Thursday, January 24, 2019

Africa’s female Muslim vice-presidents: Tanzania and The Gambia

In the history of Islam, women played critical roles in different spheres of life – from being mothers, wives, caretakers and even helping out...

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...

Ramadan 2018: Tips for the ‘warm up’ month of Sha’baan

Muslims the world over are earnestly waiting to welcome the biggest annual visitor, Ramadan 2018. May are those that are engaged in different types of...

[Photos] Zimbabwe unveils aircraft with Mugabe call sign

Zimbabwe on Wednesday took delivery of two planes, with one that is named after its former president Robert Gabriel Mugabe. The planes Boeing 777 (Z-RGM)...

Tanzanian artiste Diamond Platinumz detained over sexy Instagram video

Tanzania briefly detained two musicians, including one of the country’s most popular singers, after they posted video clips deemed obscene by the authorities, in...

Photos: Cartoonists celebrate Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Anti-Apartheid activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, is the subject of wide media coverage after she died on April 2 aged...

Six rangers die protecting Africa’s oldest natural park in DRC

Six rangers at the Virunga National Park located in the Democratic Republic Of Congo (DRC) lost their lives after a rebel group attacked them...

Should jailed Cameroonian journalist have submitted to ‘the law?’

Mimi Mefo, a crucial voice in coverage of Cameroon's Anglophone crisis, is currently being held in jail for allegedly threatening state security in the...

U.S. Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts as boys opt to allow girls in

Most Anglophone African countries have Boy Scouts associations, especially in primary and junior high school levels. Well, the mother association in the United States is...

[Photos] Egypt’s Mo Salah proud over impact of ‘Say NO to Drugs’ campaign

Egyptian international Mohammed Salah has expressed delight at the impact that a 'no to drugs' campaign he is part of is spreading. 'So proud of...

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Chelsea player Antonio Rudiger has announced a health relief partnership meant to benefit kids in the West African country, Sierra Leone. The partnership is with...

Mufti Menk in Nigeria: Meets Governor of Borno, Boko Haram heartland

Top Muslim cleric Mufti Menk of Zimbabwe who is on a tour of Nigeria on Tuesday met with the governor of Borno State, Kashim...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

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