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Islamic Extremists Burn Pastor to Death in Uganda

Villagers set house on fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda set a pastor’s home on fire on Wednesday (June 30), burning him to death, sources said. Pastor Isima Kimbugwe’s body was burned beyond recognition after the assailants set his home on fire in Buseta village, Kibuku District at about 10:30 p.m., local Christians said. Leaving […]

Christian Mother in Uganda Hit with Acid for Her Faith, Sources Say

Former Muslim says husband assaulted her.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian couple visiting a young mother at her home in eastern Uganda last month decided to pray for her before leaving – triggering an immediate response from her Muslim husband. “In the middle of the prayers, my husband walked out and began calling Muslims and mentioning that infidels were […]

Pastor, Wife in Uganda Attacked after Imam Becomes Christian

Parents of eight children hospitalized.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Following the conversion of a Muslim imam to Christianity, mosque leaders in eastern Uganda on Dec. 27 incited a group of Muslims to beat a pastor and his wife and demolish parts of their church building, sources said. Pastor Moses Nabwana’s wife was hospitalized for five days, and the church […]

Muslim Extremists Rape Pastor in Eastern Uganda, Sources Say

Widowed mother of five targeted for her faith.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists raped a church pastor on Dec. 21 in eastern Uganda, sources said. The female pastor, whose identity is withheld for her protection, was returning to her home in Kapyani, Kibuku District, from Christmas preparations at her church site at about 7 p.m. when someone near the swamps of […]

Muslim in Uganda Forces Christian Wife to Drink Pesticide

Woman beaten unconscious after discovery of Bibles.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 38-year-old mother of three in eastern Uganda had secretly put her faith in Christ for three months before her Muslim husband found two Bibles in her suitcase. On that day, Nov. 21, in Bugiri District’s Matovu village, Zubeda Nabirye’s husband asked her why she had the two Bibles, one […]

Pastor, Two Christian Boys Killed in Islamist Attacks in Uganda

Native missionary, 12-year-old son slain after visiting Congo border.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of a former sheikh in eastern Uganda who refused to renounce Christ killed his 6-year-old son on Monday (Nov. 23), two days after Islamists in the western part of the country killed a pastor and his 12-year-old son, sources said. Following a two-hour meeting with Muslim relatives in […]

Muslims Ambush, Kill Pastor after Radio Broadcast in Uganda

Community mourns loss of well-known preacher.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists killed a pastor in northern Uganda on Saturday (Oct. 31) after he compared Christianity and Islam in a radio broadcast, sources said. David Omara, 64-year-old pastor of Christian Church Center and a well-known radio preacher in the area, was beaten and strangled after finishing his broadcast in Aduku, […]

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 […]