Islamic Extremists Suspected in Killing of Catholic Priest in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Second priest shot on the Muslim-majority archipelago in less than two months.

NAIROBI, Kenya  (Morning Star News) – Suspected Islamic extremists on Sunday (Feb. 17) shot and killed a Roman Catholic priest on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, area sources said.   Two assailants on a motorbike approached the Rev. Evaristus Mushi as he arrived in his car to the Mass he was about to officiate in the […]

Catholic Priest Seriously Wounded in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Suspected Islamist extremists shoot clergyman through cheeks on Christmas Day.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Suspected Islamic extremists on Christmas Day shot a Roman Catholic priest on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, seriously wounding him, area church leaders said.   Two assailants on a motorcycle shot the Rev. Ambrose Mkenda through his cheeks and in the shoulder before 8 p.m. as he arrived home in […]

Church Buildings Attacked across Tanzania

Muslims incited to destruction after children’s argument leads to alleged defiling of Koran.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamists burned several church buildings in various parts of Tanzania this week after two children’s argument about the Koran resulted in a Christian boy allegedly defiling Islam’s sacred book. The attacks took place in the normally peaceful country from its western border to its semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar. In Kigoma, […]