Boko Haram Kidnaps Christian Leader in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Church of the Brethren in Nigeria district leader pleads for help. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A leader of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) pleaded for help on a video released on Sunday (Jan. 5) after Islamic extremists with Boko Haram kidnapped him last week. The Rev. Lawan Andimi was abducted by terrorists of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP, known […]

Christian Mother in Uganda Loses Marriage for Turning to Christ

Elsewhere, family is homeless after young father and wife leave Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – When Florence Namuyiga’s Muslim husband asked her why their 7-year-old son was singing Christian songs, she remained silent. Namuyiga, a 27-year-old mother of three in central Uganda’s Lwebitati village, Kitumbi Parish in Mubende District, had been secretly attending church services with her 2- and 5-year-old sons since putting her […]

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 […]

Four Christian Farmers Killed by Muslim Fulani Herdsmen in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Sources Say

In Adamawa state, kidnapped university chaplain released.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Nov. 14 killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria, attacking them with machetes as they slept in their beds, area residents said. The four members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Agban village, near Kagoro in Kaduna state’s Kaura County, were farmers who were killed in the […]

Christian Poisoned by Muslim Brothers in Eastern Uganda, Sources Say

Church leader faced increasing opposition after leaving Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian father of four in Uganda was discharged from a hospital on Monday (Nov. 18), eight days after Muslim relatives poisoned his food for leaving Islam, sources said. Ronald Rajab Nayekuliza, 48, had eaten food tainted with pesticide at a memorial for his deceased father in Kakola village, […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Two Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Reformed Church members, 87 and 48, attacked as they slept.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on early Thursday morning (Nov. 14) hacked an 87-year-old Christian to death by machete and killed another by gunshot, an area resident said. A group of herdsmen attacked predominantly Christian Agom village in southern Kaduna state’s Sanga Country at 4:30 a.m., area resident […]

Al-Baghdadi Is Dead, but the Fight Goes On

Demolish strongholds with weapons not of this world.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The death Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State (IS), did not come as a surprise to many across the world – many terrorists brandishing a gun in one hand and the Koran in the other have gone the same way. Boko Haram, the terrorist group now allied […]

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 […]

Christian Slain in Kaduna State, 13 Others Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen terrorize north-central areas of country.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a young Christian man after stopping him on a highway in Kaduna state on Oct. 5, while in Plateau state another 13 Christians have been slain in less than a month, sources said. Armed herdsmen stopped the vehicle of Bartholomew David, 23, and a female […]

Christian Woman Killed in Kidnapping of Four Baptists in Nigeria 

Pastor’s wife among those abducted.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Less than a week after Muslim Fulani herdsmen kidnapped six teenage girls from a Christian-run high school in north-central Nigeria, another attack in the same county led to the killing of a Baptist woman and the kidnapping of four others from the same church, sources said. Muslim Fulani herdsmen […]