Families of Three Christian Schoolteachers Killed in Kenya Receive Aid

Al Shabaab attack in Garissa County targeted non-Muslims.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The families of three Christian schoolteachers killed by Islamic extremists in northeastern Kenya have suffered loss beyond words, but aid from donors in Ireland is helping to compensate for lost income, they said. Somalia-based Al Shabaab militants on Jan. 13 killed Titus Sasaka, a member of the New Testament […]

Three Christian Teachers Killed in Northeast Kenya, Sources Say

Al Shabaab militants select non-local Christians for execution.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Somali Al Shabaab rebels killed three Christian teachers in northeast Kenya at about 2:30 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 13), sources said. “One of the attackers said, ‘We cannot allow infidels to teach our children,’ and there and then fired at three teachers as I managed to escape through the […]

Christians Slain in Suspected Al Shabaab Attack in Northern Kenya

Assailants separated out those who were not local ethnic Somali Muslims.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Suspected members of Somali Islamic extremist group Al Shabaab intercepted a bus in northern Kenya on Friday (Dec. 6), separated out those who were not local ethnic Somali Muslims and executed them, sources said. The Medina Bus Co. vehicle en route from Nairobi to Mandera had 56 people aboard […]

Christian Family in Muslim Area of Kenya Loses House, Stable Life

Lives under threat even after moving three times, they say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Having moved three times since suspected Muslim extremists burned down their house in northeastern Kenya in March, a Christian mother of eight has a hard time explaining the loss of normal life to her children. More than three years after leaving Islam, Zinabu Mohammad and her family still fear […]

Pastor of Underground Church in Kenya Beaten Unconscious

Relocated family seeks safe home.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Somali pastor of an underground church in Kenya near the Somali border suffered a broken thigh bone and other injuries after Muslim extremists beat him with wooden clubs on Friday night (March 8), sources said. Pastor Abdul (surname withheld for security reasons), a 30-year-old father of three, had finished […]

Christian Mother from Somalia Beaten, Raped in Kenya

Somali Muslims attack convert from Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Somali Muslims who beat and raped a Christian mother of four last month began sending threatening messages more than a year ago at a refugee camp in Kenya, she said. The 41-year-old Somali woman was a Muslim living in Somalia with her husband when he sent her and their four […]

Muslim Police Officers, Others Beat and Arrest Christian in Kenya

Young man held in police jail in Industrial Area of Nairobi.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim policemen on Saturday (Jan. 19) beat and arrested a Christian man on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya in retaliation for refusing to recant Christianity, sources said. Accompanied by two Muslims of Somali descent who had attacked him previously, the policemen arrived at the home where Hassan (surname withheld for […]

Muslims in Kenya Give Christian Family One Day to Return to Islam

Father turns to Christ after healing prayer.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – After a family in southeast Kenya put their faith in Christ this month, Muslims gave them one day to return to Islam or be killed, the father said. “We were given a day to either recant the Christian faith or face the sword, as well as lose all the privileges […]

Fear Grips Churches in Northeastern Kenya as Muslim Extremists Kill Two Christian Teachers

In coastal Kenya, economic persecution, residents say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists suspected to be Al Shabaab militants on Wednesday at 1 a.m. (Oct. 10) killed two Christians in northern Kenya, sources said. In Mandera East, in Mandera County on Kenya’s border with Somalia, more than 20 suspected Somali Al Shabaab rebels detonated an Improvised Explosive Device at the block […]

Traumatized Widows in Kenya Face Ordeal of How to Press On

Gruesome Islamic extremist attacks leave lasting scars.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – One year after several Christian women lost their husbands to Islamic extremist attacks in coastal Kenya, they have few means of supporting their children. Gone is the Non-Governmental Organization aid initially offered to them at a camp for internally displaced people. The women, each with three to seven children, left […]