Tag: Kenya

Kenyan presidential candidates say NO to abortion

Originally published in Christian Telegraph In a February 19 live presidential debate, dubbed The Christian Edge and organized jointly by the country’s mainstream Church leaders, Christian media, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) and the Daystar University, five of the eight lined up presidential hopefuls, tackled various issues, chief among them was […]

Blast in Kenya church kills pastor, wounds 11

Originally published in Christian Post A pastor was killed and 11 others were wounded in Garissa in eastern Kenya on Sunday after suspected Islamist extremists attacked a church during the worship service with a grenade or other explosive. The blast took place at the Utawala Interdenominational church in the Administrative […]

Blast in Kenya church kills child, injures 7 others

Originally published in Christian Post A 9-year-old boy was killed and several others were hurt in a grenade attack on a children’s Sunday school class in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Sunday morning. Two of the injured are said to be critical. The children were attending a Sunday school class at […]

Two Kenyan churches attacked; at least 17 dead

Barnabas Aid helping victims By Compass Direct News and barnabasaid Attackers with guns and hand-grenades killed at least 17 people and wounded scores more during worship services at two churches on Sunday in Kenya. Three of those killed were children. Two were police officers standing guard over one of the […]

Attack on Church Compound in Kenya Kills Two, Wounds Three

By Simba Tian — Compass Direct News GARISSA, Kenya,  – Suspected Islamic extremists with Somalia’s al Shabaab militia threw a grenade into the home of the church guard of an East Africa Pentecostal Church (EAPC) congregation outside Garissa, Kenya on Saturday night (Nov. 5), killing an 8-year-old girl and another member […]