NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Muslim and Christian clerics urged Kenyans to forge ahead together despite the militant Islamist group's attempt to use religion to put a wedge between them.
WAJIR, Kenya (RNS) — Non-Muslim teachers have long suffered discrimination by the ethnic Somalis in the region, who are accused of helping militants to target Christians.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — A June PeaceTech Lab report found that recent converts to Islam in East Africa are prone to be recruitment targets by violent extremist groups such as the Islamic State and al-Shabab.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — As violence-torn Africa grows weary of solutions that haven’t worked, Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan is proposing a controversial alternative.
(RNS) — It spreads a message that many Africans say is too rarely heard: that people from different religious groups on the continent can be each other's heroes.
(RNS) It is not clear where the group is getting the aid, but its own network of sponsors and sympathizers are believed to be donating. Protection money and extortion are also believed to be funding the relief effort.
(RNS) 'Nearly 1 in every 12 Christians in the world today lives in an area or in a culture in which Christianity is illegal, forbidden or punished,' said Open Doors CEO David Curry.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The Muslims, some as old as 50 years, have disappeared or died after security services labeled them terror suspects.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta called the most recent attack heinous and stressed that the country will not divide along religious lines.
(RNS) Houses of worship take on the color of sunshine in the name of interfaith harmony.
(RNS) We need to consider something similar to the 1980s protests for the freedom of Soviet Jews, for Christians and other religious minorities that are now being persecuted around the world.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The government described the late teacher, who told the militants to kill all 62 passengers or leave, as a true hero.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Only about 60 students, mostly Muslim, are expected to attend when classes resume Monday (Jan. 11). Before the attack the university had about 800 students.
The video weaves together Trump's call for banning Muslims' entry to the U.S. with archival video of now-dead top al-Qaida recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The 62 Muslim passengers stood ready to take bullets for the Christians and told the militants to kill everyone or leave.