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15-May-2020 to 13:08

Ethiopian Orthodox Church reopens worship houses amid COVID-19 infection

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Orthodox Church has reopened churches which had been closed in early April as part of an effort to stem the spread coronavirus pandemic.

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25-Apr-2020 to 12:46

Ghana: Muslims urged to adhere to COVID-19 directive amid Ramadan

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu, has admonished the Muslim community in Ghana to adhere to the directive of the coronavirus infection as they go through Ramadan fast.

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25-Apr-2020 to 09:32

AU chair sends best wishes to Muslims on Ramadan

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also African Union chairperson, has sent best wishes to millions of African Muslims who are celebrating Ramadan starting on Friday.

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27-Mar-2020 to 10:24

Mauritania breaks with precedent, suspends Friday prayer

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania had suspended Friday prayer in an effort to avoid rallies and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Original Education said.

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25-Mar-2020 to 16:08

Ghanaians observe one day of fasting against coronavirus

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaians on Wednesday observed one day fasting to seek God's intervention in the current scourge of the dreaded COVID-19.

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03-Feb-2020 to 20:27

Nouakchott holding the torch against religious extremism

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Leading figures from the Muslim world, led by Sheikh Abdullah Ibn Bayyah, recently met in Nouakchott to draft a Declaration on Combating Religious Extremism.

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03-Feb-2020 to 20:01

Ibn Bayyah: The knight of peace spearheading the fight against religious extremi...

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Sheikh Abdallah Ibn Bayyah, often opposed to the famous Egyptian theologian Youssef al-Qaradawi is a key figure in the fight against religious extremism in the Muslim world.

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