Tag: AFRICA

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Vladimir Putin claims fifth presidential term

Russian war criminal has handed himself another six years in power; how we view this news as Muslims is important.

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Sudan war sparks world’s biggest hunger crisis

In light of the Gaza genocide, we may have lost sight of the crisis in Sudan, but we must stay informed on both.

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Ayaan Institute paper urges global Muslim minority co-operation

A new report by the Ayaan Institute urges world Muslim minority groups to focus on unity.

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Islam reached Africa before Madinah even existed

In this short article, I share some historical notes about Islam’s first connections with Sub-Saharan (i.e. Black) Africa.

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Timbuktu: Empire of Knowledge

Imagine a legendary city in 16th century West Africa where thousands of Black African students pondered over the latest ideas in science, mathematics, and medicine.

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Diary of a humanitarian: The Beautiful Sacrifice

In my work I see both sides of the humanitarian crisis – on the one hand, I see people suffering in terrible conditions; on the other hand, I also see people eager to help in any way they can.

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Trevor Noah, the World Cup & Tariq Ramadan: the French Connection

It seems “We are all French” is nothing more than a thinly veiled excuse for the dominant culture to be able to strip all others of theirs, writes Sh Zahir Mahmood

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Bashar al-Assad returns France’s highest honour, the Grand-Croix

Bashar al-Assad has returned France's highest possible honour, the grand-croix. Presumably he is unworthy of the great distinction shared by the likes of Gaddafi, Mussolini and Franco.

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Black History Did NOT Start With Slavery

How Islam Empowered Africa #BlackHistoryMonth

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Why Islam is Spreading in Rwanda

"I know people in America think Muslims are terrorists, but for Rwandans they were our freedom fighters during the genocide..."