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Church Leaders In South Sudan Feel Forgotten by the Western World

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Church leaders in South Sudan said yesterday that the world has turned its back on the war-torn nation and little is being done to help the millions in desperate need of humanitarian aid.


Rick Warren Talks About His Plan to Expand Ministry In Africa

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The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who visited Rwanda this week, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa.

The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who addressed a big rally in the Rwandan capital of Kigali on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, during thanksgiving celebrations marking 20-years since the genocide in which more than 800,000 people were killed, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Declares Ebola Curfew

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Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.

President Ellen Johnson blamed Liberians for "continued denials, cultural burying practices, disregard for the advice of health workers and disrespect for the warnings by the Government"

South Africa's Rhinos to be Airlifted to New Territory as Efforts to Deter Poaching Continue to Fail

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Poachers have hunted South Africa's rhinos nearly to extinction--but conservationists have a bold new plan to evacuate the animals to safer ground.

Rhino (Art Wolfe/Getty)

U.S. Stars Ashanti and Ja Rule to Perform In Nigeria

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American rap star Ja Rule, and R&B singer Ashanti, would thrilled their Nigerian fans as part of an event to mark this year's Independence celebration.

Ja Rule and Ashanti.
Photo: African Entertainment

Africa: Battle Begins for Africa's Top Soccer Club

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The battle for top spot is the ultimate priority as the curtains on the group phase folds up this weekend.

Image: Patrice Carteron

Worship Artist Stephen B. Steward Releases Debut Album "Enter Your Gates"

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Singer, songwriter, and worship leader, Stephen B. Steward engages audiences and takes listeners into the presence of the Lord with his debut album, Enter Your Gates.  

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Unique Interactive "Prayer Motivator Devotional Bible"

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The Prayer Motivator Devotional Bible is an interactive prayer-focused edition of the Bible and is being revised and expanded. The new edition, which highlights over 400 verses and nearly 200 passages on prayer, will be published on November 28th. 

Prime Minister of Iraq Agrees to Step Down

Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has agreed to step aside and support his nominated replacement in the post, potentially ending the political deadlock that has plunged Baghdad into uncertainty as the country fights a Sunni militant insurgency.

Aug. 13, 2014: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, center, Iraqi acting Defense Minister Sadun al-Dulaymi, right, government officials and parliament members attend the funeral procession of Maj. Gen. Majid Abdul-Salam, a pilot who was killed in Tuesday's helicopter crash in northern Iraq, at the headquarters of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense in Baghdad, Iraq. (PHOTO CREDIT: AP)

Germany Starts Sending Humanitarian Aid to Northern Iraq

The first of four German air force cargo planes to deliver the aid took off from an airbase in the northern town of Hohn on Friday morning, bound for Irbil, capital of the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq.

Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar August 10, 2014. (PHOTO CREDIT: Reuters/Ari Jalal)

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