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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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    10-Jan-2018 to 09:43

    Senegal: Khalife General Serigne Sidy Moctar Mbacké passes away

    APA-Touba (Senegal) — The Khalife General of the Mourides, Serigne Sidy Moctar Mbacké, passed away Tuesday night at his Niary Ngayme home, not far from the religious city of Touba, at the age of 94.

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    03-Jan-2018 to 11:08

    Nigerian leader condemns wanton killings by religious fundamentalists

    APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned religious fundamentalists who kill human beings in order to please God, saying that they are ignorant as they cannot please Him by murdering people.

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    25-Dec-2017 to 14:04

    Gambia: Christmas homilies preach peace, unity

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Leaders of the three Christian denominations in The Gambia have preached peace, unity and the cultivation of love and understanding among the fellowship of Gambian society.

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    25-Dec-2017 to 12:46

    Ivorians in Christmas Eve prayer for peace

    APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — The Christian community in Ivory Coast on Christmas Eve prayed for the consolidation of peace in the country.

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    08-Nov-2017 to 13:46

    Senegal celebrates annual Touba ‘Magal’

    APA-Touba (Senegal) — The holy city of Touba in central Senegal, located about 200 km from the nation’s capital Dakar, celebrates this Wednesday November 8, the 124th edition of the ‘Grand Magal’ (homage in Wolof language) commemorating the departure of the founder of the Mouride brotherhood, Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba (1853-1927) in exile to Gabon in 1895.

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