Suspected Islamists most likely killed a pastor in Mombasa, Kenya last week for sharing his faith near a mosque, sources told Morning Star News.
Christians in Kenya were mourning the death of two Somali pastors who were reportedly murdered by suspected Islamic militants.
Religious violence is on the rise in Kenya following a series of explosions in Nairobi's predominately Somali neighborhood.
The militant Islamist group al Shabaab is targeting converts from Christianity to Islam to wage jihad in Kenya.
A grenade attack by suspected Islamist militants rocked an Anglican church in Kenya's capital Nairobi killing a nine-year-old boy and injuring several others, the church and police said Sunday, September 30.
Earlier this year, Islamists from al-Shabaab's militia fighting for control of Somalia razed Mohammed Abdi Mose's house in Mogadishu to ashes after he evacuated his family, the 54-year-old father of seven told Compass News.
Tensions remained high in Kenya Tuesday, June 15, after two bombs rocked a Christian prayer rally opposing a draft constitution, killing at least six people and injuring 100 others.
Nigeria's government came under pressure Friday, March 6, to set up an independent commission investigating deadly attacks against Christians by Muslim extremists, while elsewhere in Africa, in Kenya, an evangelical church expressed concerns over Muslim militants.
A Somali Christian put in a refugee camp police cell here for defending his family against Islamic zealots has been released after Christians helped raise the 20,000 Kenya shilling fine (US$266) that a camp "court" demanded for his conversion dishonoring Islam and its prophet, Muhammad.
At least dozens of people were burned to death in a Protestant church in western Kenya where they had taken shelter from tribal clashes sparked by a disputed vote that gave the president a second term, police and Red Cross sources said Tuesday, January 1.