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Sierra Leone mudslide buries houses as many feared trapped


Image captionThere were heavy rains overnight

Dozens of people are feared trapped after a mudslide near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown.

A hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, the BBC’s Umaru Fofana says, leaving many houses completely covered in mud. 123 more words


Our next trip...

So, our next trip is up, finally. This time we are heading to western Africa; the itinerary is:
Gambia – Senegal – Mauritania – Senegal (all on buses) – Togo (fly) – Burkina Faso – Benin. 434 more words


Senegal fails to stop abuse of children in Qur'anic schools

Source: The Guardian

Kate Lyons

Tens of thousands of children in Senegal are still being forced to beg for their food by abusive teachers in Qur’anic schools, a year after the government began a crackdown on the issue, according to a survey. 159 more words

The Muslim Times

Technology in sub-Saharan Cultures


Khaleel Shaikh

Genetic and paleontological findings have concluded that Africa is the birthplace of the entire human race. Africa is often thought of as a continent rich in natural beauty and culture. 3,465 more words

Arab World

Nigeria: "Real enemy of Nigeria is injustice, corruption, fraud — Leader of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Dr Mashud Fashola

Source: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/06/real-enemy-nigeria-injustice-corruption-not-tribe-ahmadiyya/

By Wahab Abdulah

If you think ethnic or tribal differences is the cog in the wheel of Nigeria as a nation, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria has a different view of this. 149 more words

The Muslim Times

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job

Source: BBC

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO).

He will be the first African to head up the UN agency, after winning the most votes from 186 member states. 40 more words

The Muslim Times

Gambian Authorities Urged To Safeguard Religious Freedoms


May 11, 2017

Members of the Gambia’s Ahmaddiya Muslim Jama’at

(JollofNews) – Gambia’s Ahmaddiya Muslim Jama’at have called on the regime of President Adama Barrow to monitor and avert Muslim extremism for the peace, security and stability of the Gambia. 1,327 more words

The Muslim Times