Uganda: Muslim relatives murder young son of former sheik who refused to deny Christ; Islamic terrorists slaughter Pastor and 12-year old son

The six-year-old son of a former sheik was murdered by his relatives in eastern Uganda Monday, after the father refused his family’s demand that he deny Christ, Morning Star News reports. The attack happened two days after Islamic terrorists murdered a pastor and his 12-year old son in western Uganda. These attacks are among many documented in Uganda by Morning Star News, although Muslims make up only 12% of the population and religious freedom is protected under the constitution.

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Muslim militants slaughter Uganda radio-preacher who compared Christianity and Islam

A well-known preacher in northern Uganda was murdered by Islamic militants after he compared Christianity and Islam during a radio broadcast on October 31, Morning Star News reports. David Omara, the 64-year-old leader of Christian Church Center, was ambushed, beaten, and strangled in Aduku, Kwania District after his program.

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Uganda Christians murdered for preaching the Gospel to Muslims

Reports emerged this week that Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda have murdered a pastor and a church member for preaching the Gospel to Muslims, the Christian Post reported Saturday. Pastor Peter Kyakulaga and parishioner Tuule Mumbya of Church of Christ were beaten and drowned in a lake in Lugonyola village in the Gadumire Sub-County of Kaliro District on June 22. Church leaders have reportedly asked the local Christian community not to retaliate, but to be in prayer instead, the Christian Post said.

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Muslims irate about Christian conversions in eastern Uganda

Radical Muslims in eastern Uganda attacked the daughter of a Christian evangelist whose witness led a Muslim woman to the Lord, as another former Muslim woman was beaten by her family for her newfound faith.

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Christians deploy to help east Africans against locust swarms 'as big as major cities'

Christian aid groups, along with pesticide-wielding UN troops, are deploying to eastern Africa to fight a locust swarm that experts say is the worst to hit the region in 70 years and could grow by 500 times between now and June.

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Ugandan Muslims Wield Influence Against Police to Shut Down Open-Air Evangelism

Bwera, a city on Uganda’s Western border with Democratic Republic of Congo, has banned open-air evangelistic preaching due to threats from Muslim clerics following the conversions of 35 Muslims.

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