Christian News [Africa]

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  JOHANNESBURG – Protesters against Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial burned their face masks Wednesday as experts note a worrying level of resistance and misinformation around testing on the continent. Anti-vaccine sentiment in Africa is “the worst I’ve ever seen,” the CEO of the GAVI vaccine alliance, Seth Berkley, told an African Union vaccine conference […]

  Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and heiress who became a confidante of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and was later implicated in his alleged sexual crimes, has been arrested by the FBI. She was arrested in Bradford, New Hampshire around 8:30 a.m. Thursday on charges she conspired with Epstein to sexually abuse minors. In a […]

  Vera Lucia Souza prays at the gravesite of her 47-year-old brother Paulo Roberto da Silva, who died of COVID-19, during his burial at the Sao Luiz cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) Brazil’s government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary […]

  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has expressed his support for Black Lives Matter, as protests over the death of George Floyd continue across the country. Bezos, the world’s richest man, shared a customer email as well as his response on Instagram on Friday, explaining why Amazon’s website had added a banner reading ‘Black Lives Matter.’ […]

  Local authorities anticipate somewhere between 30,000 to 40,000 people to come to the Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters in Raeford, North Carolina. The memorial will include a public viewing that is scheduled from 11am to 1pm EST, followed by a private memorial that will run from 3pm to 5pm EST. George Floyd was born […]

  The statue of Confederate Gen. Williams Carter Wickham lies on the ground after protesters pulled it down Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Monroe Park in Richmond, Va. The statue had stood in the park since 1891. (Alexa Welch Edlund/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) A small group of demonstrators toppled a statue of a Confederate general […]

  People pay their respects during a memorial service for George Floyd, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Raeford, N.C. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (Ed Clemente/The Fayetteville Observer via AP, Pool) They held up signs and their fists and the memory of George Floyd. Tens of thousands of […]

  Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, June 7, 2020. Pope Francis is cautioning people in countries emerging from lockdown to keep following authorities’ rules for COVID-19 contagion containment. Says Francis: “Be careful, don’t cry victory, […]

  In this photo taken Saturday, June 6, 2020, people sit outside a cafe, in Ankara, Turkey. Images on social media and news agencies showed crowds picnicking and partying Saturday night without heeding to the rules of social distancing and wearing masks on the first weekend with no lockdown, prompting a reprimand from the health […]

  Thousands of protestors marched Tuesday (May 26) from the scene of George Floyd’s encounter with police to a Minneapolis police precinct station. Some chanted “I can’t breathe.” Screen capture from Time MINNEAPOLIS (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders are lamenting the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis after a white […]

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