Muslims Allegedly Poison Pastor over Plans for Church Building

Church leader in Uganda refused to sell land for proposed mosque.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda upset with a pastor’s plans to build a church on land they sought to buy are suspected in his death by poisoning, sources said. Pastor Yolonim Oduchu was poisoned on April 5 in Raraka village, Oloki Sub-County, Pallisa District after he declined to sell a five-acre […]

Mother of Seven Wounded, Loses Family for Becoming Christian

Husband attacks her with dagger, she says.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A mother of seven children in eastern Uganda suffered serious wounds and is cut off from her family after her husband and other Muslim relatives attacked her on Easter Sunday for putting her faith in Christ, sources said. Salimati Naibira, 37, of Bukoba B village, Mayuge District, lost consciousness after […]

Pastor’s Relatives Raped after Imam’s Wife Turns to Christ

Mosque leader threatens church leader, plans attack, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A mosque leader sent men to rape three female relatives of a church pastor in western Uganda because the imam’s wife put her faith in Christ, sources said. The imam also sent a Muslim to the church’s worship services in the Kasese area to gather information for a future attack […]

Christian Mother in Uganda Hit with Acid for Her Faith, Sources Say

Former Muslim says husband assaulted her.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian couple visiting a young mother at her home in eastern Uganda last month decided to pray for her before leaving – triggering an immediate response from her Muslim husband. “In the middle of the prayers, my husband walked out and began calling Muslims and mentioning that infidels were […]

Family of Assaulted Pastor Attacked Again by Area Muslims

Assailants in Uganda strangle mother of eight still in pain from prior beating.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers on Sunday (Jan. 24) attacked the wife and children of a pastor in eastern Uganda who is still receiving hospital treatment for a previous assault, sources said. Nearly four weeks after the assault on pastor Moses Nabwana and his wife, Lovisa Naura, in Nankodo Sub-County, Kibuku District on […]

Woman Loses Family after Responding to Visions, She Says

Mother of seven in Uganda miscarries after Muslim beats, divorces her.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Mansitula Buliro was preparing for Muslim evening prayers with her husband in eastern Uganda last week when she had a vision of Christ, she said. The 13-weeks pregnant, 45-year-old mother of seven said that on that evening of Jan. 13 she first heard a loud voice saying “Yeshua,” Aramaic for […]

Pastor, Wife in Uganda Attacked after Imam Becomes Christian

Parents of eight children hospitalized.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Following the conversion of a Muslim imam to Christianity, mosque leaders in eastern Uganda on Dec. 27 incited a group of Muslims to beat a pastor and his wife and demolish parts of their church building, sources said. Pastor Moses Nabwana’s wife was hospitalized for five days, and the church […]

Muslim Extremists Rape Pastor in Eastern Uganda, Sources Say

Widowed mother of five targeted for her faith.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists raped a church pastor on Dec. 21 in eastern Uganda, sources said. The female pastor, whose identity is withheld for her protection, was returning to her home in Kapyani, Kibuku District, from Christmas preparations at her church site at about 7 p.m. when someone near the swamps of […]

Muslim in Uganda Forces Christian Wife to Drink Pesticide

Woman beaten unconscious after discovery of Bibles.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 38-year-old mother of three in eastern Uganda had secretly put her faith in Christ for three months before her Muslim husband found two Bibles in her suitcase. On that day, Nov. 21, in Bugiri District’s Matovu village, Zubeda Nabirye’s husband asked her why she had the two Bibles, one […]

Pastor, Two Christian Boys Killed in Islamist Attacks in Uganda

Native missionary, 12-year-old son slain after visiting Congo border.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of a former sheikh in eastern Uganda who refused to renounce Christ killed his 6-year-old son on Monday (Nov. 23), two days after Islamists in the western part of the country killed a pastor and his 12-year-old son, sources said. Following a two-hour meeting with Muslim relatives in […]