Pastor Killed for Proclaiming Christ to Muslims, Sources Say

Evangelist had cut back on outreach due to dangers.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two men in eastern Uganda have been charged with murder in the Sept. 12 killing of an evangelist the suspects had harassed and threatened for his role in bringing Muslims to faith in Christ, sources said. Pastor Barnabas Musana’s Church of Christ in Namakoko B village, Nangonde Sub-County had sent […]

Elderly Christian Woman Beaten for Housing Converts from Islam

Assailant poses as pastor seeking to help the persecuted.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – An 83-year-old Christian widow in eastern Uganda continues to receive hospital treatment two weeks after Islamic extremists, one posing as a pastor, attacked her, sources said. Harriet Namuganza had given refuge to two Christian young men, 18- and 22-year-old converts from Islam, at her four-bedroom home in Iganga, Iganga District […]

Muslim Extremists Kill 19-Year-Old Christian in Boat for His Faith

Son of late evangelist targeted in eastern Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda last week boarded a boat in which a young evangelist was fishing and killed him, sources said. Dante Tambika, also known as Patrick, was beaten and strangled to death near Nankodo 3 village, Nankodo Sub-County, on Aug. 31 after he and friends went out on […]

Muslim Relatives Set Lethal Trap for Convert to Christianity

Former itinerant sheikh beaten, buried alive.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of a former Islamic teacher in Uganda who became a Christian set a trap for him last month, hiring killers to bury him alive in a large ant mound, sources said. Saban Sajabi, 32, had gained repute as an itinerant sheikh, teaching Islam in various mosques and schools […]

Muslim Father Kills Son for His Christian Faith, Sources Say

Young convert in Uganda refused to recant.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Muslim father of a 20-year-old convert to Christianity in Uganda on Sunday (Aug. 15) killed him for refusing to recant his faith, sources said. Kasimu Kawona of Bupalama village, Buseta Sub-County in Kibuku District was not charged with murder but a lesser charge of manslaughter because he killed his […]

Woman Survives Attempt on Her Life for Becoming Christian

Brother brandishes knife and spear shouting jihadist slogan, she says.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Muslim brother of a woman in eastern Uganda attacked her with a knife and spear on Aug. 8 after discovering she was a Christian, the mother of two said. In a village near Kasasira, Kibuku District undisclosed for security reasons, Harriet Nanzala said she had kept her faith secret […]

Mother Beaten Unconscious for Leaving Islam, Marrying Christian

Muslim father forces her to ingest mosquito repellant, she says.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A mother of four children in eastern Uganda remains in pain after her Muslim father beat her and forced her to take mosquito repellant when he learned that she had left Islam and her Muslim husband and married a Christian, sources said. When Hajira Namusobya, 34, visited her family in […]

Muslim Brother of Christian Attacks Him with Machete

Recent convert refuses to renounce Christ.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 39-year-old man in eastern Uganda who recently put his faith in Christ is still recovering from a machete blow to his head by a Muslim relative in late June, sources said. Abudlawali Kijwalo, who comes from family of devoted sheikhs and hajjis (pilgrims to Mecca), was grazing his cattle […]

Islamic Extremists Burn Pastor to Death in Uganda

Villagers set house on fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda set a pastor’s home on fire on Wednesday (June 30), burning him to death, sources said. Pastor Isima Kimbugwe’s body was burned beyond recognition after the assailants set his home on fire in Buseta village, Kibuku District at about 10:30 p.m., local Christians said. Leaving […]

Muslim Father Beats, Poisons Daughter for Turning to Christ

Societal persecution continues unchecked in eastern Uganda.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A woman in eastern Uganda is struggling to recover after her Muslim father beat her and forced her to swallow a toxic substance for leaving Islam, sources said. Hajat Habiiba Namuwaya, a 38-year-old mother of three, said she fled her home in Namakoko village, Nangonde Sub-County last month after Muslim […]