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    20-Feb-2018 to 18:12

    Gambia begins registration of intending pilgrims

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Office of The Gambia Pilgrims Affairs (OGPA) has announced that it was accepting registration of intending Muslim pilgrims for transportation and accommodation to and from the holy Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the 2018 Hajj.

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    22-Jan-2018 to 17:50

    South Sudan: New archbishop for Episcopal Church

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Episcopal Church of South Sudan has elected the Bishop of Maridi (former western equatoria) diocese, Justin Badi Arama as primate and Archbishop.

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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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