Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda Attacked for Embracing Christianity

Christian family told they will be killed if they return to their home.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda on Nov. 23 destroyed the maize crops of a former Islamic sheikh (teacher) in eastern Uganda who was beaten unconscious after revealing his faith in Christ, sources said. The day before his fields were destroyed, 30-year-old Malik Higenyi of Bufuja village, Butaleja District, received threatening […]

Ethnic-Religious Cleansing Cited as Herdsmen Kill More Christians in Nigeria

Well-armed Muslim Fulani attack comes 10 days after onslaught in Kaura LGA.

GIDAN WAYA, Nigeria, (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed at least 12 Christians in southern Kaduna state on Wednesday and Friday (Nov. 23-25) in what Christian leaders call a campaign of ethnic and religious cleansing. The killings took place in four communities around Gidan Waya town, near Kafanchan in Jema’a Local Government Area […]

Fulani Herdsmen Increasingly Militant in Killing 22 Christians in Kaduna, Nigeria

Muslim assailants in military fatigues carry sophisticated arms.

KAFANCHAN, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen or allied gunmen in southern Kaduna State appear to be increasingly militant, marked by greater sophistication in training and arms, sources said. Advocacy group Jubiliee Campaign released a statement on Wednesday (Nov. 9) noting that a militant group associated with Fulani herdsmen has become increasingly […]

Kidnapped Woman’s Fate Still Unknown Two Years after Herdsmen in Nigeria Kill Husband

Four children left in uncle’s care.

ANGWAN MALLAM CHUNG, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Sunday Maidawa, a Christian in this town in southern Kaduna state, feels the loss of his brother and sister-in-law daily in the four children left to him. Muslim Fulani herdsmen two years ago killed his brother, 34-year-old Dauda Maidawa, and kidnapped the slain Christian’s wife. Their children, ages […]

Muslims in Uganda Burn Home Where Boys Threatened with Violence Took Refuge

Separately, 27 Christians injured in attack on food project.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in a village in eastern Uganda on Sunday (Oct. 30) gutted the home of a Christian family for housing two boys threatened with violence for leaving Islam, sources said. Stephen Muganzi, 41, told Morning Star News that the two teenaged boys sought refuge with him on Oct. 16 in […]

Dangerous Area in Kaduna, Nigeria a Virtual Ghost Town; 13 More Deaths Discovered

Shocked survivors of attacks say they had no conflicts with herdsmen.

DOGON FILI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Several people advised me that it was not safe to go to Godogodo in southern Kaduna state, but it was imperative to verify reports of violence against Christians in Nigeria, as authorities and mainstream media downplay persecution as “sectarian violence.” I was advised that if I must go, I […]

Islamic Extremists Kill 12 More People in Mandera, Kenya

Christians targeted in bomb-and-gun assault.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists targeted Christians in the shooting deaths of 12 non-local Kenyans at a guest-house in Kenya’s northeastern town of Mandera early this morning, sources said. Somali Al Shabaab rebels took responsibility for the pre-dawn attack on the guest-house, where a Kenyan theatre troupe from outside the area was staying, […]

More than 48 Christians Killed in Kaduna, Nigeria Massacres

Muslim Fulani herdsmen attack over the weekend and in late September.

GODOGODO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 40 Christians in an attack in this town in northern Nigeria on Saturday (Oct. 15) and left another eight dead in an assault three weeks earlier, area leaders said. Besides the eight slain on Sept. 24-26 in Godogodo, a predominantly Christian community in Kaduna […]

Church in Northern Kenya Fearful after Gruesome Attack on Christians

At least six dead in grenade and gun assault on ‘infidels.’

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Church members in a northeastern town in Kenya fear for their lives after Islamic extremists targeted Christians in a grenade and gun attack early Thursday morning (Oct. 6) that killed six people, sources said. Targeting predominantly Christian migrant workers from Kenya’s interior, rebels from Somalia’s Al Shabaab group reportedly took […]

Burning of Pastor’s House in Zanzibar, Tanzania Leaves Family of 11 Homeless

Muslim extremists suspected in attack on church leader’s home.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A pastor, his wife and their nine children have been sleeping on the floor of their small church building on the island of Zanzibar since Muslim extremists set their house on fire in August. Pastor Damson Maonesho has seen his 9-month-old baby contract pneumonia since his family had to […]