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    05-Jul-2018 to 14:20

    Zimbabwean clergyman deported from the Philippines

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A Zimbabwean clergyman has been deported from the Philippines for allegedly violating the Asian country’s immigration laws and engaging in "leftist-organized activities”, according to media reports monitored here on Thursday.

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    11-Jun-2018 to 14:13

    Swati student arrested ‘missionary work’ in Russia

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A Swati woman has been arrested in Russia for allegedly engaging in missionary work after she was recorded singing in a church band in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, local media reported on Monday.

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    29-May-2018 to 19:20

    Mauritania and an unusually merciful Ramadan

    APA-Nouakchott (By Maarouf Ould Oudaa in Mauritania) — Those observing the Ramadan in Mauritania are experiencing something of a reprieve thanks to mercies from the heavens during the blessed month.

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    23-May-2018 to 19:20

    ISESCO chides Senegal politician over Mecca remarks

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has strongly condemned remarks by former Senegalese Prime Minister Idrissa Seck over the Muslim holy site in Mecca.

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    23-May-2018 to 18:29

    Senegal: Ex-PM offends Muslim sensibilities

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Controversial remarks by one of Senegal’s leading politicians about the Isreali-Palestinian conflict have caused the ire of Islamic clerics outside his country.

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    14-May-2018 to 05:36

    S/African leader sends Muslims best wishes on Ramadan

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished South Africa’s Muslim community well during the holy month of Ramadan which kicks off this week nationwide.

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    11-May-2018 to 11:06

    S/African gov't wishes Muslims well on Ramadan

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government has extended best wishes to the world’s Muslim community as they begin fasting for the holy month of Ramadan next week.

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