A pastor in Sudan has been jailed for alleged “witchcraft” after he led a prayer meeting for his sick mother, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. State-sponsored persecution of Christians has returned to Sudan since last year’s military coup toppled the moderate government, which had succeeded ousted Islamic dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019.
Suspected Fulani Islamic jihadist gunmen forced their way into a Catholic Church in Nigeria’s Enugu state on Saturday and kidnapped the parish priest, Vanguard reports. More than 2,300 Christians in Nigeria were kidnapped by jihadists in the first ten months of this year alone, according to the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law.
The Eritrean government is still holding in detention 98 Christians who were arrested on account of their faith in September, Christian Today (CT) reports.
A major new report shows the government of Algeria has closed down 16 Evangelical churches in the past year as part of a crackdown on proselytization and perceived blasphemy against Sunni Islam, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
At least 4,000 Christians in Nigeria have been murdered by Islamic jihadists this year alone, the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law attested this week, the Christian Post reports. Rights groups have estimated 50,000-80,000 Christians in Nigeria have been murdered by Islamic militants in the last two decades, as the Nigerian government and international community stand by and do nothing of substance to stop the slaughter.
At least nine abducted priests and other Christians remained missing in central Ethiopia on Thursday after a church deacon and others were killed by rebels in recent weeks, aid workers and others said.
Islamist Fulani terrorists murdered 15 more Christians, specifically targeting leaders, in Nigeria’s Plateau state last month, the Barnabas Fund reports.
The slaughter of Christians in Nigeria has seen no let-up as suspected Fulani herdsmen and other Islamic militant terrorists killed 12 mainly women, children, and elderly Christians during attacks in Benue state last month, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
Islamist extremists in eastern Uganda attacked two evangelists with knives earlier this month after the Christians led local Muslims to Christ, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
s Fulani militant herdsmen murdered 70 more Christians in Nigeria’s Benue state this month, local authorities called on the federal government to supply Volunteer Guards with AK-47s to protect citizens as official security agencies have been unable to stem the ongoing slaughter of believers by Islamic terrorists, Morning Star News reports.
Christian aid workers are rushing to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to east and southern Africa after an outbreak of Ebola, the highly deadly contagious disease that has already killed scores of people in recent weeks.
Islamic Fulani herdsmen have killed scores of Christians in a village in central Nigeria after murdering and injuring more than 100 other believers the previous week, Christians said Tuesday.
Suspected Islamic extremist gunmen stormed a church during Sunday service in Nigeria’s Kogi state earlier this month, killing a woman and her young daughter who were in attendance, the Christian Post reports.
Seven suspected Islamic terrorists broke into the home of a pastor in Bauchi state, Nigeria, and shot a relative staying there when they found the church leader was not there, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
Thousands of Christian families are “homeless and destitute” in Chad after the worst flooding in decades and terrorism, Christian aid workers told Worthy News.
At least 60 people were killed in Chad Thursday during the deadliest protests so far against interim leader Mahamat Idriss Deby’s two-year extension of his power, several sources said.
Suspected Islamic gunmen have attacked a church in north-central Nigeria during a service, killing a woman and her young daughter, as part of an ongoing anti-Christian campaign, authorities say.
Three more Christians were murdered in Nigeria this month during an attack by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants in majority-Christian Chibok County, Borno state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Tens of thousands of Christians in Nigeria have been murdered by Islamic terrorists since 2009.
A Christian woman who was imprisoned without bail for blaspheming Islam in a WhatsApp message has gone on trial in Nigeria’s Bauchi state, Morning Star News (MSN) reported on October 5.
Two evangelists in eastern Uganda were brutally attacked by Islamic extremists after they led a number of Muslims to Christ at a public debate on Islam and Christianity last month, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Christianity is legal in Uganda, but extremists from the country’s minority Muslim population have conducted violent attacks against Christians they consider a threat to Islam.