Nigerian Army Uses Trump’s Speech to Justify Shooting!

By Makini Brice and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday backtracked from his suggestion a day earlier that American troops sent to the U.S. border with Mexico would be free to fire on migrants who throw rocks at them, saying that rock-throwers would only be arrested. “They won’t have to fire. […]

African Catholics Defend Tradition On Gays And Divorce, Less So On Economics And Politics

African Catholics oppose what they consider an excessive focus on divorce and homosexuality during the synod — underway at the Vatican — but they are more liberal on economic and political matters, according to a report in the WallStreetJournal. More than 250 bishops from around the world including 54 Africans are in Rome to discuss the Catholic Church’s approach to […]

How Ghanaian Artist Azizaa Is Challenging Christianity’s Grip On Ghana

“How can anyone of African descent be worshiping the same tool used to uselessly murder their ancestors?” According to a 2012 Gallup International survey about religiosity and atheism, Ghana is one of the most religious countries in the world. At first glance, there is some evidence for this: when you land in Accra, you’ll notice […]

Call for Prayers as President Barack Obama visit Kenya

Apostle Mary Magdalene Wangui the founder of The Will of God Church and Ministries and Kenya’s largest prayer network ( KenyaPrays.com ) has called on Kenyans across the globe to join in 10 days of prayers from the 20th of July 2015 for our nation’s Divine covering during President Barack Obama’s visit in Kenya. Obama […]

Pope Francis to make first Africa visit

June 23, 2015 Pope Francis will go to Uganda and the Central African Republic in November on his first visit to Africa, the Vatican announced Friday. The Argentinian pontiff has said several times in recent months that he intended to travel to Africa this year. “If God permits it I will be in Africa in […]

TIPS FOR TRAVELLING DURING THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN

June 22, 2015 Ramadan Mubarak! The moon has been spotted and our Muslim brethren are on for a month of fasting, kindness and self-sacrifice. But what about the Traveler? This season may call for more than just the usual suitcase for the business traveler and the rucksack for the backpacker. The Holy Month of Ramadan […]

Opinion: Call For Nigeria To Adopt Sharia Economic System

May 4, 2015 Professor Shehu Usman Rano Aliyu, director of the International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance at Bayero University, Nigeria, said Islamic banking and finance is the best option for tackling challenges faced by the Nigerian economy. Nigeria ranks second only to Saudi Arabia for gross domestic product among members of the Organisation of […]

Income And Religion In Africa: Are They Connected?

April 15, 2015 More Africans describe themselves as religious than people in any other region of the world and income appears to exert an influence, according to a new Gallup poll, Mail&Guardian reports. Morocco is the most religious country in Africa with 93 percent of survey respondents saying they are religious, while 91 percent of South Africans describe themselves […]

Nigeria election: Jonathan and Buhari sign peace deal

March 26, 2015 Nigeria’s two main presidential candidates have signed an agreement to prevent violence in tightly contested elections due on Saturday. Ex-military ruler Abdulsalami Abubakar brokered the deal in talks between President Goodluck Jonathan and his main challenger Muhammadu Buhari. The two promised to respect the outcome of a credible poll and urged their […]

Pope Francis: Free expression doesn’t mean right to insult others’ faith

January 16, 2015 Weighing in on last week’s terror in France and the debate over freedom of expression it stirred, Pope Francis said en route to the Philippines that killing “in the name of God” is wrong, but it is also wrong to “provoke” people by belittling their religion. The Pope stressed that there was […]