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By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Apr 21st, 2014
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The Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui has seen its Muslim population drop from 130,000 to under 1000 over the past few months. Over the past year, thousands across CAR have been killed and nearly a million have been displaced. The United Nations recently stated that the entire Western half...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, our country witnessed something unprecedented some 21 odd years ago. It was the audacious move by Chief Moshood Abiola who chose to appoint a fellow Muslim, Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe, as his Presidential running-mate for the June 12 1993 election. It appeared sacri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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Written by Obinna Akukwe   Muslim-Muslim ticket in the forthcoming 2015 Nigeria’s presidential polls may be good option for the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) if they intend to get more votes than the 12 million they garnered in 2011.   Many Nigerians have condemned the Muslim -M...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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KANO, Nigeria — A child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed the groom and three of his friends with a poisoned meal, police said Thursday. Fourteen-year-old Wasila Umaru was married last week to 35-year-old Umaru Sani, according to assistant superintendent Musa Magaji Majia. Over the weekend...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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By Awol K Allo, Aljazeera In Ethiopia, Muslim leaders are facing an unjust trial for crimes they did not commit. Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 14:06 Awol K Allo Awol K. Allo is a Fellow in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. A high profile trial against protest leaders –...
By IndepthAfrica
In Photo Gallery
Apr 2nd, 2014
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Women dressed in Moroccan costumes reacts during a performance at the opening of “The Divine Comedy – Heaven, Hell and Purgatory From The Perspective Of Modern African Artists” at the MMK modern art museum in Frankfurt, Germany. 72 women, who had been selected among locals in a cast...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 31st, 2014
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Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in North East ·     More than 1,500 people killed in first three months of 2014 ·     Situation in North-East Nigeria has escalated into a non-international armed conflict ·     Amnesty International documents pattern of killings b...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Mar 29th, 2014
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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) United Nations officials are condemning an attack on a funeral in Central African Republic that killed at least nine people including several children. Manuel Fontaine, the regional director for the U.N. children’s agency, says that civilians in Bangui are ...
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In Hottest News
Mar 26th, 2014
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LAGOS – Renewed violence between herdsmen and farmers in central Nigeria has killed seven, police said on Wednesday, just days after a previous attack that claimed 13 lives. It was the usual attack by Fulani herdsmen on Tiv farming communities in the state. “We recovered seven bodies foll...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2014
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By Tedla Asfaw I followed the “730 Days Ethiopian Muslims Non-Violent struggle for Religious Freedom ” documentary posted on YouTube by Demtsachene Yesema. The little less than one hour and thirty minutes video is an educational video for all of us. It divides the story of the struggle in...