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14-Apr-2021 to 15:36

Ramaphosa sends best wishes to S/African Muslims on Ramadan

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his best wishes to South Africa’s Muslim community as the umma celebrates the holy month of Ramadan starting on Wednesday.

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13-Apr-2021 to 09:27

W/Africa Muslims begin second Ramadan under pandemic

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — Millions of Muslims in West Africa on Tuesday began marking the holy month of Ramadan characterised by dusk to dawn fasting in supplication to God.

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19-Jan-2021 to 17:04

Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Orthodox Christians across Ethiopia Tuesday celebrated Epiphany, the baptism of Jesus Christ, with ever unique and colorful religious and cultural activities.

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04-Jan-2021 to 12:43

Nairobi Archbishop Njue retires

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Catholic Archbishop of Nairobi John Njue has resigned from his position which he had occupied for 13 years, APA learnt on Monday.

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30-Dec-2020 to 23:18

COVID-19: Rwandan churches resort to online platforms for New Year's Eve service...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — While most Rwanda churches will be closed for New Year's Eve services this year because of the coronavirus crisis, some religious entities announced Wednesday their option to use Zoom and YouTube to hold their traditional prayers.

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19-Nov-2020 to 23:03

Malawi court orders release of fugitive preacher

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A Malawian court on Thursday unconditionally released self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife following their arrest on an international warrant after they escaped from South Africa while awaiting trial.

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18-Nov-2020 to 11:03

S/Africa: Fugitive preacher, wife hand themselves to Malawi police

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born evangelists Shepherd and Mary Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Congregation (ECG) church have handed themselves to Malawi police following Interpol’s all-points bulletin issued to apprehend them on behalf of the South African law authorities.

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