Sudan Archives - HEART Christian newspaper
The attendance of Muslim government officials at a Christmas celebration in Sudan shows how far religious freedom has progressed since the new regime took office.
After making Christmas a public holiday for the first time in eight years, the government …
Somalian family attacked in their sleep
Terrorists wound father, kill wife and son
Islamic extremists in Somalia shot a Christian family as they slept, seriously wounding the husband and killing his wife and 11-year-old son.
The militants broke into the family’s home in Afgoi, about 30k from Mogadishu, at dawn. According to Morning Star News, at least four armed men carried out the attack in February, shouting the jihadist slogan, “Allahhu Akbar (Allah is greater)” and saying, “We cannot allow the defiling of our religion with a foreign, Western religion.”
Last updated on March 31st, 2017 at 10:51 am
People weak with hunger cannot dispose of their dead livestock, which adds the threat of disease to that of famine
The famine in East Africa has rightly received a high profile in the media and international charities are appealing for donations.
Sixteen million people are on the brink of starvation after the worst drought for many decades, according to Barnabas Fund, which is trying to increase its food aid to reach 200,000 Christians.
Last updated on February 4th, 2017 at 06:10 pm
Suffering Christians: an average of five churches are attacked every Sunday in Nigeria
Plea to halt genocide in Nigeria
Christian leaders and human rights campaigners in Nigeria are warning that the …
By Andrew Boyd
Sudan is continuing its crackdown on churches and pastors. Persecution has got worse in Sudan since the country split into two.
The Islamic north is arresting Christians and deporting them. Khartoum’s Bahri Evangelical Church has been targeted and four pastors have been detained.