Tag: Africa

Three churches have been attacked and looted in Nigeria

Church leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria have called for justice from the government.

Islamic cleric defends the killing of Christian student

Despite Christians face in Nigeria, it was removed from the U.S. State Department’s Countries of Particular Concern.

Nigerian student beaten to death over "blasphemous" WhatsApp message

“Muslim students and teachers don’t like Christians in the school,” a student from the school was quoted as saying.

Open Doors calls Nigeria "the world’s scariest country to be a Christian"

Last year, Nigeria earned the distinction of being the country with the world’s worst persecution in ICC’s Persecutor of the Year.

Nigerian priest released after after a month of captivity

Nigerian priest Fr. Felix Zakari Fidson, kidnapped on March 24, was released on May 3.

Algerian Christians have been fined for “unauthorised worship”

The 11 Algerians, plus one French guest speaker, gathered in Tizi-Ouzou on December 4 for a worship event.

8 additional Christians killed by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria

Last year, Nigeria earned the title of the worst country for Christian persecution in ICC’s 2021 Persecutor of the Year Awards.

ISWAP claims bombing targeted at Christians

There has been a rise in crime and violence in Nigeria in the last two years.

Sudanese pastor sentenced to a month in jail

Pastor Estefanos’ lawyer, Shanabo Awad, told news sources, “This ruling is not fair and my client is innocent.”