By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar NAIROBI/PESHAWAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Africa and Asia tried to come to terms Friday, September 27, with the aftermath of attacks by Islamic militants that left at least some 150 people dead and hundreds injured, amid global concerns that devoted Christians are increasingly singled out by terrorists.
BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of teachers in northern Kenya bordering Somalia refused to return to work Tuesday, February 3, fearing attacks by Islamic militants who have killed dozens of non-Muslims, many of them Christians.
(Adds info about memorial website, more details) By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have released a...
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Security forces in Eritrea have detained dozens, mostly elderly, Christian women in the capital Amara as part of a crackdown on evangelical activities, an advocacy group said Monday, December 7.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- One of more than 200 Christian schoolgirls and women abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Nigerian village of Chibok has been freed, police and a parent have confirmed.
By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent ASMARA/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrea has detained 15 monks in the capital Asmara for allegedly planning actions in and outside the African country against the "government's interference" in the Eritrean Orthodox Church, rights campaigners confirmed Tuesday, July 7.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- At least seven Egyptian Christians, including minors, remain missing in southern Egypt after they were reportedly abducted from troubled Minya province. The abductions, thought to be carried out by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group, are among hundreds of similar cases in the last few years, right activists said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through the streets, forcing the family to remain in hiding, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ZANZIBAR CITY, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tanzanian Christians were seeking justice Thursday, June 14, after hundreds of supporters of a separatist Islamic group burned two church buildings in the East African nation's semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) – Christians have urged prayers for the surviving loved ones of 20 Nigerian Christian...