Former Imam in Eastern Uganda Loses Home, Family, Work after Turning to Christ

Muslim relatives take wife, children, damage his plantation.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 53-year-old man in eastern Uganda sits alone in a small shanty after losing his family, house and business because he left Islam for Christianity. Muslim relatives drove Kuluseni Iguru Tenywa, a former imam, from his ancestral home the night of June 27 in Budhagali village, Jinja District. Led by […]

Muslim Villagers in Eastern Uganda Kill Christian Woman, Infant Girl, Sources Say

Widow refused mosque on her land; mother accused of violating Ramadan.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda last week killed a Christian woman for refusing to allow a mosque on her property, and in the same district Muslim relatives of a young Christian mother poisoned her baby, sources said. Efranse Kadondo, a 50-year-old Catholic of Naigobya village, Kiyunga Sub-County in Luuka District, […]

Muslim in Eastern Uganda Burns 9-Year-Old Son for Accepting Christ, Sources Say

Boy tied to tree with dry leaves that catch fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Muslim father of a 9-year-old boy in eastern Uganda who put his faith in Christ this month tied his son to a tree and burned him, sources said. Nassif Malagara of the Kakira Parish area, Kisozi Sub-County, Kamuli District decided to become a Christian after a neighbor took him […]

Christian Killed in Eastern Uganda after Religious Discussion with Muslims

Elsewhere, mother and children flee violent husband after leaving Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian in eastern Uganda who had received death threats from Muslims after a religious discussion was killed on June 4, sources said. The body of Yokannah Zirinkuma of Kasasira village, Kibuku District, was found in a pool of blood in nearby Kadama village, near the home of the primary […]

Muslim in Eastern Uganda Kills Christian Wife for Leaving Islam, Relatives Say

Five children narrowly escape death.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda strangled his wife to death this month for leaving Islam, relatives and neighbors said. Awali Kakaire, 34, early in the morning on May 8 killed Mariam Nakirya for embracing Christianity in Mbaale village, Imanyiro Sub-County, Mayuge District, the area residents told Morning Star News. She […]

Baptist Pastor Poisoned to Death in Eastern Uganda

Missing Muslim villager suspected.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim villager in eastern Uganda is suspected in the poisoning death of a pastor on Sunday (May 15), sources said. Micah Byamukama, pastor of Kasecha Baptist Church in Kasecha village, Kibuku District, died at Kabweri Health Centre at 9 p.m. after ingesting an insecticide that Ahmed Mupere put into […]

Woman in Uganda Says Muslims Beat, Raped Her for Accusing Imam of Killing Her Father

Christian, 22, seriously wounded after testifying.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda beat and raped a young Christian woman for testifying that a mosque leader killed her father because of his faith, sources said. The imam at a mosque in Kanyumu village, Pallisa District, Sheikh Musana Ibrahim, and two other Muslims killed Samson Mukama on Jan. 28, according […]

Muslims in Uganda Kill Christians’ Livestock, Demolish Church Building

Village Islamists order end to raising pigs.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in a village in eastern Uganda last week killed Christians’ pigs and tore down their church building, sources said. A Muslim mob demolished the building of the 450-member Nalugondo Church of Uganda building at about midnight on April 12, shouting, “We cannot live together with neighbors who are infidels. […]

Muslim in Uganda Attacks, Threatens to Kill Wife for Becoming Christian

Husband tells judge Islam allows apostates to be killed.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda who last week attacked his wife for becoming a Christian had told a judge that Islam allows him to kill any apostate, sources said. Having moved to another village with their four children following an attack last year, Ntende Hawa, 38, said she was visiting […]

Christian Widow, Children in Uganda Flee after Threats, Rape

Islamists threaten to kill family.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Threats from hard-line Muslims and the rape of her 13-year-old daughter forced a Christian mother and her five children to flee their village in eastern Uganda last week, sources said. Amina Napiya, a 42-year-old widow, fled her home in Nakajete village, Budaka Town Council, on Wednesday (March 16). Budaka Town […]