Muslim Extremists Cut Off Hand of Christian Convert

Father in Uganda tried to flee with his family.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda last month cut off the hand of a 42-year-old father who left Islam to become a Christian in June, sources said. Musa John Kasadah of Maumo village, Luuka District was ambushed on July 26 as he tried to flee to safety with his family, who […]

Terrorists Kill, Kidnap Christians in Northern Nigeria

Islamic militants threaten to forcibly marry kidnapped women.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Muslim terrorists in northern Nigeria killed an 86-year-old Christian in his home on Aug. 2 and kidnapped two others who were later released, likely after ransom payments, sources said. The gunmen killed Daniel Yatai at his home in predominantly Christian Manchok village, Kaduna state, shortly after 11 p.m., according […]

Pastor Fears for His Life following Death Threats in Uganda

In another area, a family loses their home for refusing to recant.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A month after a Christian was killed in Kiboga District, Uganda, a pastor in the same district fears for his life following death threats from Muslim extremists, he said. Pastor Godfrey Ssemujju, who oversees 130 Elim Pentecostal churches in Kiboga district, 75 miles northwest of Kampala, said the lives of […]

Muslim Extremists in Uganda Kill Evangelist at His Home

Christian held open-air events citing the Koran.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists on July 29 came to the home of an evangelist who had held open-air events in eastern Uganda and killed him, sources said. Cut with a sharp instrument that left his head and neck with deep wounds, Sozi Odongo was killed at his home in Omorio cell, Agule […]

Children among Christians Slain in Attacks in Two States in Nigeria

Fulani herdsmen working with Islamic extremist terrorist groups, sources say.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (July 31) killed seven Christians, including four children, in an attack in Plateau state, Nigeria, following months of violence in neighboring Taraba state, sources said. Following a July 21 attack in Fusa village, Plateau state that left five Christians dead, assailants on Sunday (July 31) […]

Mounting Number of ECWA Christians Abducted, Slain

Six pastors killed, 27 church members kidnapped this year.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists in Nigeria have killed six pastors and kidnapped 27 Christians of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the past seven months, according to an ECWA report. Among the 27 Christians kidnapped from January to date were six pastors, including one abducted in Kaduna […]

Dozens of Christians Kidnapped in Northern Nigeria

Bishop urges mourners of slain priest to remain steadfast.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Islamic extremists on Monday night (July 25) kidnapped 36 people from a predominantly Christian village outside the city of Kaduna, in northern Nigeria. The house-to-house abductions came after the kidnapping of 16 people from a nearby area in Kaduna state’s Chikun County on June 28. Area resident Narin Barde […]

Christian Killed after Open-Air Event in Uganda

Assistant pastor also wounded in Islamic extremist attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Uganda died on July 10 from head injuries sustained in an attack by Muslim extremists the previous week, sources said. Robert Bwenje had accompanied Assistant Pastor Ambrose Mugisha of Elim Pentecostal Church in Nyamiringa village, Kapeke Sub-County, Kiboga District, to an open-air debate about Christianity and Islam […]

Kidnapped Catholic Priest Slain in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Another priest in the same state was killed last month.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The body of one of two Catholic priests kidnapped on Friday (July 15) in Kaduna state, Nigeria, was recovered Tuesday morning (July 19), sources said. The Rev. John Mark Cheitnum was director of communications of the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan. Kidnapped at gunpoint from the parish rectory of Christ the […]

Pastor’s Sons, Christian Teacher Killed in Northeast Nigeria

Church leader’s kidnapped 13-year-old daughter is recovered.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Gunmen in northeast Nigeria shot a pastor and killed his sons in one attack and killed a Christian engineering instructor in another this month, sources said. Near Mubi town in Islamic terrorist-plagued Adamawa state, assailants shot the Rev. Daniel Umaru on July 5, leaving him for dead after killing his […]