eastern Ethiopia were without a central place for worship Friday, December 5, after local authorities destroyed their church building, a church official and rights activists said.

BREAKING NEWS: Militants Attack Nigeria Evangelical Church; 6 Killed

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defeatt By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A female suicide bomber has attacked a crowded evangelical Christian church service in northeast Nigeria, killing at least six people, witnesses and officials said Sunday, July 5.

Militants Kill Young Seminarian in Nigeria

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Michael Nnadi, one of four Catholic seminarians kidnapped by armed men...

Cameroon Villagers Killed, Churched Torched, As Militants Attack Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian advocacy and aid group has urged prayers for "traumatized" Christians in Cameroon after at least four villagers were reportedly killed by Islamic militants.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Their Dead After Massacre, Attacks

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in central Nigeria could mourn their dead Sunday, February 24, after  the massacre of a Christian family while sectarian clashes killed one person and left churches, homes and mosques burnt, officials said.

UN Investigating Killings Of 9 Christians In Congo

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service adfnowKINSHASA, DRC (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nations peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is reportedly investigating the death of nine Christians who were hacked to death by suspected Islamic rebels in the DRC's volatile east.

Eritrea Releases Elderly Detained Christians

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Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos eritrea_containers31ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Three elderly Christian men have been released on bail from a military prison camp and police facility in Eritrea, Christian rights investigators confirmed Friday, March 20.

Egypt Christians ‘Killed’ After Election Morsi

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Native Christian missionaries in Egypt remained concerned Saturday, June 30, saying at least two fellow believers were killed by suspected Islamists since Mohammed Morsi was declared the country's president.

21 Egypt Christians Praised Christ Before Beheadings

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos imagesNOWTRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- All 21 Egyptian Christians beheaded by Islamic State militants in Libya were killed after they refused to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, BosNewsLife established Tuesday, February 17. Some were making their last prayers.