Christian Convert Couple Slain for their Faith

Parents of four young children came to faith two months prior.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A formerly Muslim couple in eastern Uganda, parents of four young children, were slashed to death on Feb. 2, two months after putting their faith in Christ, sources said. Twaha Namwoyo, 38, and his 27-year-old wife, Nadiimu Katooko, were slain for their faith outside their house in Bulalaka village, Saala […]

Christian Beaten Unconscious, Home Burned

Father of three attacked for helping prepare evangelistic event.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda on Jan. 30 beat a Christian unconscious upon seeing him prepare a site for an evangelistic event, and they later set his house ablaze, sources said. The 34-year-old father of three children, Philemon Shuha, was helping to set up an open-air evangelistic event with Titus […]

Father Beaten and Loses Family, Home for Becoming Christian

Muslim relatives attack after learning of his new faith.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in Uganda who put his faith in Christ as the new year began has suffered serious injuries and lost his home and family, sources said. Tambuze Marijani of Nangi village, Mayuge District sustained a broken leg below the knee and other injuries requiring nearly two weeks of hospital […]

Three Christian Family Members Slain on Christmas Day

Muslim extremists shouting jihadist slogan kill grandmother and two children.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists killed a 75-year-old woman and her two grandchildren in western Uganda on Christmas Day, sources said. The bodies of Edrine Ngwabize and her two grandchildren, 5-year-old Emoni Niwalindwa and 13-year-old Mathias Byamukama, were found inside their home in Nyabitutsi village, Kamwenge Sub-County in Kamwenge District after Muslim extremists […]

Muslim Allegedly Kills His Mother for Accepting Christ

Convert described assault before succumbing to injuries.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Before Sawuba Naigaga succumbed to injuries her 25-year-old son inflicted on her in Uganda this month, she described the assault to a friend from her hospital bed. The friend said Naigaga’s son, Ashirafu Basalirwa, returned home to Busia town, Busia District from four years of working in Saudi Arabia on […]

Islamic Terrorists Kill 10 Christians in Western Uganda, Sources Say

ADF rebels vowed to ‘teach lesson’ to ‘infidels.’

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic terrorists on Dec. 19 killed 10 Christians in western Uganda, sources said. Members of the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) mounted the attacks on Christians in western Uganda’s Kyitehurizi village, Kamwenge Sub-County in Kamwenge District at around 2 a.m., according to a […]

Two Christians Jailed under Blasphemy Law in Uganda

Muslims upset that they quoted from the Koran.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two evangelists in eastern Uganda will spend Christmas in jail, charged under a blasphemy law after Muslims upset at their street preaching beat them and summoned police, sources said. On the final day of a three-day evangelistic campaign in the city of Soroti, police on Nov. 21 arrested Joseph Omadi […]

Two Christians Beaten after Muslim-Christian Dialogue

Attack leaves them hospitalized.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians in eastern Uganda were hospitalized after hardline Muslims beat them for their presentation at a religious dialogue, one of the victims said. Musa Kirongosa, 32, and Swidiki Buyinza, 27, of an undisclosed church in Nawaikoke, Kaliro District, were the first to speak at the Christian-Muslim dialogue organized by […]

Muslim Husband Sets Wife on Fire for Accepting Christ

Mother of three hospitalized with third-degree burns.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A woman in eastern Uganda has been hospitalized with serious burns after her Muslim husband discovered she had converted to Christianity and set her on fire, area sources said. Hajara Namwase, a 32-year-old mother of three children in Kenkebu village, Budaka town, is still receiving hospital treatment for third-degree burns […]

Muslim Extremists Suspected of Killing Tourists, Beating Christian

Evangelist beaten unconscious in Kampala.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The killers of three people this week in western Uganda accused them of supporting Christian work, and an evangelist in Kampala was beaten unconscious after Muslim extremists on Oct. 10 attacked him for being an “infidel,” sources said. In the Kawaala area of Kampala, six Muslim extremists shouting, “Kafir [Infidel]!” […]