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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2014
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By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi What is wrong with Islam? Lest anyone think the question meaningless or superfluous, this piece, without prejudice to any one religious institution or belief, comes at a time when the eyes of the world is currently on the religion and most importantly the millions who profess...
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Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Louisa Waugh Last June, when I first arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR), one of the resident ex-pats suggested I visit ‘Cinq Kilo’ – Bangui’s largest market. ‘It’s rowdy, but fun.’ He said. ‘Take someone local with you; it’s famous for pickpockets too.’ I liked the market, and soon felt...
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Jul 6th, 2014
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Agence France Presse ADDIS ABABA – Hundreds of Muslims protesters demonstrated in Ethiopia Friday, demanding the release of 17 of their leaders jailed under terrorism charges last year. “What the government is doing doesn’t solve the problem, rather it will worsen the situation,R...
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Jun 11th, 2014
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By Mikailu Ibrahim Barau The Emir of Kano Is Too Learned to Be Shiite Or Sunni in The Modern Political And Economic Garment of The Sects; An Excerpt From His Article In April 2007 Testifies This… “…In theology, the ethical rationalism of the Mu’tazilites and Shiites accounts for the...
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Apr 25th, 2014
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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, theguardian.com Boko Haram’s attempts to tear the country apart have succeeded in showing just how much Nigerians can care about one another. The mood in Nigeria at present reminds me of one of those adventure-horror films where an unseen fiend is let loose upon a commun...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 –...