Africa East Africa World 

Ugandan prophet charged with assault for whipping worshippers

– – Police have arrested and charged a self-styled Ugandan prophet with assault, common assault, and trafficking in persons after he was filmed whipping his church members. Prophet Kintu Dennis of Hoima Empowerment Church International was seen in the viral online video whipping worshippers. The 42-year-old was quickly arrested along with four other members of the church following complaints about… Read More
Africa Nigeria News and Headlines West Africa World 

Nigeria: Police free dozens camped in church for ‘second coming’ of Christ

The pastor of the Pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, and his deputy have all been arrested. Those rescued have been taken into the care of the local authorities. Police press officer Funmilayo Odunlami told the media that “Preliminary investigation revealed that one Pastor Josiah Peter Asumosa, an assistant pastor in the church, was the one who told the members that Rapture… Read More
Africa World 

US church clears $7.8m in medical debt for 6,000 families

An Indiana church helped pay off $7.8 million in medical debt for nearly 6,000 families across the state. Northview Church teamed up with RIP Medical Debt, a New York-based organization, and leveraged more than $40,000 in donations to wipe out the unpaid medical bills. RIP Medical Debt negotiates with hospitals, doctors and even investors to purchase debt at pennies on… Read More
Africa Central Africa Featured Rwanda World 

Rwanda deports American pastor ‘for meeting journalists’

Rwandan officials have deported an American preacher who is deemed controversial after his arrest on Monday. Evangelist Gregg Schoof was arrested for holding what officials said was an “illegal meeting with journalists”. Schoof was operating a radio station called  Amazing Grace but the station was banned last year after it broadcast a sermon that described women as “evil”. Another evangelist… Read More
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Video: Kenyans in shock as two MPs fight in church

Kenyans have been left in shock after two of their Members of Parliament fought in church on Sunday. The incident took place at a Sunday service at a Catholic Church in the town of Kiharu, in central Murang’a county. Both MPs had addressed the congregation but chaos broke out after an argument ensued between the two lawmakers. Local media reported… Read More
Africa Southern Africa World Zimbabwe 

Mugabe’s church members pray for him to be forgiven

It was the first Sunday since Robert Mugabe, former president of Zimbabwe died and members of the church where he used to worship are prayed for his soul. The worshipers who gathered on Sunday for usual service prayed for him to be forgiven following his death. The Sacred Heart Cathedral in downtown Harare was packed with alot of worshipers who… Read More