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 […]

West African Court Faults Government of Nigeria for Failing to Stop Killings in Benue State

Christian leaders file suit alleging 1,000 people killed in the past three years.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The government of Nigeria failed to protect people massacred by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in predominantly Christian areas of Benue state in 2016 and should prosecute those responsible, a West African court has ruled. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice on Feb. 26 ordered the government […]

Muslim Mobs Attack 10 Church Buildings in Ethiopia  

Unprecedented religious destruction in town sparked by false rumor.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Christians in a town in southern Ethiopia were stunned when local Muslims attacked 10 church buildings on Feb. 9, destroying one and burning the property inside all the structures, according to aid agencies. Chanting the jihadist slogan, “Allahu akbar [God is greater],” Muslims in Halaba Kulito targeted worship buildings belonging to […]

At Least 40 Christians Killed in Two Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria

School for missionary children shut.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At least 32 people were killed in a Muslim Fulani herder attack on a Christian area of north-central Nigeria on Tuesday (Feb. 26), sources said. The early morning assault on villages in and around Maro, in Kajuru County of Kaduna state, came after a Feb. 10 herdsmen attack on Angwan […]

Killing of Christians Continues in Run-up to National Elections in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kill 12 at church wedding reception. 

JAGINDI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Nigerian Christians this month prayed that national elections would bring leaders who can stop Islamist attacks on them following killings by Boko Haram extremists and Muslim Fulani herdsmen. In the wake of a Muslim herdsmen attack on a church wedding that killed 12 Christians Kaduna state in December and Boko […]

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 […]

Grieving Christians Baffled by Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Aggression in Nigeria

70-year-old is killed, 16-year-old wounded.

JAGINDI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christians in a village in Kaduna state, in north-central Nigeria, don’t understand why Muslim Fulani herdsmen shot a 70-year-old Christians and wounded two others there last month. They do know the herdsmen’s cattle destroyed several of their crops last year, that since the attack many Christians have fled, and that […]

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 […]

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 […]