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Christian Boy in Uganda Feared Killed in Ritual Sacrifice

Radical Muslim sold convert’s son and daughter to witchdoctor, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian boy has been killed after a woman said to be a radical Muslim opposed to his father’s conversion from Islam sold him and his sister to a witchdoctor for ritual sacrifice, sources said. Sulaiman Pulisi, a former imam (mosque leader) who became a Christian three years ago, said […]

Christian Dies, Cousin in Critical Condition after Assault in Uganda

Coronavirus lockdown forces disowned cousins to return to hostile home.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – One young Christian man in eastern Uganda has died after family members beat him for leaving Islam while his cousin, also beaten, clings to life, sources said. The Muslim fathers and other relatives of the two men in Budaka Town beat them with sticks and other blunt objects in […]

Pastor, Church Member Die for Proclaiming Christ in Eastern Uganda

Hard-line Muslims beat and drown the two Christians, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Christians in eastern Uganda had what seemed to be an effective strategy for bringing the gospel to Muslims on the banks of Lake Nakuwa, part of Lake Kyoga. The Christians from Namuseru village, Gadumire Sub-County in Kaliro District would cross the lake to go fishing and, as they interacted […]

Villagers Burn Home, Beat Wife of Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda

Another Christian convert also loses his home in separate attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A former sheikh (Muslim teacher) in eastern Uganda who secretly became a Christian on Christmas Day decided to tell his two wives about his new faith last month. Marijan Olupot invited his pastor to his home in Obokora village, Obokorasub County, Kibuku District on the evening of May 14. […]

Muslim Father in Uganda Burns Daughter for Becoming Christian

Unable to travel home due to coronavirus lockdown, she hears gospel.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Unable to return to her home in western Uganda due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Rehema Kyomuhendo was in the eastern part of the country when she first heard about Christ. In March, Kyomuhendo – who is 24 but slight in stature and looks much younger – had accompanied her […]

Young Christian Woman and Pregnant Convert Seriously Injured in Eastern Uganda

Radical Muslims attack one for sharing her faith, the other for leaving Islam, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A young woman who told a Muslim about Christ and a pregnant, formerly Muslim woman beaten for her new faith suffered serious injuries in eastern Uganda, sources said. Radical Muslims assaulted Lydia Nabirye, 23-year-old daughter of a Church of God evangelist, on April 7 at about 1 p.m. near […]

Family of 11 Homeless for Leaving Islam in Eastern Uganda

Congregation dwindles due to threats by Muslim villagers.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The pastor of a church in eastern Uganda faces a dilemma after receiving threatening messages from Muslim villagers last week. A large family is staying at his church site after Islamist threats for leaving Islam forced them to flee their home. His congregation is dwindling as members have stopped […]

Christian Mother in Uganda Loses Marriage for Turning to Christ

Elsewhere, family is homeless after young father and wife leave Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – When Florence Namuyiga’s Muslim husband asked her why their 7-year-old son was singing Christian songs, she remained silent. Namuyiga, a 27-year-old mother of three in central Uganda’s Lwebitati village, Kitumbi Parish in Mubende District, had been secretly attending church services with her 2- and 5-year-old sons since putting her […]

Christian Poisoned by Muslim Brothers in Eastern Uganda, Sources Say

Church leader faced increasing opposition after leaving Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian father of four in Uganda was discharged from a hospital on Monday (Nov. 18), eight days after Muslim relatives poisoned his food for leaving Islam, sources said. Ronald Rajab Nayekuliza, 48, had eaten food tainted with pesticide at a memorial for his deceased father in Kakola village, […]

Christian in Uganda Loses Children, Mother and Stepfather to Islamist Attack, Sources Say

Suspected radical Muslims set house on fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 36-year-old Christian near Kampala, Uganda is mourning the deaths of his son, daughter, mother and stepfather, who were killed when Muslim extremists set their house ablaze seven weeks ago, sources said. Before the radical Muslims set Ali Nakabale’s house on fire on Aug. 20 in Nakaseke, Nakaseke District […]