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  • Guinea: Many Die in Ramadan Concert Stampede

    VOA

    At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, the French news agency AFP reported. Read more »

  • Guinea: 24 Killed in Stampede At Guinea Concert Marking End of Ramadan

    VOA

    At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, the French news agency AFP reported. Read more »

  • Gambia: End of Ramadan Does Not Mean End of Good Behaviour [editorial]

    Daily Observer

    Praise be to Allah who has guided us through this Holy Month of Ramadan; who has favoured the month of Ramadan over all other months and made it a great opportunity to attain... Read more »

  • Gambia: President Jammeh Forbids Eid Prayer On Tuesday

    The Point

    "Let me make it very clear [that] here in this country, we go by Suratul Kafiruna. We leave judgment to the Almighty Allah", President Yahya Jammeh declared at State House in... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Terror, Islam Not Linked - Cleric

    Daily News

    ISLAM should not be linked to the terror attacks that have been gaining momentum in Tanzania and in other areas in the world, the Dar es Salaam Region Chief Sheikh, Alhad Musa... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kabras, Monks Get Promotion

    The Star

    Kabras and Catholic University side, Monks have been promoted to the Kenya Cup for the 2014-2015 season which starts in November. The two teams replace Eldoret and Kisumu RFC who... Read more »

  • Ghana: Ellembelle Assembly and MP Donates Items to Muslim Community [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    Ahead of the climax of the Ramadan season, the Member of Parliament (MP) together with the Ellembelle District Assembly have donated items worth about Ten Thousand Cedis (GH¢... Read more »

  • Ghana: Western Region Celebrates Eidel Fitre [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The Celebration of Eidl Fitr Festival was held at the Jubilee Park and Essikado Railways Park in Sekondi-Takoradi and all over the Muslim Communities in the Western Region. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NBTT Holds Thanksgiving Service

    Independent

    The Nigeria Bible Translation Trust (NBTT) has organised a Thanksgiving service to celebrate its achievement in identifying the 126 Minority Languages which would have gone on... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Jigawa Marks Eid El Fitr Amid Tight Security

    Independent

    This year's Eid el Fitr was performed under tight security in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital, due to security challenges in the Country. Read more »

  • Rwanda: How King Rudahigwa Dedicated Rwanda to Christ

    New Times

    By 1900, the first White Fathers had arrived in Rwanda to spread Christianity to the natives. According to history documents, a delegation including Monsignor Jean-Joseph Hirth... Read more »

  • Egypt: Sisi Exchanges Eid Greetings With Arab Kings, Presidents

    Egypt Online

    Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Ihab Badawi said that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi exchanged Eid greetings with King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, King of Jordan... Read more »

  • South Africa: South Africa's Primate - "Pray for Gaza and Ukraine"

    ACNS

    The Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, the Most Revd Dr Thabo Makgoba has made an urgent call for prayer for the war affected Ukraine and Gaza region. Read more »

  • Angola: Luena Diocese Manifests Availability for Fenacult/2014

    ANGOP

    The Diocese of Luena, in the eastern Moxico Province, is ready to participate in the National Culture Festival (FENACULT/2014), that will happen from 30 August to September 20,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Oyo Muslim Community Sues for Peace

    Independent

    As 2015 general elections draw nearer, the Muslim Community of Oyo State (MUSCOYS) has urged for intensified prayers to tackle the challenges of insecurity and other divisive vices... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Badmus Urges Muslims to Pray for Peace

    Independent

    The Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Khamis Olatunde Badmus, has enjoined all Muslims in the country to pray for peace and unity of the country. Read more »

  • Liberia: Kathryne U. Stephens' Profile - 'I See Music As My Life'

    Inquirer

    Kathryne Ujay Stephens is a Liberian Gospel Artist born unto the Union of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Stephens from Maryland County. Read more »

  • Kenya: Nambale Pastors to Promote Youth Talent

    The Star

    PASTORS in Nambale have called on political, religious and professional leaders from Busia county to recognise and reward talent among the youth. Read more »

  • Nigeria: CAN Felicitates With Muslims On Eid-El-Fitr Celebrations

    Leadership

    The Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN) has congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, His Emminence, Dr Sa'ad Abubakar and Muslims for the successful completion of the Ramadan... Read more »

  • Sudan: Eid El Fitr Wishes for a Peaceful, Democratic Sudan

    Radio Dabanga

    The National Consensus Forces (NCF, a coalition of opposition parties) congratulated the Sudanese people on Eid El Fitr, wishing them a peaceful and democratic Sudan in the near... Read more »

  • Kenya: Lamu Muslims Observe Idd Late Over Moon Sighting

    The Star

    ABOUT 95 per cent of Muslims in Lamu did not celebrate Idd on Monday because they did not sight the moon in the region. Read more »

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