RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

27-Mar-2020 to 10:24

Mauritania breaks with precedent, suspends Friday prayer

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania had suspended Friday prayer in an effort to avoid rallies and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Original Education said.

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25-Mar-2020 to 16:08

Ghanaians observe one day of fasting against coronavirus

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaians on Wednesday observed one day fasting to seek God's intervention in the current scourge of the dreaded COVID-19.

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03-Feb-2020 to 20:27

Nouakchott holding the torch against religious extremism

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Leading figures from the Muslim world, led by Sheikh Abdullah Ibn Bayyah, recently met in Nouakchott to draft a Declaration on Combating Religious Extremism.

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03-Feb-2020 to 20:01

Ibn Bayyah: The knight of peace spearheading the fight against religious extremi...

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Sheikh Abdallah Ibn Bayyah, often opposed to the famous Egyptian theologian Youssef al-Qaradawi is a key figure in the fight against religious extremism in the Muslim world.

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25-Dec-2019 to 10:55

Christmas: Ghanaians urged to count 2019 blessings

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has on the eve of Christmas called on his compatriots to count what he called the many blessings that God had showered on the country in the course of 2019.

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12-Dec-2019 to 20:18

Morocco-based OIC marks Golden Jubilee

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Thursday celebrates its 50th anniversary in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, where the organization was set up on September 25, 1969.

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25-Nov-2019 to 20:30

Buhari vows religion won’t divide Nigerians

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration will forge a strong, united nation from the diverse religious and ethnic communities in the country.

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