Tag: Africa

"Libya is not a lost land for the Church", says local priest

Native Catholics have to keep their faith secret.

Two people killed by Al-Shabaab militants in Kenya

The members of the radical terrorist group attempted to stop a bus, heading from Mandera to Nairobi with passengers on board.

Nigeria vows to 'redouble' efforts to free Leah Sharibu 2 years after adbuction

She was held back from her release in 2018 because she refused to recount her faith in Christ. 

Kidnapped Nigerian priest has been released

The Uromi diocese is expected to release additional details about the priest’s release.

Nigerian priest abducted in new attack

Local news outlets have also reported that several children were kidnapped at the same time.

9 terrorists killed in attack in Burkina Faso

A total of nine terrorists were killed and one arrested after an attack on army position Monday in the east of Burkina Faso.

Days before attack, Nigerian bishop warned of poor protection for Christians

"The government is certainly not doing enough to protect both Christians and Muslims."

Hungary to launch $17M aid development program in Uganda

Currently there are less than 1.4 million people seeking shelter because of armed conflicts, epidemics and regional instability.

Egyptian priest nearly murdered

Local news reports that a Coptic Priest in Alexandria was nearly murdered on 3 February.

"Appalled by ruthlessness" of Christian persecution in Nigeria

The organisation, representing 600 million evangelicals in over 130 countries, also called for perpetrators to be held to account.