Saturday, May 26, 2018

2018 Ramadan message from Muslim African leaders

Ramadan kicked off barely a week ago with different leaders across the world extending greetings of the season to Muslims. In the first part of...

[Photos] Zambia policewoman directs traffic in rain, gets promoted

When a police constable decided to brave the rains to direct traffic in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, little did she know that she would...

Sierra Leone hurled to ECOWAS court over pregnant girls school ban

The government of Sierra Leone has been dragged to a regional court over a 2015 ban on pregnant schoolgirls returning to the classroom after...

Uganda says Quran, Bible tax report was ‘fake news’

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on Tuesday described as 'fake news' a report that the country was going to tax religious materials which was to...

Trotro Diaries [2]: Beyond Facebook, the Get-togethers and TTD App

For a social media page that is sure to hit 300,000 participants sooner rather than later, what is clear is that proponents of the...

South Africa president’s Ramadan message wants mosque attackers found

President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has sent a Ramadan message to Muslims in the country with days to the commencement of the Holy...

Gambia’s capital Banjul gets first female mayor: Rohey Malick Lowe

Gambia's capital Banjul has its first female mayor. Rohey Malick Lowe becomes the first ever woman to rise to the position of leading one...

Africa’s Muslim presidents [1]: Somalia, Nigeria, The Gambia

Muslim involvement in nationa building is a must wherever one finds him/herself. Muslims are exhorted by Islam to obey laws of nations where they...

Over 100 ‘For the love of Allah’ buses on streets of U.K.: Here’s why

Over 100 buses on the streets of the United Kindgom are sending across an Islamic message. A message exhorting to good for the sake...

Swahili makes history, now officially recognized by Twitter

Most African languages for the past decade and over of Twitter's existence have been referred to as Indonesian. That has changed with Twitter's official...

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Freetown mayoress pumped-up for work after physical attack

Yvonne Aki Sawyerr, the mayoress of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, says she is back on her feet after an attack earlier this week. According to...

After Freetown, Banjul: Rwandan capital Kigali gets female mayor

The list of African capitals with female mayors has increased by one as Rwanda's Kigali picked Marie Chantal Rwakazina as mayoress on Friday morning. The...

Gambia, S. Africa presidents donate part of salaries for public good

In the last week, two African presidents have donated part of their salaries to help in the public good. First was South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa,...

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