Kenyan Christians were praying as William Ruto, Kenya’s former vice president, was declared the winner in the country’s presidential election though his rival rejected the results.
Christians in Kenya’s Lamu country report increasing vulnerability as Somali-based al-Shabaab Islamic gunmen seriously wounded several people last week, during what was the seventh terror attack in the area since the New Year, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. A predominantly Christian country, Kenya has been plagued by terror attacks since the government has sent military aid to help neighboring Somalia against the ongoing al-Shabaab insurgency there.
A Christian woman in Eastern Kenya is believed to have saved many lives when she stood up to five Al-Shabaab Islamic terrorists who attacked her village on January 9, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. The Somali-based al-Shabaab group has carried out murderous attacks in Kenya since 2011, when the Kenyan government sent troops into neighboring Somalia to fight the jihadists there.
Kenyan authorities say they are pursuing suspected Islamic militants who reportedly killed six Christians in southeastern Kenya.
Six Christians were murdered in Kenya during a terrorist attack by al-Shabaab Islamic militants in the early hours of January 3, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Affiliated with Al Qaeda, the Somali-based al-Shabaab group has now carried out four new-year terror attacks in Kenya since 2016.
A Somali-born Christian convert in northeastern Kenya is recovering after four ethnic Somali Muslims attempted to murder him for leaving Islam to follow Christ, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The population of Kenya is 80% Christian but converts from Islam remain vulnerable to attacks from radicalized Muslims.
A Somali Christian who was falsely charged in 2019 with selling hard drugs, and whose bail was paid by International Christian Concern (ICC), had his case dismissed by a court in Kenya last month, ICC reports.
Kenyan authorities have detained 10 people after five churches were set on fire in Kenya’s southwestern region, rights activists confirmed Thursday.
Unidentified arsonists in western Kenya burned five church buildings and threw feces at their smoldering ruins last month, Morning Star News reports. All of the crimes were carried out from January 20 to January 24 in Otamba village, in the Nyaraibari Chache area of Kisii County.
Somali terrorist group al Shabab has ordered all Christians to leave three counties in northern Kenya, where the group hopes to give their jobs to local Muslims.
Christian aid groups, along with pesticide-wielding UN troops, are deploying to eastern Africa to fight a locust swarm that experts say is the worst to hit the region in 70 years and could grow by 500 times between now and June.
Al Shabaab extremists killed three Christian teachers in Kenya Monday, the attackers justifying the carnage by saying it was impermissible for ‘infidels’ to teach children.
Christians were spared from a planned terrorist attack in Kenya when their Muslim neighbors stepped in on their behalf.
The Somali pastor of an underground church in Kenya near the Somali border suffered a broken thigh bone and other injuries after Muslim extremists beat him with wooden clubs on Friday night (March 8), sources said.
Muslim policemen on Saturday (Jan. 19) beat and arrested a Christian man on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya in retaliation for refusing to recant Christianity, sources said.
On September 14, al-Shaabab, a Somali-based terrorist organization, executed two Christians, according to International Christian Concern (ICC).
Muslim students at a high school in Nairobi on Tuesday night (Jan. 23) beat and stabbed Christians who refused to convert to Islam, a local source said.
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 6, 2017, four Christians were killed in Hindi by al-Shabaab, Christians’ main persecution threat in Kenya.
Al-Shabaab fighters reportedly killed four Christian men in Kenya’s Lamu County last week, beheading three and burning alive another.
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that in early July, al-Shabaab militants led a series of attacks in Kenya’s Lamu County. Between July 5 and July 8 2017, militants raided three villages, and killed three police officers and seven Christian men.