Christian Mother, Pastor Fear for their Lives after Attacks in Eastern Uganda

Radical Muslims in two areas issue threats.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda sent a Christian mother to the hospital with injuries from a beating in one village and tore down a church building in another, sources said. Both the woman and the pastor of the destroyed church building fear their lives could be in danger. Deborah Gimbo of […]

Christian Family, Church Devastated by Killing of Church Elder in Nigeria

Police declined to take action against Muslim Fulani herdsmen.

DOGO AWO (Morning Star News) – Ladi Yakubu does not know how her family will eat after Muslim Fulani herdsmen destroyed crops on their farm in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Nov. 26 and shot and killed her husband. “My husband is no more alive, and so the burden to feed our children is on me,” she […]

New Christian in Uganda Loses Family, Plantation for Leaving Islam

Muslim mob destroys his livelihood.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – In 24 hours earlier this month, a convert to Christianity in eastern Uganda lost his livelihood, wife and children to irate relatives and other Muslims, sources said. In Masaba village, Sironko District, a leader of the village mosque on Dec. 7 led a mob to Muhamud Gusolo’s banana plantation and […]

For Survivor of Attack on Christians in Nigeria, a Lonely Christmas

After losing wife, four children, he’s still in hospital with bullet in his back.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Nearly three months after Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria shot and killed his wife and four children, Samuel Wah will spend Christmas in his hospital bed, a bullet still lodged in his back. Since the Oct. 3 attack on Ariri village, 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Miango in […]

Christian Mother, Pastor Face Death Threats in Uganda

She and four children take refuges from husband.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Shakira Wanyenze, a 31-year-old Muslim woman, had no idea that missing a ride back to her town in eastern Uganda from Kampala would change her life. That day, June 17, Wanyenze decided to stay the night at the home of a relative in Kampala. She thought the relative, whose name […]

Unimaginable Loss for Christians Displaced by Violence in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen warned matriarch of horrific assault.

JEBBU MIANGO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A grandmother whose 35-year-old son, 21-year-old daughter-in-law and 5-year-old granddaughter were shot dead by Muslim Fulani herdsmen is now homeless after she and other relatives fled the attack in August. “We were taken in by a family in Jebbu Miango village, but unfortunately the room we were given has […]

In Meeting with President, Pastors in Nigeria Say Military Complicit in Attacks on Christians

Church leaders try to correct false narratives about violence.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christian leaders meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria this month delivered a sharp rebuke, saying the military is complicit in attacks on Christians. With the governor of Plateau state in attendance, the Rev. Dacholom Datiri, president of the Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN), delivered a report to […]

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 […]

Church Leaders in Nigeria Not Giving Up on Rescue of Leah Sharibu

Government fears paying high ransom could hurt national security, report says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Following the announcement by Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram that it will keep a Christian high school girl as a slave, church leaders in Nigeria said they are not giving up on pressing for her rescue. Leaders of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) have intensified discussions with government officials […]

Christian Boy in Uganda Strangled, Threatened with Death for Refusing to Convert to Islam

Muslim extremists ambush him, leave him unconscious.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Radical Muslims in eastern Uganda left a 12-year-old Christian boy unconscious on Thursday (Oct. 25) after threatening to strangle him to death unless he converted to Islam, sources said. Emmanuel Nyaiti was on his way to pick up some plates from his grandmother’s house 200 meters from his home in […]