NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – An imam who threatened a convert from Islam in eastern Uganda has been arrested in connection with the killing of the 28-year-old Christian, sources said. Laurence Maiso’s body was found at his house, his head in a pool of blood, on Jan. 27 at around 5 p.m. in Numuseru village, […]
Mosque leader detained after issuing threat.
Islamic violence accelerates in countries not known for religious conflict.
(Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist violence in countries not known for religious tensions, majority-Christian Kenya and Uganda, topped Morning Star News’ stories in 2015. While the Islamic State terrorized Christians in Syria, Iraq and Libya, and Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria killed innocent civilians in the shadow of Boko Haram, in northeast Kenya Al […]
Four family members, pregnant neighbor die after eating tainted food.
NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A pastor in eastern Uganda was hacked to death on Wednesday (Dec. 23) as he and other church members resisted an effort by Muslims to take over their land, area church leaders said. In Nansololo village near Mazuba, in Namutumba District, Muslims erected a boundary fence with poles and barbed […]
Bloodshed continues for converts in heavily Islamic region.
NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda on Tuesday (Dec. 8) set a deadly trap for a Christian policeman who had left Islam, and the next day other hard-line Muslims kidnapped three children from another convert in a nearby village, sources said. More than 20 Muslim extremists in the Komodo area of […]
Father of five supported 10 children abandoned for leaving Islam.
NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian father of five in eastern Uganda who supported 10 children whose families had disowned them for leaving Islam was killed on Wednesday night (Dec. 2). One of three men who attacked Patrick Ojangole at 9:30 p.m. reproached him for failing to heed a warning to cease his Christian […]
Father persuaded not to kill her.
NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The father of a young Muslim woman in east Uganda on Thursday (Nov. 12) tried to beat her to death after she became a Christian, but community leaders intervened and limited him to disowning her, sources said. Kibida Muyemba learned that his 21-year-old daughter, Namusisi Birye, had put her faith […]
Assailants upset at her husband leaving Islam.
NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda angry at a Christian for leaving Islam killed his wife on Monday (Oct. 19), a month after his brother was killed for the same reason, sources said. Mamwikomba Mwanika, mother of three adult children and five others ranging in age from 17 to 9, died en […]
Islamists had threatened church lay leader.
NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamists upset by a Christian-Muslim debate are suspected in the killing of a long-time evangelist in eastern Uganda who led many Muslims to Christ, sources said. The mutilated body of Samson Nfunyeku was found close to his home in Kalampete village, Kibuku District early on Sept. 23, after the latest […]
Assailants spoke of killing her, 19-year-old says.
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 […]