Tag: Africa

2020 Budapest Report on Christian Persecution: sub-Saharan Christians

On the 2020 Open Doors World Watch list, twelve out of the fifty countries are located in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ten out of thirty-nine kidnapped students released in Nigeria

Ten students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization in Kaduna State last month have been freed.

Christian village was attacked during a HART visit in Abyei

A summary of a visit report published by HART (Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust) in Abyei, Sudan and South Sudan from January 2020.

Boko Haram attacks on the rise in Cameroon

The Boko Haram insurgency began in Nigeria in 2009, spreading across the Lake Chad Basin.

Nigerian pastor abducted and murdered

A fifty-year-old pastor, Frederick Ojo Aramuwa, was found dead, days after he was kidnapped from Ifira Akoko Ondo State, Nigeria.

Algerian Christian faces persecution in Tunisia after release from jail

Bouhaf is the father of three children, a thirty-year-old son and two daughters who are twenty-one and nineteen respectively.

Nigerian bishop calls for an end to violence in Good Friday homily

In his Good Friday homily, Bishop Badejo of Nigeria has called upon leaders to work for a better world.

Catholic parish attacked, parish priest and faithful murdered in Nigeria

The Saint-Paul of Aye Twar Parish, in eastern Nigeria's Benu state, was attacked during a Mass on the 30th of March by armed men.

Four UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali

Four peacekeepers were killed by suspected Jihadists on Friday in the Kidal region of northeast Mali, reports UN News.

Cardinal who worked for peace in Cameroon died at the age of ninety

Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi, Cameroon’s first cardinal and advocate for peace in the country’s Anglophone crisis, has died.