RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

16-Sep-2014 to 19:48

Ghana: 450 pilgrims to Mecca Wednesday

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Four hundred and fifty Ghanaian pilgrims are expected to be airlifted to the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia to perform their annual hajj rituals.

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14-Sep-2014 to 22:04

S/Leone: Minority leader urges ban on religious gatherings

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The leader of the minority party in Sierra Leone's parliament has called for the banning of all large religious gathering until the end of the prevailing state of emergency.

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12-Sep-2014 to 19:44

Sudan: Religious leader claims failed assassination bid

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — A Sudanese religious leader close to the Shiites of Iran has claimed he had survived an assassination attempt in Khartoum on Friday.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:26

Malawi Muslim body embarks on translating Qur'an into local language

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has embarked on Qur'an translation into the local language in order to reach the wider audience in the country.

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08-Sep-2014 to 14:47

Senegal, Mauritania agree on measures to facilitate Tabaski sheep entry

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - — The Senegalese and Mauritanian authorities have agreed on a series of measures to make smooth the entry of sheep from Mauritania to be sold in Senegal for the sacrifice during the Eid al Kabir (Tabaski), reliable sources disclosed here Monday.

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