NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Move over Al-Qaida. Africa’s growing Islamic extremist groups include Boko Haram, Al-Shaabab and Seleka.
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(RNS) Boko Haram opposes the education of girls and has kidnapped girls to use as cooks and sex slaves. It has killed hundreds of children.
(RNS) A cycle of violence in the Central African Republic is quickly degenerating into a religious conflict between Christians and Muslims.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The attack on a shopping mall in Kenya came shortly before a deadly attack against a church in Pakistan, but analysts warn against concluding that radical Islam is gaining strength.
(RNS) Tensions between Zanzibar’s majority Muslim population and its minority Christian residents have intensified in recent years.