Jihadist Militants Slaughter Christians in Congo, Sources Say

Clergyman loses wife, four children in horrific attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Suspected members of an insurgent jihadist group slaughtered 20 Christians in villages in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between Nov. 20 and Nov. 25, area sources said. The Islamic State-linked Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) are suspected in the attacks on villages in North Kivu Province, […]

Christians Killed in Central and Southwestern Nigeria

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill pastor in Ekiti state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen attacks on predominantly Christian communities in Kaduna state on Saturday night and Sunday morning (Nov. 28-29) killed seven Christians, two days after a pastor was slain in southwestern Nigeria, sources said. The “Fulani terrorists” in Kaduna state also kidnapped two children and wounded four people in the attacks […]

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 […]

Christian Leaders Urge Prayer for Nigeria’s Forgotten Victims

Violence escalating despite pleas to government, Family Research Council reports.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Their pleas for government help falling on deaf ears, Christian leaders issued calls for prayer this month as Islamic extremist groups continued terrorizing northeast Nigeria. In the wake of attacks and kidnappings by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and its offshoot Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), leaders of the […]

Fulani Kill Four Christians, Abduct Others in North-Central Nigeria 

In northwest, five daughters of pastor kidnapped.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Fulani killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria on Friday (Nov. 6) and the next day kidnapped seven persons, including five daughters of a church pastor, according to a local advocacy group. Surviving witnesses in Kaduna state’s Dande village, part of Kasaya in Chikun County, described the killers as armed […]

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, […]

Muslim Fulani Seize Christian Villages in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Three Christians killed in late October, rights advocate says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Having taken over more than 100 once predominantly Christian villages in four counties of southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, Muslim Fulani militia killed three more Christians in late October. a rights advocate said. Fulani attacks in the areas have driven 50,000 people to live with relatives or in camps for Internally […]

Islamist Militants Kill, Kidnap Christians in Northeast Nigeria

Pastor killed, women and children abducted from village near Chibok.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist militants in northeast Nigeria attacked a predominantly Christian village near Chibok, Borno state on Sunday morning (Nov. 1), killing 12 Christians and kidnapping women and children, sources said. In Takulashi, less than 10 miles from Chibok, where Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped 276 Christian girls in 2014, the assailants […]

Abducted Pastor in Nigeria Released; 6-Year-Old Kidnapped

Father killed in Fulani attack on home in Nasarawa state. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A pastor abducted in northeastern Nigeria was released on Friday (Oct. 30), while Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa state have kidnapped a 6-year-old Christian boy after killing his father, sources said. Militants from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group released the Rev. Polycarp Zongo, kidnapped on Oct. […]

Muslim Boys in Somalia Beat Christian’s 7-Year-Old Son

Convert says family has been ‘hunted’ for years.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Somalia long persecuted for his faith had not seen his children attacked until this month, when an assault on his 7-year-old son sent him to the hospital for three days. The convert from Islam told Morning Star News he had finished a Bible study with other underground […]