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    • Gambia’s Barrow gets €1bl donor handshake

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — International donors have pledged at least €1.45 billion ($1.71 billion) to support the new government in The Gambia to achieve its five-year development plan.

    • Senegal: Extractive industry rebounds in March

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's extractive industrial output picked up in March 2018, after a slight decline the previous month, the National Agency of Statistics and Population (ANSD) said in a stateme...

    • Mauritania: Over 16,000 children 'vunerable'

      APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s Social Affairs, Childhood and Family Affairs minister, Maimouna Mint Mohamed Taghi has warned that 16,469 children in the country are vulnerable.

      RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

    14-May-2018 to 05:36

    S/African leader sends Muslims best wishes on Ramadan

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished South Africa’s Muslim community well during the holy month of Ramadan which kicks off this week nationwide.

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    11-May-2018 to 11:06

    S/African gov't wishes Muslims well on Ramadan

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government has extended best wishes to the world’s Muslim community as they begin fasting for the holy month of Ramadan next week.

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    25-Apr-2018 to 18:29

    Pope Francis appoints new bishop for eastern Cameroon

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) — Pope Francis has appointed Marcellin Ndambyemb as the new bishop for the east of Cameroon.

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    24-Apr-2018 to 17:08

    Saudi Arabia issues Nigeria hajj ban threat

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The authorities in Saudi Arabia have issued a threat to ban Nigeria would-be pilgrims from the hajj in Mecca which takes place in August 2018.

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    28-Mar-2018 to 18:57

    S/Leone: Potential kingmaker 'undecided' over run-off rivals

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s former Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana, the man seen as a potential kingmaker in next weekend’s presidential run-off vote has remained undecided over which candidate his Coalition For Change (C4C) party will back.

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    25-Feb-2018 to 14:21

    Senegalese prominent cleric on maiden Mauritania visit

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Caliph General of the Fayda Tidjaniya Brpotherhood in Senegal, Sheikh Ahmed Tidiane Ibrahima Niasse, last night began a week-long visit to Mauritania, APA has observed in Nouakchott.

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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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