Posts Tagged ‘Uganda’

Two Christians Killed in Church Burning in Uganda

Bishop Amon Sadiiki was attacked after leaving Mbale, Uganda on May 5, 2022. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians died when Muslim extremists on Thursday (May 5) set fire to a church building in southern Uganda, sources said. Most of the Christians holding an all-night prayer vigil had left when the […]

Christian Apologist Beaten Unconscious in Kampala, Uganda

Charles Kamya was beaten unconscious in Kampala, Uganda on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists on Saturday (Jan. 29) stopped an evangelist on his way to participate in a debate about Christianity and Islam in Kampala, Uganda and beat him unconscious, he said. Charles Kamya, 43, said […]

Former Mosque Leader in Uganda Beaten for Faith in Christ

Mosque in Uganda. (ctsnow’s, Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A former mosque leader in eastern Uganda who converted to Christianity is still hospitalized with serious head, back and hand injuries after Muslim relatives beat him on Jan. 13, he said. Bashir Sengendo had not returned home to visit his family in Namaato village, […]

Christian Widow, Daughter Beaten Unconscious in Uganda

Jenifer Nakirya and her daughter Oliva Apio were attacked in Pallisa District, Uganda on Dec. 30, 2021. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda beat a widow and her 16-year-old daughter unconscious on Dec. 30, leaving the girl unable to walk a year after killing her father, sources said. […]

Mother, Children in Uganda Hanged for Faith in Christ

Mosque in Uganda. (ctsnow’s, Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in central Uganda is suspected of hanging his wife and two children because the young mother and oldest child received Christ after attending Christmas Day and Sunday worship services, sources said. A neighbor on Dec. 28 found Shamira Nakato hanged with her […]

Newly Christian Families Driven from Homes in Uganda

Destroyed crops on banana plantation of Umar Opoloto in Pallisa District, Uganda on Dec. 12, 2021. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian woman and her children last week fled the violence of her Muslim husband in eastern Uganda, and earlier in a nearby district villagers destroyed a newly believing family’s crops […]

Greek Adventurer Opens Safari Company in Uganda

Uganda is home to rich biodiversity. Greek man Panos Karakitsos hopes to make the African country a destination for travelers. Credit: Panos Karakitsos Greek adventurer Panos Karakitsos hopes to put the beauty of Uganda on the map with his new travel agency Adroa Travels. Karakitsos, who is originally from the Greek city of Ioannina, moved […]

Uganda police kill 5, including cleric, after bomb blasts

Ugandan authorities have killed at least five people, including a Muslim cleric, accused of having ties to the extremist group responsible for Tuesday’s suicide bombings in the capital, police said Thursday. Four men were killed in a shootout in a frontier town near the western border with Congo as they tried to cross back into […]

Muslim Extremists Suspected in Killing of Church Elder in Uganda

Mosque in Uganda. (ctsnow’s, Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda are suspected in the killing of a 60-year-old Christian elder who had led Muslims to Christ, sources said. The decapitated body of Alex Mukasa of Busandha B village, Bukoova Town council in Luuka District, was found on Oct. 17. […]

Uganda Police Investigate Bus Explosion That Killed 1 Person

KAMPALA, Uganda—Ugandan police are investigating an explosion on a long-distance bus that killed one person Monday, the second fatal blast in less than 48 hours in the East African country. The bus was traveling from the capital, Kampala, to the western part of Uganda. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. Police said […]

Muslim Relatives Beat, Starve Christians in Eastern Uganda

Relatives were waiting for Mustafa Obbo when he returned home to Tororo, Uganda on Oct. 19, 2021. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian woman and her young son on Monday (Oct. 18) escaped the bedroom where her Muslim husband had starved them for two weeks, a day before another Christian convert […]

As virus surges in Uganda, hospitals accused of profiteering

As he struggled to breathe earlier this month, Dr. Nathan Tumubone was tormented by thoughts of hospitalisation as a COVID-19 patient. Thinking of the costs involved, he knew he wanted to stay home. He and his wife “steamed” up to five times a day, inhaling what they felt was the relieving vapour rising from a […]

Family of Assaulted Pastor in Uganda Attacked Again by Area Muslims

(Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers on Sunday (Jan. 24) attacked the wife and children of a pastor in eastern Uganda who is still receiving hospital treatment for a previous assault, sources said. Nearly four weeks after the assault on pastor Moses Nabwana and his wife, Lovisa Naura, in Nankodo Sub-County, Kibuku District on Dec. 27, three […]

Uganda in spotlight of social media and elections interfering

The US announced on Wednesday that it had canceled its observation of Uganda’s presidential election. Some have mocked the US decision, arguing it is Uganda that should be observing the US elections considering the chaos in Washington. However the issues taking shape in Uganda are less about the local election and more about the symbolism […]

Uganda Shuts Down All Social Media Ahead of Election Due to US Meddling

    President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda president has blocked Facebook from operating in his country, just days after the social media company removed “fake accounts” linked to his government ahead of a hotly contested general election set to take place on Thursday. Note that we have no idea or evidence that these were “fake […]

