Kidnapped Schoolgirl Leah Sharibu Appeals for Rescue in Audio Recording, Reports Say

Government analyzing voice that father says is that of his daughter.

(Morning Star News) – In an audio recording revealed yesterday, kidnapped Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu appeals to the government of Nigeria to win her release from Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, according to several published sources. Boko Haram released more than 100 schoolgirls about four weeks after kidnapping them on Feb. 19 but held Leah, […]

Church Near Kampala, Uganda Closes after Months of Islamist Attacks

Pastor knocked unconscious by stone.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A church outside Kampala, capital of Uganda, has closed after months of area Muslims pelting its gatherings with rocks, sources said. The final blow came on Aug. 4, when a stone thrown through a window struck Pastor Moreen Sanyu of Greater Love Church in Namasuba Para Zone, Wakiso District, and […]

Children Kidnapped by Islamists in Uganda in 2015 Are Found

Father suspects they were to be forced into foreign terrorist group.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Three children kidnapped in 2015 in eastern Uganda were found in May, malnourished and showing signs of having been indoctrinated in Islam, relatives said. Had the children not escaped, they might have been forced into a foreign terrorist group, their father, Badiru Madengho, told Morning Star News. “It seems the […]

Islamist Violence against Christians in Uganda Injures Pastors, Stops Church Services

Threats compel pastor to send his children to another village.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – In further anti-Christian hostilities in eastern Uganda, Muslims knocked a pastor unconscious at a debate and Islamist threats in another village put a halt to worship services. Threats by Muslims in Mazuba village, Namutumba District, stopped worship services in a half-constructed church building and led the pastor to send his […]

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 […]

Two Pastors, Mother of Eight Shot to Death in Plateau State, Nigeria

Seven other Christians killed in Miango area.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Thousands of people attended the funeral yesterday of a pastor, his wife and another church leader, all killed by suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen on June 27 in central Nigeria. The three Christians were ambushed and shot to death as they returned to Miango, Plateau state, after visiting relatives in Baduru […]

Death Toll in Jos, Nigeria Attacks at 218, including Pastor, Wife and Son

Christian leader arrested for protests of killings.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – An Assemblies of God Nigeria pastor, his wife and son were among at least 218 people killed in Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacks on predominantly Christian areas near Jos on June 23-25, a denominational leader said. Two days after the general superintendent of the AG-Nigeria denomination, the Rev. Chidi Okoroafor, reported […]

Slaughter of More than 200 People in Plateau State, Nigeria Shocks Christians

Church building, pastor’s house among destroyed properties.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen with machetes and firearms slaughtered more than 200 people in 10 predominantly Christian communities near Jos, Nigeria on Saturday, Sunday and last week in what a cattlemen’s spokesman admitted was likely retaliation for stealing cows. Police in Jos said only 86 people had been killed in the […]

Christian Death Toll from Herdsmen Attacks Mounts in Adamawa State, Nigeria

In area of growing religious conflict, judge sentences five Christians to death.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen have killed at least 54 Christians this year in the northeastern state of Adamawa, Nigeria, according to area sources. In a state where predominantly Christian Bachama tribesmen have formed militias in response to violence by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and heavily-armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen, Christians were […]

Two Christians Ambushed, Killed in Central Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen ramp up onslaught in Pleteau state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (June 10) killed two Christians and seriously wounded another in central Nigeria as they made their way home from a church service, local sources said. Ibrahim Weyi, 45, and Larry More, 53, were said to be hacked to death when herdsmen ambushed them at 7:40 […]