27-Sep-2020 to 09:30

Ethiopia observes low-key Orthodox bonfire festival

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Orthodox Christians on Saturday celebrated in low- key fashion the eve of Meskel bonfire locally called ‘Demera’ that marks the finding of the true cross, on which Christ was crucified.

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18-Aug-2020 to 13:00

Senegal’s Magal Touba will hold despite Covid-19 menace

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The organising committee of the Great Magal of Touba in Senegal has ended speculation that the 2020 edition will be cancelled thanks to Covid-19.

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10-Aug-2020 to 13:01

Malawi: Faith leaders furious over Covid-19 lockdown measures

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s faith leaders have expressed disappointment with the failure by President Lazarus Chakwera’s government for failing to consult them before imposing new coronavirus lockdown restrictions, APA learnt on Monday.

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10-Aug-2020 to 11:49

Uganda: Opposition leader's anger as church building demolished

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Veteran opposition leader Kizza Besigye has expressed anger over Sunday's demolition of a church building in the town of Ndeeba, in Lubanga district, central Uganda.

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03-Aug-2020 to 14:41

Senegal in mourning as Niassene brotherhood caliph dies

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal has been plunged into mourning after the General Caliph of the Medina Baye Niasse brotherhood in Kaolack (center), Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Niass died at theGrand-Yoff hospital in Dakar on Sunday.

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01-Aug-2020 to 12:53

Africa: Ed-ul Adha with a Covid-19 hangover

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Muslims around Africa have been marking Eid-ul-Adha with Covid-19-related restrictions hanging heavily over the occasion.

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29-Jun-2020 to 09:37

Covid-19: Rwandan church mulls strict rules for worshippers

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — In a move to ensure that physical distancing is respected once coronavirus controls are eased 'shortly', the Roman Catholic Church in Rwanda is considering strict rules to ensure that members will sit apart.

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