BREAKING NEWS: Jailed Sudan Christian Gives Birth While Awaiting Execution

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos downloadnowKHARTOUM/PRAGUE/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese woman sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith in Jesus Christ, has given birth to a baby girl in prison, her lawyers and local sources said.

Nigeria Militants Kill Dozens In School; Christian President Concerned

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's embattled Christian president condemned on Wednesday, February 26, an overnight attack on a school in the country's troubled north-east by suspected Islamist militants, in which as many as 40 students died.

Nigeria Christians Fear Crackdown Amid Deadly Clashes

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service

1_22_022306_nigeria1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian leaders in northern Nigeria fear a fresh crackdown on evangelical activities after local authorities announced plans to control “religious preachers” as Islamic violence left at least a dozen Christians dead and destroyed some 20 churches.

Evangelical Pastors Injured In Kenya Church Attack

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service AL-SHABAABNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewslife)-- Two evangelical pastors were among some 16 Christians recovering from serious injuries Thursday, June 13, after suspected Islamic militants on a motorbike threw an explosive device into their church compound in southeastern Kenya, police and church officials said.

Prayers Urged After Islamists Execute 20 Nigerian Christians

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  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) – Christians have urged prayers for the surviving loved ones of 20 Nigerian Christian...

BREAKING: US Troops Search For Christian Girls; Christians Killed In Blasts

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By BosNewsLife's Africa Service with additional reporting by Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- American soldiers are searching for hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian Christian schoolgirls, after officials confirmed Christians were among victims in massive bomb blasts and other attacks that killed at least some 170 people. The White House made clear that "The force will remain in Chad until its support in resolving the kidnapping situation is no longer required."

Eritrea Releases Three Christian Women From Military Camp

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By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent Eric Leijenaar eritrea_mapASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Three women were free Friday, May 8, as Eritrean authorities unexpectedly released them from a notorious military prison camp where they were detained for six months because of their membership of a "banned" Christian movement, an advocacy group with close knowledge of the situation said.

Egypt Christian Journalist Appeals Prison Sentence

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian journalist who captured video of clashes between Muslims and Christians, is appealing the five-years prison sentence he received on charges of "inciting sectarianism", Christians and his lawyer say.

Sudan Detains 14 Evangelical Christians In Latest Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
Sudanwoman KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan urged prayers Friday, June 8, amid concerns about 14 evangelical leaders and other Christians who were detained in Bahri, the country's third largest city, sources told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Attacks Against Christian Villages Kill 200 In Nigeria

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with Voice of America Correspondent Scott Stearns reporting from Lagos Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003LAGOS/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Bodies of the dead — including many women and children — lined dusty streets in three mostly Christian villages south of Nigeria's regional capital of Jos early Monday, March 8, after rioters armed with machetes "slaughtered" over 200 people here, witnesses said.