Africa News

Algerian court upholds Christian’s 5-year prison sentence for sharing Muhammad cartoon

Originally published in CBN News A Christian’s five-year prison sentence for reposting a cartoon of the Islamic prophet Muhammad to his Facebook page three years ago has been upheld by an Algerian court.  Morning Star News (MSN) reports Farid Khemisti, the man’s attorney, said his client received the stiff sentence because […]

Tanzania’s praying president dies of ‘heart complications’

Originally published in Uganda Christian News Around East Africa, multitides are sharing tributes to Tanzania’s president John Pombe Magufuli who passed away at age 61. He died on Wednesday from “heart complications” at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, Samia Suluhu Hassan, the vice-president of Tanzania said in an address on state television. She […]