WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an election-year push to further restrict immigration.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The department redesignated on Wednesday the nine other countries that had been categorized as ‘countries of particular concern’.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — As the latest wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa dies out, churches in the country and others on the continent are demanding an end to the persistent problem, affecting economic migrants in one of Africa’s biggest economies.
(RNS) — In this West African nation, religion stands at the intersection of a divisive colonial history and a current political crisis caused by drought and land scarcity.
(RNS) KAMPALA, Uganda — Muslims and Christians in Nigeria have started small-scale attempts at reconciliation after years of ethnic and religious conflict.
(RNS) — As elections approach, Nigeria's Muslims and Christians disagree over which presidential candidate to support, while both faiths pray for peace.
ABUJA, Kenya (RNS) — In Nigeria, an interfaith group of women is working to build peace between Muslims and Christians.
ABUJA, Nigeria (RNS) — Muslims on the ground and experts in Washington worry that the detention of a Shiite cleric and the killings of his followers will provoke the Islamic Movement of Nigeria into waging war.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Across Africa, groups have emerged stressing science and critical thinking as a better way of understanding the natural world.
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) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s gallery includes images from England, Texas, Hong Kong, Brazil and ...
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The mother of the only Nigerian schoolgirl still in Boko Haram captivity after the extremists released 104 classmates says her daughter was blocked from boarding the vehicle to freedom with her classmates and told to convert to Islam.
LAGOS -- Facing human rights abuses, gender nonconforming Nigerians want the chance to live and express themselves safely.
(AP) — The case could affect another divisive bishop appointment, Chilean Bishop Juan Barros.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — While there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing in Mubi town in Adamawa state, suspicion immediately fell on the Boko Haram extremist group.