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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25-Jun-2020 to 13:10

Senegal Tijanya Brotherhood Spokesman dies

APA -Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's Serigne Pape Malick Sy, the Spokesman of the Tijanya Caliph General died on Thursday in Dakar.

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25-Jun-2020 to 10:13

Abidjan: Friday as day of prayer for late imam

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Muslim community leaders in the Ivorian economic capital Abidjan have set Friday as a day of general prayer for their late imam Cheick Boikary Fofana who died last month.

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23-Jun-2020 to 21:23

Morocco refunds hajj 2020 fees

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco's Royal Commission in charge of hajj preparations has announced the reimbursement of the costs of the pilgrimage for Moroccans who wanted to go to visit the holy places in the Saudi cities of Mecca and Medina to perform the religious ritual.

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21-Jun-2020 to 18:50

Hajj 2020: to hold or not to hold!

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Millions of Muslims in Africa share the same concerns with their brothers and sisters in faith around the world about whether this year's hajj in Saudi Arabia will hold given the protracted lockdown prompted by the global campaign against the coronavirus pandemic.

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