Africa

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Limited supplies of weapons, fuel, food crippling Boko Haram

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A multi-national offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria has freed hundreds of captives in recent weeks. Some former hostages say the Islamic extremist group…

Globe Trot: Vatican visit brings Raul Castro back to church

By Mindy Belz
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International | VATICAN: Cuban President Raul Castro was so taken with the pope at a meeting at the Vatican on Sunday, he may “go back to praying and go back to the church,

Literacy classes empower believers in Kenya

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Before she knew how to read and write, 50-year old Pastor Esther Naitobwagi had to ask someone to read the Bible for her. She had to ask for directions when…

Examples of reconciliation in Kenya

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Strenuous racial tensions in the United States between blacks and whites demonstrate that this country needs the gospel to achieve racial reconciliation. But…

Kenyan government offers amnesty to al-Shabaab sympathizers

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | NAIROBI, Kenya—Church leaders in Kenya are opposed to a government proposal to grant a blanket amnesty to youths who have joined the terror group al-Shabaab…

Globe Trot: Muslims toss Christians into sea during migration attempt

By Mindy Belz
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International | ITALY: Muslim migrants threw overboard 12 Christians during a recent crossing from Libya to Italy. The survivors, mostly migrant workers from Africa, kept…

U.S. reportedly denies visa to Chibok schoolgirl

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | One year after Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 Nigerian students, survivors struggle to find refuge

Kenya debates building border fence, closing Somali refugee camp

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—One of the terrorists who attacked Garissa University College last week, killing 148 people and injuring 70 others, was a law graduate of the…

Not over yet

By Jamie Dean
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Ebola Virus | Ebola cases have dropped in West Africa, but long-term recovery has just begun

Boko Haram terrorizes voters in Nigeria

By Mickey McLean
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Nigeria | Boko Haram killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared off hundreds of voters, but millions more cast ballots Saturday in a closely contested…

Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS

By Rob Holmes
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Nigeria | Kellou Abakar’s contractions began Jan. 3—the same day Boko Haram attacked her hometown in Nigeria. With labor coming on, the 30-year-old took her two…

Silent suffering

By Samen Feumba
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Lifestyle | Uncovering abuse at Muslim schools in Senegal

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