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 […]

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 […]