Young Woman in Uganda Beaten, Disowned for Putting Faith in Christ

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 […]

Bloodshed in Eastern Uganda Continues as Christian Mother of Eight Is Slain

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 […]

Evangelist in Eastern Uganda Killed after Muslim-Christian Debate

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]