Sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa’s Benedict Option

An Afrikaner community’s bid to preserve its identity

Russia’s Religious Offensive in Africa

Moscow portrays itself as an alternative to the decadent West in Africa to gain support for its invasion of Ukraine

Niger, Coups, and Violence in West Africa

The July, 2023 coup in Niger has captured global attention as observers note the upward trend in military coups in West Africa

What is National Gratitude?

National gratitude is a virtue but only if wisely calculated and directed, based at least partly on intent. 

Powers of the Air: Poison Gas, Demons and Childhood Mass Hysteria in War-Zones

Rumors of gas-poisoned Iranian schoolgirls have far stranger parallels in conflict-zones elsewhere.

Eritrean Clergy in Captivity

Although unknown to many Americans, Eritrea is a nation of particular concern for religious liberty.

Change on Human Rights Must Come to Nigeria After Election

Recently, Nigerians went to the polls to elect a new president. Voters faced violent attacks from thugs and even terrorists in addition to…

New Report Shows Religious Dynamics in Nigeria’s Ongoing Violence

Despite the refusal of the Biden Administration to acknowledge the religious nature of the conflict in Northern Nigeria, it is certainly there.

Iran and al Qaeda: an Unexpected Axis

The connection between al Qaeda and Iran was hardly recognized until the discovery of documents in Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan

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