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, […]

Christian in Uganda Loses Children, Mother and Stepfather to Islamist Attack, Sources Say

Suspected radical Muslims set house on fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 36-year-old Christian near Kampala, Uganda is mourning the deaths of his son, daughter, mother and stepfather, who were killed when Muslim extremists set their house ablaze seven weeks ago, sources said. Before the radical Muslims set Ali Nakabale’s house on fire on Aug. 20 in Nakaseke, Nakaseke District […]

Widowed Mother of Seven Homeless when Muslim In-Laws Learn She Is Christian

8-year-old son innocently tells relatives about church.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The 8-year-old boy didn’t realize that telling his Muslim relatives how much he enjoyed a church choir would cause them to attack his family. The seventh and youngest child of 54-year-old Lezia Nakayiza, widowed since September 2018, he didn’t know that his family was keeping their faith secret in […]

Christian Widow Driven from Home in Central Uganda

Hard-line Muslims give her one day to recant.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A widow in central Uganda has fled her homestead after receiving Islamist threats when she arranged for a pastor to bury the body of her husband, sources said. Local leaders on July 11 gave Sharifa Kasozi Nakamate, of Kirinda in Wakiso District, one day to recant her Christian faith or […]

Unable to Finish School for Becoming Christian, Young Man in Uganda Faces Bleak Future

Beaten, disowned and homeless.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Asuman Kaire is missing his last year in high school in eastern Uganda for having become a Christian two years ago. Homeless and without money to pay school fees since his Muslim stepfather disowned him earlier this year in Lelya-A village, Kabweri County in Kibuku District, the 20-year-old Kaire said […]

Part of Christian School in Eastern Uganda Torn Down

Area Muslims opposing it issued threat.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – One of two buildings of a Christian primary school in eastern Uganda was demolished after local Muslims who opposed it threatened “tough action,” sources said. The building containing three of Hope of Glory Primary School’s seven classrooms was destroyed before dawn on June 2 in predominantly Muslim Kabuna village, Budaka […]

Converts, Pastors Threatened with Death; Gospel Meetings Banned in Town in Uganda

Success of evangelistic event, threats lead police to shut it down.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Police have banned evangelistic events in a town in western Uganda following open-air preaching in which many Muslims put their faith in Christ, sources said. Churches in Bwera, on Uganda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, held a joint evangelistic event amid the large Muslim population in Bwera […]

Large Family in Eastern Uganda Becomes Big Target for Muslim Extremists

Six months after putting faith in Christ, they are homeless.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Yusuf Tulo and his sizeable family were worshipping in their home in eastern Uganda on April 28 when they heard their neighbors shouting, “Fire!” Tulo, 35, had left Islam to put his faith in Christ last October. He still had three wives and 14 children dependent on him living on […]

Imam in Eastern Uganda Faces Wrath of Muslims after Putting Faith in Christ

Family turns on him after absences from mosque prayers.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Sheikh Hassan Podo, a 28-year-old imam in Kerekerene village in eastern Uganda, missed mosque prayers for three consecutive weeks and was seen entering a church building around noon on March 16. He had kept his faith in Christ a secret for three weeks. The young Muslim who saw Podo enter […]

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 […]