After Killing of Clergyman, Priest Narrowly Escapes Death in Southeastern Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen shoot at his windshield two weeks after killing of another clergyman, parishioner. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Following the killing of a Roman Catholic priest and a parishioner in southeastern Nigeria earlier this month, another clergyman on Thursday (Aug. 15) narrowly escaped an attack by Muslim Fulani herdsmen about 40 miles away, sources said. Armed Fulani herdsmen on Aug. 1 killed the Rev. Paul Offu in Awgu […]

Christian Mother in Somalia Divorced, Beaten

Muslim husband discovers her Bible.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The husband of a 32-year-old mother of two children in Somalia had just discovered that his wife owned a Bible and demanded that she reveal who had given it to her. “I told my husband that I found the Bible in Nairobi and wanted to read it,” the secret Christian […]

Pregnant Mother among Five Christians Slain in North-Central Nigeria

Priest, parishioner wounded in country’s southeast.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A pregnant mother of two children was among three Christians killed by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria the night of July 14 and morning of July 15, sources said. Margaret Wakili, a 27-year-old member of the Baptist Church in Ancha village, Plateau state, was slain on her farm at […]

Christian Widow Driven from Home in Central Uganda

Hard-line Muslims give her one day to recant.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A widow in central Uganda has fled her homestead after receiving Islamist threats when she arranged for a pastor to bury the body of her husband, sources said. Local leaders on July 11 gave Sharifa Kasozi Nakamate, of Kirinda in Wakiso District, one day to recant her Christian faith or […]

Unable to Finish School for Becoming Christian, Young Man in Uganda Faces Bleak Future

Beaten, disowned and homeless.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Asuman Kaire is missing his last year in high school in eastern Uganda for having become a Christian two years ago. Homeless and without money to pay school fees since his Muslim stepfather disowned him earlier this year in Lelya-A village, Kabweri County in Kibuku District, the 20-year-old Kaire said […]

7-Year-Old in Nigeria: How Herdsmen Shot Me and Killed My Uncle 

Attack also wounded another Christian.

AKWANGA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – As a Baptist church member tried to fight off an armed Muslim Fulani herdsman in a village in north-central Nigeria, he told his 7-year-old nephew and other relatives to run. The boy remained, crying and calling for help. Jerome, whose real name is withheld for security reasons, recalled how gunshots […]

Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria Continue Campaign for Territory for their Cattle – and Islam

Another 11 Christians killed in Taraba state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen continued a campaign of seizing land for their cattle and territory for their religion this week, killing 11 Christians in eastern Nigeria’s Taraba state, sources said. The herdsmen on Sunday and Monday (June 16-17) entered villages on motorcyles outside of the Taraba state capital, Jalingo, shooting firearms […]

Three Children among 13 Christians Killed in Attacks in Two States in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kidnap woman.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday (June 17) killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria’s Kaduna state, including three children, on the same day nine other Christians were slain in neighboring Plateau state, area sources said. Christian residents in Kaduna state’s Kauru County told Morning Star News that between 3 a.m and […]

Part of Christian School in Eastern Uganda Torn Down

Area Muslims opposing it issued threat.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – One of two buildings of a Christian primary school in eastern Uganda was demolished after local Muslims who opposed it threatened “tough action,” sources said. The building containing three of Hope of Glory Primary School’s seven classrooms was destroyed before dawn on June 2 in predominantly Muslim Kabuna village, Budaka […]

Converts, Pastors Threatened with Death; Gospel Meetings Banned in Town in Uganda

Success of evangelistic event, threats lead police to shut it down.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Police have banned evangelistic events in a town in western Uganda following open-air preaching in which many Muslims put their faith in Christ, sources said. Churches in Bwera, on Uganda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, held a joint evangelistic event amid the large Muslim population in Bwera […]