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 […]

New Christian in Uganda Loses Family, Plantation for Leaving Islam

Muslim mob destroys his livelihood.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – In 24 hours earlier this month, a convert to Christianity in eastern Uganda lost his livelihood, wife and children to irate relatives and other Muslims, sources said. In Masaba village, Sironko District, a leader of the village mosque on Dec. 7 led a mob to Muhamud Gusolo’s banana plantation and […]

Christian Mother, Pastor Face Death Threats in Uganda

She and four children take refuges from husband.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Shakira Wanyenze, a 31-year-old Muslim woman, had no idea that missing a ride back to her town in eastern Uganda from Kampala would change her life. That day, June 17, Wanyenze decided to stay the night at the home of a relative in Kampala. She thought the relative, whose name […]

Christian Boy in Uganda Strangled, Threatened with Death for Refusing to Convert to Islam

Muslim extremists ambush him, leave him unconscious.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Radical Muslims in eastern Uganda left a 12-year-old Christian boy unconscious on Thursday (Oct. 25) after threatening to strangle him to death unless he converted to Islam, sources said. Emmanuel Nyaiti was on his way to pick up some plates from his grandmother’s house 200 meters from his home in […]

Acid Attack Survivor Umar Mulinde Targeted again in Uganda

Government has allowed Islamic extremism to grow, he says.

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 25, 2018 (Morning Star News) – Pastor Umar Mulinde, a highly effective evangelist in Uganda who survived a horrific acid attack in 2011, said he recently escaped another attempted assault by Islamic extremists. Following a one-week evangelistic event in Mubende, Pastor Mulinde on Sept. 25 was driving the 90 miles back to […]

Church Near Kampala, Uganda Closes after Months of Islamist Attacks

Pastor knocked unconscious by stone.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A church outside Kampala, capital of Uganda, has closed after months of area Muslims pelting its gatherings with rocks, sources said. The final blow came on Aug. 4, when a stone thrown through a window struck Pastor Moreen Sanyu of Greater Love Church in Namasuba Para Zone, Wakiso District, and […]

Children Kidnapped by Islamists in Uganda in 2015 Are Found

Father suspects they were to be forced into foreign terrorist group.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Three children kidnapped in 2015 in eastern Uganda were found in May, malnourished and showing signs of having been indoctrinated in Islam, relatives said. Had the children not escaped, they might have been forced into a foreign terrorist group, their father, Badiru Madengho, told Morning Star News. “It seems the […]

Islamist Violence against Christians in Uganda Injures Pastors, Stops Church Services

Threats compel pastor to send his children to another village.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – In further anti-Christian hostilities in eastern Uganda, Muslims knocked a pastor unconscious at a debate and Islamist threats in another village put a halt to worship services. Threats by Muslims in Mazuba village, Namutumba District, stopped worship services in a half-constructed church building and led the pastor to send his […]

Muslim Relatives of New Christian in Eastern Uganda Attack Him with Hot Oil

Assault comes a week after converting.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) –  A week after a young Muslim in eastern Uganda put his faith in Christ, relatives attacked him with hot cooking oil, sources said. Gobera Bashir, 27, is still in pain with burns on 40 percent of his body after the assailants attacked him the night of March 10. Bashir, from […]

Christian Convert in Uganda Suffers Sudden Loss of Father, Wife, Children

‘Infidel’ fears for his life.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – In a village in eastern Uganda, it took no more than a day for Munabi Abudallah to lose his wife and seven children after putting his faith in Christ. “The Muslims are searching to kill me,” Abudallah, 37, told Morning Star News by phone. “My family members have deserted me. I […]