Pastor, Wife in Uganda Attacked After Imam Becomes Christian

(Morning Star News) – Following the conversion of a Muslim imam to Christianity, mosque leaders in eastern Uganda on Dec. 27 incited a group of Muslims to beat a pastor and his wife and demolish parts of their church building, sources said. Pastor Moses Nabwana’s wife was hospitalized for five days, and the church leader […]

Islamic Imam Beaten to Death in Uganda After Coming to Christ

Photo Credit: Monika P/Pixabay Uganda (International Christian Concern) – Yusuf Kintu, a 41-year-old former imam of Macca Mosque in Dolwe Island, Mayuge District, was killed on Dec. 7 by a Muslim mob. This attack came just a week after Yusuf trusted in Jesus. According to Pastor Andrew Nyanma of the Full Gospel church Dolwe, Yusuf […]

Muslim in Uganda Forces Christian Wife to Drink Pesticide

(Morning Star News) – A 38-year-old mother of three in eastern Uganda had secretly put her faith in Christ for three months before her Muslim husband found two Bibles in her suitcase. On that day, Nov. 21, in Bugiri District’s Matovu village, Zubeda Nabirye’s husband asked her why she had the two Bibles, one in […]

Pastor, Two Christian Boys Killed in Islamist Attacks in Uganda

Photo Credit: David Mark/Pixabay Uganda (Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of a former sheikh in eastern Uganda who refused to renounce Christ killed his 6-year-old son on Monday, two days after Islamists in the western part of the country killed a pastor and his 12-year-old son, sources said. Following a two-hour meeting with Muslim […]

Muslims Ambush, Kill Pastor After Radio Broadcast in Uganda

Photo Credit: Judzie7/Wikimedia Commons (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists killed a pastor in northern Uganda on Saturday (Oct. 31) after he compared Christianity and Islam in a radio broadcast, sources said. David Omara, 64-year-old pastor of Christian Church Center and a well-known radio preacher in the area, was beaten and strangled after finishing his […]

Christian Boy in Uganda Feared Killed in Ritual Sacrifice

Photo Credit: Charles Nambasi (Morning Star News) – A Christian boy has been killed after a woman said to be a radical Muslim opposed to his father’s conversion from Islam sold him and his sister to a witchdoctor for ritual sacrifice, sources said. Sulaiman Pulisi, a former imam (mosque leader) who became a Christian three […]

Uganda enacts unenforceable, ridiculous anti-"gossip" internet tax

At the urging of Uganda’s corrupt dictator Yoweri Museveni, the Ugandan parliament has enacted legislation imposing a daily tax on anyone using social media platforms; Museveni said the measure would curb “gossip,” while Matia Kasaija claimed it would fund security and electrification efforts. The country has no plan for enforcing the tax, […]

Leopard snatches, eats three-year-old boy at a safari lodge in Uganda

     ‘Once it has tasted human flesh the temptations are high to eat another human being,’ says the Uganda Wildlife Authority A leopard snatched and ate the three-year-old son of a ranger at a popular national park in Uganda. The animal attacked the toddler – named in local reports as Elisha Nabugyere – at a […]

Lightning bolt kills 3, injures 2 in Uganda

     Three people were killed and other two injured when lightning struck during a downpour in Bukasero village in Bukatube sub-county, Mayuge district on Sunday. The Police identified the deceased as Muniru Dembele, 41, Rashid Mutebe, 27, and Ronald Okware 16, all residents of Bukasero. The survivors are Kadiri Kadabo, 17 and Matia Mugalya, 27. […]

Flash floods leave one dead, several others swept away in Uganda

     Police in Mbarara District have confirmed one person dead and several others displaced by floods following a heavy downpour on Wednesday. A building under construction at Rwizi Arch Hotel in Kamukuzi Division collapsed also due to heavy rain. Running water around the same area swept unspecified number of people who were traveling on Boda […]

Iran FM Leaves South Africa for Uganda

IFP- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left the South African capital of Pretoria for Uganda’s capital of Kampala at the head of a high-ranking political and business delegation. During his visit to Kampala, Zarif plans to meet with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa to discuss expansion of economic and […]

Uncommon shallow 5.3 earthquake rocks parts of southwestern Uganda

     The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 has hit southwestern Uganda. It said the epicenter of the earthquake early Sunday was 39 kilometers (24 miles) west of the western Ugandan town of Rubirizi. The quake, occurring at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), was also felt in parts […]

What Uganda needs to do to manufacture more and crack export markets

Sarah Logan (TC) : Four years ago, Uganda adopted a social and economic development plan aimed at creating jobs and raising incomes. The plan […]

Regrouping complete: Syrian ‘rebels’ ready to escalate the Syrian war

     Several Syrian rebel groups unleashed a wide-scale offensive in northwestern and central Syria on Monday. In a corresponding statement the leaders of about a dozen armed factions announced the formation of a so-called “joint operation room” to coordinate new attacks on government forces. The statement came just hours after the chief negotiator of the […]

Toxins in your food

     Did you know that dangerous ingredients can be found in a majority of the food items you purchase from a grocery store or any of your favorite restaurants? These ingredients can be harmful and even life threatening. FACT: A recent study conducted by the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association states that over 80% of packaged foods […]

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