College Student in Uganda Whose Family Left Islam Is Beaten, Raped

Assailants spoke of killing her, 19-year-old says.

Darkened image of college student beaten and raped in eastern Uganda. (Morning Star News)

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Three men eat and raped a 19-year-old Catholic woman in Uganda last week, sources said. The student at St. Mary’s Teachers College in Bukedea, in the district of the same name about 50 miles from Mbale in Eastern Uganda, said she was returning from class on Sept. 9 when she […]

Muslim Relatives Attack Mother, Sons in Uganda for Turning to Christ

Husband who beat, strangled wife leaves her and son for dead.

Rural Mbale in eastern Uganda. (photo Michael Shade)

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda beat and left for dead his wife and 18-year-old son on Tuesday (Aug. 11) after learning they had converted to Christianity, area sources said. Issa Kasoono beat and strangled his wife, Jafalan Kadondi, in Nsinze village, Namutumba District, but she survived, said a source who requested […]

Islamic Extremists in Uganda Try to Kill Former Sheikh Who Survived Poisoning

Evangelist lost 12-year-old daughter to killers last year.

Kabuna County record of apology for death threat against Hassan Muwanguzi in eastern Uganda. (Morning Star News)

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Twice in the past two weeks, Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda have tried to kill a former sheikh known throughout the region for his Christian activities, the former Islamic teacher told Morning Star News. Hassan Muwanguzi, an evangelist in Budaka District whose conversion and ministry success led hard-line Muslims to […]

Christian Mother of 11 in Uganda Poisoned by Muslim In-Laws, Area Sources Say

Wife of former sheikh succumbs after sister-in-law feeds her.

Flag of Uganda. (Wikipedia)

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A mother of 11 who left Islam for Christianity was poisoned to death last week in a village in eastern Uganda, area sources said. Namumbeiza Swabura, mother of a 5-month-old baby, died on Wednesday (June 17) in Nabuli village, Kibuku District, after her sister-in-law visited her and offered to prepare […]

Widow of Slain Christian in Uganda Fears for Her Life

Hard-line Muslims send her death threats on mobile phone.

Grave of Richard Lebon Suleiman, husband of Agnes Nasubuga Nura, in eastern Uganda. (Morning Star News)

PALLISA, Uganda (Morning Star News) – The widow of a Christian shot to death by suspected hard-line Muslims in eastern Uganda fears for her life after receiving several death threats, she said. Agnes Nasubuga Nura, 28, said Muslim extremists killed her husband, Richard Lebon Suleiman, on Feb. 15 in Budaka, Pallisa District, 193 kilometers (119 miles) east […]

Christian Girl in Uganda Seriously Injured, Traumatized after Gang-Rape, Father Says

Muslim assailants had warned father to close church he pastors, he says.

Rural Mbala, Uganda. (Michael Shade)

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Five Muslims in eastern Uganda gang-raped the 17-year-old daughter of a pastor because the church leader ignored their warnings that he stop worship services, she said. The daughter (name withheld) of the pastor of New Hope Church was approaching the church building at Kiryolo, Kaderuna Sub-County, Budaka District, at about […]

Christian Girl in Uganda Who Fled Beating by Muslim Uncle Mysteriously Dies

Muslim relatives in search of convert arrive at her hospital day before her death.

Namwase Aisha. (Morning Star News)

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 12, 2015 (Morning Star News) – A 16-year-old girl in Uganda who fled from a Muslim uncle who beat her for becoming a Christian mysteriously died on Sunday (March 8) after relatives searching for her discovered her whereabouts the previous day. Namwase Aisha died at 5:30 p.m. at Iganga Hospital in eastern […]

Muslim Uncle of Two Girls in Uganda Beats, Locks Them Up without Food

Sisters who became Christians on Sunday deprived of food until escape on Tuesday.

Injured arm of Nabagabana Fatuma, 14. (Morning Star News)

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The uncle of two Muslim girls in eastern Uganda who put their faith in Christ on Sunday (Feb. 1) beat them and locked them in a room without food for nearly three days, sources said. Nabagabana Fatuma, 14, and her 16-year-old sister, Namwase Aisha, need trauma counseling and medical […]

Imam in Uganda Allegedly Beats Daughter to Death for Converting to Christ

Father also seeks to kill her traumatized 12-year-old sister, sources say.

Portion of Imam Abudalah Ali's statement disowning his daughter for conversion to Christ. (Morning Star New)

  NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 12-year-old girl who was hospitalized for two weeks after her Muslim father beat her and her sister for converting to Christ last month is traumatized after learning that her sister died from the assault, sources said. Naigaga Saidah’s father, Imam Abudalah Ali of Bwita mosque in Kaliro […]

African Shamans in Uganda Injure Christians, Damage Church Building

Animist leaders attack on orders of spirit-god of Lake Victoria, they say.

Bukasa Island, Lake Victoria, Uganda. (Wikimedia)

  NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – African shamans wielding clubs and stones stormed a church on a Ugandan island in Lake Victoria on Dec. 22, sending about 30 Christians to hospitals for treatment, the pastor said. Pastor Sarah Kalaja of Kisaba Prayer Palace Christian Church at Kisaba landing site on Bukasa Island, told Morning […]