Uganda Arrests Six for Church Bomb Plot Linked to Islamist Group

Ugandan police on Sunday announced the arrest of a suspect in connection with a plot to bomb a church in the capital city of Kampala. Five more arrests were announced on Tuesday, and more explosive devices were reportedly recovered, suggesting a major terrorist attack linked to an Islamist insurgent group called the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) had been thwarted.

JINJA, UGANDA - DECEMBER 01: Police fire live rounds just outside a medical center where colleagues of Bobi Wine were being treated on December 01, 2020 in Jinja, Uganda. The two were injured by security forces during Wine's campaign. Presidential candidates are campaigning in Uganda ahead of the elections scheduled …

Nigerian Churches Hire Security After Deadly ISIS Church Attack

Houses of worship across Nigeria, including Christian churches, have hired security services in recent weeks after a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria suffered a deadly terror attack by suspected members of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) in early June, Voice of America (VOA) reported Tuesday.

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / TOPSHOT - Ondo State governor Rotimi Akeredolu (3rd L) points to blood the stained floor after an attack by gunmen at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo town, southwest Nigeria on June 5, 2022. - Gunmen with explosives stormed a Catholic church and opened fire …