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The Gambia: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat donates food & clothing to Tallinding fire disaster victims

Source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/ahmadiyya-supports-tallinding-fire-disaster-victims | Author: Cherno Omar Bobb

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at-The Gambia on Monday donated 5 bags of rice, 2 bags of onion, 4 gallons of 5 liter cooking oil, three school bags and cloths to three victim families of fire disaster in Tallinding. 229 more words

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Ahmadi Muslims Face Growing Persecution in Algeria

Source: https://muftah.org/ahmadi-muslims-face-growing-persecution-algeria/#.WdkP_4-CzIU | Fatima Mohie-Eldin

On August 28, Mohamed Fali, the leader of Algeria’s Ahmadiyya Muslim sect, was arrested. On September 13, he was sentenced to a six month suspended prison term and a fine of 20,000 Algerian dinars… 183 more words

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Sierra Leone arrests pastor who blamed Islam for 'every terrorist act in history'

Source: The Guardian

BY Cooper Inveen

A Nigerian pastor has been arrested in Sierra Leone after recordings of a sermon targeting Muslims went viral on social media, sparking widespread outrage. 150 more words

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Stemming the Flow Why Europe's Migrant Strategy Is an Illusion

 

Europe hopes that the fates of African migrants will soon be decided at facilities in Chad or Niger. It is a wonderful idea, but also a misleading illusion. 622 more words

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The Bauxite Miner of Boké

This poem is part of a series that I’m working on right now, tentatively called The Price of Aluminum. It’s based on some recent events that you can read about  489 more words

Writing

Turkey fulfills wish of Ghanaian villager dreaming of Hajj

DAILY SABAH WITH ANADOLU AGENCY

ISTANBUL

August 18, 2017

Al-Hassan Abdullah, a poor Ghanaian villager whose story went viral on Turkish social media when he asked a TV crew if “a drone can take him to Mecca” will travel to the Muslim holy land courtesy of the Foreign Ministry and charities. 229 more words

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Glimpses into the life of a Global Nomad – Part Five


(A look into the life of Rafiq A. Tschannen – Associate Chief Editor, The Muslim Times) – on to Ghana and Nigeria).

After 3 years in Afghanistan I thought I should have a change of climate and started to look for a job in Africa. 6,936 more words

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