Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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Uganda: Witnesses in Muslim Cleric Case Shun Court

Hearing of the case in which Tabliq leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 others are accused of murdering Muslim Clerics Sheikh Hassan Kirya and Mustapha Bahiga on Feb.06 flopped after witnesses failed to...

Nigeria: Land Conflict Sharpened By Religious Divisions

analysis By Katrin GänslerHundreds have been killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria, in recent months in a long-running conflict between farmers and semi-nomadic herdsmen. It's about land usage, but there are also ethnic and religious...

Uganda: Bishop Tips Couples On Strong Marriage

By Mudangha KolyanghaBudaka — The Papal Nuncio to Uganda, Bishop Micheal August Blume, has called upon married couples to build a strong relationship based on trust to avoid marriage break-ups that seem to...

Nigeria: Hajj 2017 – Nigerian Govt Urges States to Negotiate Favourable Accommodation for Pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has advised state pilgrims welfare boards to negotiate favourable accommodation deals with Saudi Arabian service providers to ensure reduction of the hajj fair. The Executive Chairman of...

Nigeria: Gombe College for Islamic Studies Matriculates 432 Pioneer Students

By Haruna Gimba YayaGombe — The Gombe State College for Legal and Islamic Studies has matriculated 432 pioneer students in the maiden matriculation ceremony held at the college temporary site in Nafada. The pioneer...

Nigeria: Church, Others Withdraw Suit Against Conversion of Girl to Islam, Marriage

The Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, and Trustees of Stefanos Foundation have withdrawn a suit filed before a Katsina High Court against conversion of a teenage girl, Habiba Ishaku, to Islam. The News Agency...

South Africa: Wealthy Turning Woodstock Residents Into Refugees – Church

The wealthy must stop turning poor people into "refugees in their own town', said Cape Town's Anglican Church, as it threw its weight behind Woodstock's soon-to-be-evicted Bromwell Street residents. "It is shocking that the...

Zimbabwe: After Chikurubi, Mawarire Says to Keep Quiet for a While

By Eye WitnessProtest pastor Evan Mawaire made a name for himself by bravely speaking out, but now he's warned he may not say very much in the coming days. Mawarire has made his first...

Zimbabwe: The Return of Evan Mawarire

By Paidamoyo MuzuluAfter spending a week in remand prison following his arrest as he returned home from a brief...

Zimbabwe: Church, Hospital Sued Over U.S.$160 000 Electricity Bill

By Daniel NemukuyuThe United Church of Christ in Zimbabwe and its mission hospital in Chipinge have been dragged to the High Court for allegedly failing to pay a combined electricity bill to the...