RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

11-Nov-2020 to 13:30

S/African judge denies bail to Nigerian pastor

APA-Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, who is facing 90 sex-related charges that include rape and sexual assault, racketeering, and human trafficking was on Wednesday denied bail for the third time since his arrest in 2017.

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07-Nov-2020 to 10:00

Charlie Hebdo debacle: Africa distances itself from France

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Republishing caricatures of the Prophet of Islam in the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has sparked outrage in Africa.

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07-Nov-2020 to 09:17

Macron on Islam: “How can I keep quiet”

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian scholar and Muslim cleric, Mohamed, El Moktar Ould Bah reacts to recent statements by French President Emmanuel Macron on Islam and cartoons purportedly showing Prophet Mohammed.

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07-Nov-2020 to 09:16

“One cannot desire peace and stir up what causes war”

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In this article Maurice Soudieck Dione, research professor at Gaston Berger University (UGB) in Saint-Louis, Senegal, writes that caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed which French President Emmanuel Macron continues to defend are simply “unacceptable.”

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04-Nov-2020 to 13:48

S/African court grants Bushiris, co-accused bail

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born evangelists Shepherd and Mary Bushiri were on Wednesday granted bail, effectively ending a two-week detention that saw scores of the preachers’ followers flooding the Pretoria Magistrate Court to demand their release.

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31-Oct-2020 to 08:06

S/Africa: Bushiri freedom bid flops, another weekend in jail

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born evangelists of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Church in Pretoria, Shepherd and Mary Bushiri, were on Friday denied bail as the prosecution asked for more time to prepare a response to the couple’s bail application.

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26-Oct-2020 to 14:11

Rwandan Archbishop Kambanda elevated to cardinal

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The Archbishop of the Catholic Church in Rwanda, Antoine Kambanda, has been elevated to the level of cardinal by Pope Francis, APA can report on Monday.

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