Heaven's Light Church in Harare, Ethiopia, was demolished Nov. 28 by order of the Shenkore administrative district that just days before had forcibly removed the church's sign, according to International Christian Concern.
More than 1.6 million Nigerians who were forced to abandon their homes by the belligerence of Boko Haram are creating a humanitarian crisis in Africa's most populous nation, according to Yahoo News.
Sudanese Police assaulted, arrested and then fined 38 Christians at Khartoum's Bahri Evangelical Church last week, according to Morning Star News.
Frustrated by "fakirs" peddling false miracles, Kenya's attorney general has indefinitely banned the registration of new churches, mosques and temples, according to Christianity Today.
Muslim insurgents from Somali's Al Shabaab terrorist group ambushed a bus in northern Kenya last week and killed 28 passengers, according to a Morning Star News source.
Hundreds of Christians in North Khartoum blocked repeated attempts by government authorities to destroy all the buildings inside their church compound last week, according to Morning Star News.
On All Hallows Eve, the leader of Boko Haram announced that the 200 or more schoolgirls his Islamists had abducted in April from Chibok in Borno state, Nigeria, will not be freed as they have already converted to Islam and married off to Muslims, according to Barnabas Aid.
A proposed law to remove restrictions on the building of churches in Egypt will be presented to parliament early next year, according to Barnabas Aid.
On Oct. 19, armed Muslims stormed two churches in Taraba state and killed 31 Christians as they worshipped, according to Morning Star News.
Four schoolgirls seized by Boko Haram six months ago have escaped from a camp in Cameroon run by the Islamist group, according to Barnabas Aid.
The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on a church in the Nuba Mountains Friday.
Lawyers in Sudan representing Meriam Ibrahim are planning to take her cause to the country's constitutional court, according to Barnabas Aid.
Ethnic Fulani Muslims razed a church and killed 10 Christians in Nigeria's Plateau state in September, according to Morning Star News.
Sudan has banned five lawyers from leaving the country after they were accused of damaging the nation's reputation by defending Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian mother who was falsely accused of apostasy from Islam, according to Morning Star News.
Security agents in Sudan locked a congregation out of its church building in August and may even try to sell it.
Last week Boko Haram invaded the Gujba Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria, enforcing Islamic law over the town of Buni Yadi.
In Gwoza, Abubakar Shekau -- the leader of the Islamist Boko Haram -- has declared an Islamic caliphate in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State.
U.S. aerial imagery over northeastern Nigeria has recently detected large groups of girls being held in remote locations, raising hopes they are from the group of young women abducted by Boko Haram from a boarding school back on April 14, according to International Christian Concern.
After weeks of looting and wanton destruction in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, Islamists from Boko Haram Wednesday had killed an estimated 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, according to Morning Star News.
A church leader was among 25 people killed in Cameroon as Muslim militants unleashed a series of assaults at the end of July.