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10-Oct-2014 to 21:24

Tanzania: Teacher killed by machete in church

APA -Arusha (Tanzania) — A teacher was killed by machete Thursday night as he prayed with fellow worshippers in a church in the province of Kagera northwest of Tanzania, police sources disclosed Friday.

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09-Oct-2014 to 14:34

Rwandan prosecutor seeks 15 years jail for Christian group members

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) - — A prosecutor in Kigali has recommended to a judge on Thursday that a group of 10 members of a Christian organisation arrested in July last year for taking part in an illegal demonstration, be sentenced to serve 15 years in prison, a judicial source reveals here.

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05-Oct-2014 to 11:58

Nigerian President says Islam has nothing to do global terrorist activities

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the activities of terrorist groups across the world have nothing to do with Islam.

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03-Oct-2014 to 13:55

Sierra Leone Muslims warned to avoid handshakes during Eid prayers

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Imams in Sierra Leone have cautioned Muslims against shaking hands during the Eid prayers scheduled for Saturday, as a way of avoiding contracting the Ebola virus disease.

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30-Sep-2014 to 10:58

Ten Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia - official

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Coordinator of the Nigerian National Hajj Commission in Mecca, Aliyu Tanko has said that 10 Nigerian pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the 2014 Hajj.

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22-Sep-2014 to 10:33

Nigerian evangelist to visit families of S/African victims collapsed building

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The legendary Nigerian evangelist, Pastor TB Joshua has disclosed that he will be travelling to South Africa in the coming weeks to meet with families and survivors of the building, which collapsed at his church in Ikotu, a suburb of Lagos.

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20-Sep-2014 to 14:58

Mosque for gays opens in Cape Town

APA – Cape Town (South Africa) — A new mosque that welcomes gays and allows women to lead congregational prayers has opened in the South African city of Cape Town, APA can confirm Saturday.

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