Villagers Burn Home, Beat Wife of Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda

Another Christian convert also loses his home in separate attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A former sheikh (Muslim teacher) in eastern Uganda who secretly became a Christian on Christmas Day decided to tell his two wives about his new faith last month. Marijan Olupot invited his pastor to his home in Obokora village, Obokorasub County, Kibuku District on the evening of May 14. […]

Muslim Father in Uganda Burns Daughter for Becoming Christian

Unable to travel home due to coronavirus lockdown, she hears gospel.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Unable to return to her home in western Uganda due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Rehema Kyomuhendo was in the eastern part of the country when she first heard about Christ. In March, Kyomuhendo – who is 24 but slight in stature and looks much younger – had accompanied her […]

Young Christian Woman and Pregnant Convert Seriously Injured in Eastern Uganda

Radical Muslims attack one for sharing her faith, the other for leaving Islam, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A young woman who told a Muslim about Christ and a pregnant, formerly Muslim woman beaten for her new faith suffered serious injuries in eastern Uganda, sources said. Radical Muslims assaulted Lydia Nabirye, 23-year-old daughter of a Church of God evangelist, on April 7 at about 1 p.m. near […]

Family of 11 Homeless for Leaving Islam in Eastern Uganda

Congregation dwindles due to threats by Muslim villagers.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The pastor of a church in eastern Uganda faces a dilemma after receiving threatening messages from Muslim villagers last week. A large family is staying at his church site after Islamist threats for leaving Islam forced them to flee their home. His congregation is dwindling as members have stopped […]

Christian Mother in Uganda Loses Marriage for Turning to Christ

Elsewhere, family is homeless after young father and wife leave Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – When Florence Namuyiga’s Muslim husband asked her why their 7-year-old son was singing Christian songs, she remained silent. Namuyiga, a 27-year-old mother of three in central Uganda’s Lwebitati village, Kitumbi Parish in Mubende District, had been secretly attending church services with her 2- and 5-year-old sons since putting her […]

Christian Poisoned by Muslim Brothers in Eastern Uganda, Sources Say

Church leader faced increasing opposition after leaving Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian father of four in Uganda was discharged from a hospital on Monday (Nov. 18), eight days after Muslim relatives poisoned his food for leaving Islam, sources said. Ronald Rajab Nayekuliza, 48, had eaten food tainted with pesticide at a memorial for his deceased father in Kakola village, […]

Christian in Uganda Loses Children, Mother and Stepfather to Islamist Attack, Sources Say

Suspected radical Muslims set house on fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 36-year-old Christian near Kampala, Uganda is mourning the deaths of his son, daughter, mother and stepfather, who were killed when Muslim extremists set their house ablaze seven weeks ago, sources said. Before the radical Muslims set Ali Nakabale’s house on fire on Aug. 20 in Nakaseke, Nakaseke District […]

Widowed Mother of Seven Homeless when Muslim In-Laws Learn She Is Christian

8-year-old son innocently tells relatives about church.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The 8-year-old boy didn’t realize that telling his Muslim relatives how much he enjoyed a church choir would cause them to attack his family. The seventh and youngest child of 54-year-old Lezia Nakayiza, widowed since September 2018, he didn’t know that his family was keeping their faith secret in […]

Christian Widow Driven from Home in Central Uganda

Hard-line Muslims give her one day to recant.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A widow in central Uganda has fled her homestead after receiving Islamist threats when she arranged for a pastor to bury the body of her husband, sources said. Local leaders on July 11 gave Sharifa Kasozi Nakamate, of Kirinda in Wakiso District, one day to recant her Christian faith or […]

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 […]