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    24-Apr-2018 to 17:08

    Saudi Arabia issues Nigeria hajj ban threat

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The authorities in Saudi Arabia have issued a threat to ban Nigeria would-be pilgrims from the hajj in Mecca which takes place in August 2018.

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    28-Mar-2018 to 18:57

    S/Leone: Potential kingmaker 'undecided' over run-off rivals

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s former Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana, the man seen as a potential kingmaker in next weekend’s presidential run-off vote has remained undecided over which candidate his Coalition For Change (C4C) party will back.

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    25-Feb-2018 to 14:21

    Senegalese prominent cleric on maiden Mauritania visit

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Caliph General of the Fayda Tidjaniya Brpotherhood in Senegal, Sheikh Ahmed Tidiane Ibrahima Niasse, last night began a week-long visit to Mauritania, APA has observed in Nouakchott.

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    20-Feb-2018 to 18:12

    Gambia begins registration of intending pilgrims

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Office of The Gambia Pilgrims Affairs (OGPA) has announced that it was accepting registration of intending Muslim pilgrims for transportation and accommodation to and from the holy Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the 2018 Hajj.

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    22-Jan-2018 to 17:50

    South Sudan: New archbishop for Episcopal Church

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Episcopal Church of South Sudan has elected the Bishop of Maridi (former western equatoria) diocese, Justin Badi Arama as primate and Archbishop.

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    14-Jan-2018 to 17:18

    Nigeria: Detained Shiite leader debunks death rumour

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s detained Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has debunked rumours suggesting that he had died in detention.

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    10-Jan-2018 to 21:24

    New supreme leader for Senegal's Mourid Brotherhood

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s Mourid Brotherhood has appointed Serigne Mountakha Mbacke as its new supreme leader, barely 24 hours after the death of his predecessor, state media confirmed on Wednesday.

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