Tag: Africa

52 civilians killed by Jihadists in the DRC

For years, dozens of armed militias have wreaked havoc in the DRC, a predominately Christian nation.

Aid workers abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria

In late Fabruary, ISWAP already abducted three aid workers and two guards at a guesthouse in Cameroon.

Unarmed resistance on the border of jihadism

A total of 40 animators and group leaders shared their concerns and hopes during a meeting in Niamey in this month of March.

Nine people killed while collecting water in Burkina Faso

An additional nine people were killed in an attack on an informal gold mine located in Oudalan province.

Coptic Christian brothers murdered and their bodies mutilated

The Copts (10% of Egypt’s population) are the descendants of a long line of ancient Egyptians who later converted to Christianity.

Priest kidnapped and church security guard murdered in Nigeria

A woman and two children were also kidnapped during the attack.

Three Coptic Christians brutally murdered in Egypt

The three brothers were working in an agricultural field at the moment of their death.

Nigerian man killed on way back from church

ICC staff reviewed pictures of the man's body. He had knife wounds and one of his hands had been cut off.

Church leaders arrested in South Sudan

In August 2021, two nuns were shot dead in cold blood by jihadists while driving along South Sudan’s Juba-Nimule highway.