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 […]

Christian Widow in Uganda Poisoned on Christmas Day

Muslim neighbor confesses.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian mother of five in eastern Uganda was pleasantly surprised when two Muslim neighbors visited her on Christmas morning with gifts of sugar, salt, soap, matchboxes, groundnuts and cooking oil. Nafamba Bongo Madina, whose children range in age from 5 to 14, thanked Taaka Hajira and the other Muslim neighbor […]

Christian in Uganda Who Lost Family to Muslims Beaten Unconscious

Former sheikh lost wife, three children.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A former sheikh (Islamic teacher) in eastern Uganda has been in hiding since he lost his family for putting his faith in Christ two years ago, but last month he was tricked into a life-threatening encounter. Mulangira Ibrahim, 27, was on his way to his pastor’s house after a church […]

Muslim Posing as Christian Teacher at School in Uganda Attacks Director, Sources Say

Students afraid to return to class.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Students at a Christian elementary school in eastern Uganda fear for their lives after a Muslim posing as a Christian teacher attacked the school director, sources said. Some of the children at Hope of Glory International Nursery and Primary School have been afraid to return to class after Mugooda Siraji […]

Muslim Father in Uganda Drives Son from Home for Becoming Christian

Young man cannot deny faith he tried to keep secret.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The young man did not answer after his father asked him if he had ditched Islam to become a Christian. Magale (also called Mabala) Hamidu, 20, of Nanoko village in eastern Uganda, had become a Christian seven months before. He had been failing to attend mosque prayers, and his father […]

Mother in Uganda Beaten, Driven from Home for Embracing Christianity

Woman leaves Islam after daughter is healed.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A woman in eastern Uganda who put her faith in Christ is in hiding after her husband beat her for leaving Islam, sources said. Sophia Nakisaala, 35, turned to Christ on Aug. 7 after her daughter was healed when a street preacher she’d heard in Bulopa village, Kamuli District, prayed […]

Muslim Extremists in Uganda Threaten to Kill Family of Pastor

Islamists seek revenge for pursuit of legal case against them.

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 12, 2017 (Morning Star News) – A pastor in eastern Uganda who relocated after an Islamist attack has had to shift to yet another site, but he can only visit his family there briefly as his life is in danger, his wife said. Muslims continue to track pastor Christopher James Kalaja of […]

Muslim Extremists Destroy Pastor’s Farm, Church Building in Eastern Uganda

Assailants to threaten to kill him for taking legal action, he says.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A pastor in eastern Uganda is without his home, farm and church building after Muslim extremists armed with swords and clubs rampaged through his property on March 27, he said. The band of nine Muslims, who also carried blunt metal objects, were shouting the jihadist slogan “Allah Akbar [God is […]