Home Burned, Two Christians Injured in Separate Attacks

Muslim relatives assault brothers with caning.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists on Nov. 20 burned down a house where a cell fellowship was meeting in eastern Uganda, a week after Muslims in another area caned two converts, sources said. Arafah Senyange, 28, and his brother Zulufa Hajati Nakimuli, 43, were beaten with cane on Nov. 13 in Busembatia town, […]

Christians Kidnapped in Separate Attacks in Southwest Nigeria 

One group on bus to wedding, another en route to funeral.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen in southwestern Nigeria last week kidnapped Christian workers taking a bus to a wedding, while another group of Christians was kidnapped en route to a funeral in the same state. A relative of one of 48 Christians who were kidnapped off a Coaster Bus going from Ondo […]

Terrorists in Nigeria Kill, Kidnap – and Demand Ransom for Corpse

Attacks in Plateau and Kaduna states leave at least 40 Christians dead. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists in the past month killed at least 30 Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria and 10 in Kaduna state, where they also demanded payment for a corpse after collecting ransom for the Christian they kidnapped and killed. In Plateau state’s Bokkos County, hundreds of suspected […]

Pastors Wounded in Separate Attacks in Uganda

Wife of one also nursing injuries.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A group of Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda seriously wounded a pastor and his wife in an attack on a meeting at their church on Nov. 18, he said. The knife attack on an evening service of Believers’ Church in Nansonko village, Kibuku District came in response to an evangelistic […]

Islamic Extremists Kill 15 Christians in North-Central Nigeria

Assailants cut off woman’s breast, community leader says.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed two Christians in north-central Nigeria on Friday (Oct. 21) after slaughtering 13 others in two prior attacks, sources said. The assailants attacked Gidan Ityotyev village, Obi County, at about 11 p.m., killing Moses Saaku and Aondofa Saaku and wounding a Christian woman, all […]

Fulani Terrorists Kill More than 70 Christians in Central Nigeria 

Benue state officials seek to arm citizens to defend themselves.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen last week killed more than 70 Christians in a village in central Nigeria, prompting state officials to state that lack of government protection means citizens must defend themselves, sources said. In what a Benue state police official suspected was a revenge attack for the alleged killing of five […]

Christian Evangelists Attacked for Preaching to Muslims in Uganda

Both sustain knife wounds.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two evangelists in eastern Uganda were beaten and slashed with knives after leading several Muslims to Christ, sources said. Earlier this month Robert Okia, a 43-year-old father of six children, and Wilberforce Mutenga, a father of two, shared the gospel in predominantly Muslim Busakira village, in eastern Uganda, where eight […]

Islamic Terrorists Attack Chibok Village in Northeast Nigeria 

Three people slain in predominantly Christian community. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist militants killed three Christians in an attack on a village of Chibok County, northeast Nigeria on Tuesday (Oct. 4) that wounded dozens of others and burned homes, sources said. The terrorists attacked Njilang village, Borno state, in the latest of many acts of terrorism over several years targeting […]

Evangelists Sustain Knife Wounds after Debates in Uganda

Muslims upset after event leads many to Christ.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two evangelists on Sept. 24 sustained deep knife wounds after leading several Muslims to Christ at debates on Islam and Christianity in eastern Uganda, sources said. Andrew Dikusooka, 35, and 26-year-old Ronald Musasizi had debated Islamic scholars in several areas around Iganga District, and some attacked them after a Sept. […]

Christian Woman on Trial for Blasphemy in Northeast Nigeria

Charges based on a WhatsApp message she shared.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian woman in northeast Nigeria is on trial after being held incommunicado for more than four months on blasphemy charges for forwarding a WhatsApp message, sources said. Rhoda Ya’u Jatau, 45, was arrested in Bauchi state in May after receiving a WhatsApp message from Ghana condemning the gruesome killing […]