Head of Islamic School Burned, Fired for Becoming Christian

Muslim colleagues overhear him praying in Christ’s name.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The headteacher of a private Islamic school in eastern Uganda suffered third-degree burns and was fired after staff members heard him praying as a Christian, he said. Yusufu Mwanje led Ibunbaz Primary School in Bugiri town, Bugiri District until he lost his job after the attack on April 2. Mwanje […]

Muslim Sheikh Poisoned after Converting to Christianity

Wife and children leave him for becoming ‘infidel.’

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A former sheikh (Islamic teacher) in eastern Uganda was poisoned on Saturday (April 2), shortly after his wife learned he had converted to Christianity, he said. Hiire Sadiki, 56, of Masjidi Uthuman at Nawanjofu village, Butaleja District, said from his hospital bed that he put his faith in Christ on […]

Armed Terrorists Kill Christians near Kaduna City, Nigeria

Three slain on March 31, two kidnapped.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed terrorists on Thursday night (March 31) raided a predominantly Christian suburb of Kaduna city in northern Nigeria, killing three Christians and wounding three others, sources said. The gunmen attacked Angwan Bulus village, in the Sabon Tasha area of Chikun County, late at night, said the Rev. Ibrahim Simon, an […]

Priest among 45 Christians Kidnapped in Central Nigeria 

Third Roman Catholic clergyman abducted this month.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Roman Catholic priest was among 45 Christians abducted by Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists who raided at least six villages in Niger state, Nigeria last weekend (March 26-27). The Rev. Leo Raphael Ozigi of Mary’s Catholic Church was seized from Sarkin Pawa village, Munya County, on Sunday (March 27), […]

Terrorists Kill 50 Christians and Abduct 100, including Priest

Church building, homes burned down in Kaduna state, Nigeria.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen on Thursday (March 24) killed an estimated 50 Christians and abducted a Catholic priest in attacks on communities in an area of Kaduna state, Nigeria, area sources said. In late-night attacks on 10 predominantly Christian communities of Giwa County, herdsmen and others also took about 100 people captive […]

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill 32 Christians in Northern Nigeria

200 houses destroyed in attack in Kaduna state.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – More than 100 suspected Fulani herdsmen and Islamic extremist terrorists on Sunday night (March 20) killed 32 civilians, two soldiers and possibly abducted a woman in an attack on a predominantly Christian town in Nigeria, sources said. In northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state, the assailants raided the town of Kagoro, Kaura […]

Family Sprayed with Acid for Leaving Islam

In same district, former mosque leader beaten.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Upset over conversions to Christianity, hardline Muslims in an area of eastern Uganda this month sprayed a newly Christian family with acid and beat a former mosque leader, sources said. In Intonko village, Namutumba District, Muslim relatives on March 8 sprayed acid on Juma Waiswa, 38, his 32-year-old wife Nasimu […]

Suspected Herdsmen Kidnap 46 Christians in Nigeria 

Heavily armed terrorists attack as villagers sleep.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday (March 17) kidnapped 46 Christians and a number of their children in an attack in Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. The heavily armed terrorists attacked predominantly Christian Agunu Dutse village, Kachia County, in southern Kaduna state, shortly after midnight. “The herdsmen terrorists invaded our village, […]

Catholic Church Worker Killed in Kidnapping of Priest in Nigeria 

Christians attacked in Kaduna, Plateau and Niger states.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A church security guard was killed in the kidnapping of a Roman Catholic priest at about 1 a.m. on Tuesday (March 8) in Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. The security guard, identified only as Luka, was killed in the abduction of the Rev. Joseph Akeke of St. John’s Catholic Church […]

Hardline Muslims Kill Evangelist at Open-Air Event

Speaker cited Koran in campaign in Uganda.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Hardline Muslims who grew furious at the preaching of a speaker at an open-air evangelistic event last week in eastern Uganda beat him to death and burned his body, sources said. John Michael Okero was quoting verses from the Koran about Christ on Feb. 28 in Kadungulu village, Serere District […]