Africa

Senegal’s Good Friday Dish Is A Treat For Both...

SHAFAQNA - Marie-Victoire Carvalho Sow is busy in the annex to her kitchen in Dakar, dishing out giant ladles full...

Fire at Senegal religious retreat kills 22

SHAFAQNA - Nearly two dozen people have been killed in a fire that tore through a religious ceremony southeast...

African migrants raped & murdered after being sold in...

SHAFAQNA - A growing number of migrants passing through Libya are being traded in so-called slave markets before being held...

Egypt identifies Alexandria church bomber as fugitive with militant...

SHAFAQNA - Egypt on Wednesday named the suicide bomber who attacked a cathedral in Alexandria as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak...

South African opposition parties hold protest against Zuma

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of South Africans have staged a protest in the capital Pretoria, demanding the resignation of President Jacob...

Police disperse ‘Free Zakzaky’ protesters with teargas

SHAFAQNA  - Shiites and Supporters of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), have taken to the streets of Abuja...

History: How African Muslims “Civilized Spain”

SHAFAQNA - Four hundred and eight years ago today King Phillip III of Spain signed an order, which was one...

At least one killed in two bomb attacks in...

SHAFAQNA - A government official was killed by a bomb planted in his car in Somalia's capital on Monday...

Militant raid claims six lives in Nigeria’s Lagos

SHAFAQNA - Militants in Nigeria have killed six people, including an army captain, four policemen and a civilian, in the...

Suicide blast near mosque leaves 5 casualties in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Five people were injured Saturday when two suicide attackers blew themselves up outside a mosque in a...

Bombing near army chief’s convoy kills 15 in Mogadishu

SHAFAQNA - A car bomb has exploded outside a military base in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 15...

Egypt’s Coptic churches hit by deadly blasts on Palm...

SHAFAQNA - At least 26 people have been killed and more than 71 others injured in an explosion that hit...

Meningitis outbreak kills 438 in Nigeria, as govt. starts...

SHAFAQNA - Death toll from suspected cases of meningitis has reached 438 people in Nigeria, as officials kick off a...

UN images reveal 18,000 destroyed structures in South Sudan

SHAFAQNA - United Nations satellite images obtained by The Associated Press show at least 18,000 structures have been destroyed in...

Somalia new president declares country war zone, announces shakeup

SHAFAQNA - Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has declared the country a war zone, instructing the military to prepare...

FG tasked over disregard for Sheikh Zakzaky court orders

SHAFAQNA - Access to Justice, AJ, yesterday tasked the Federal Government on the implications of her failure to implement...

Iran only hope against Israel: Tunisian president

SHAFAQNA - Tunisia’s president has called Iran the only source of hope in confronting Israel and hailed the Islamic Republic's sacrifices...

Boko Haram terrorists kidnap 22 girls, women in northeast...

SHAFAQNA - The Boko Haram Takfiri terror group has kidnapped nearly two dozen girls and women in two separate attacks...

Four countries face serious risk of famine: FSIN

SHAFAQNA - Global food crises notably deteriorated last year, a report says, adding that conditions will further worsen in 2017. According...

Nigerian Shiite again, free Sheikh Zakzaky protesters march in...

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have again protested the continued detention of their leader,...

Cameroon expelled 2,600 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram: UN

SHAAFQNA - More than 2,600 Nigerians who fled into northern Cameroon to escape Boko Haram Takfiri militants have been forced...

Norway: South Sudan Crisis is Man-Made, Government Must Act

SHAFAQNA - Norway's foreign minister says South Sudan's leaders have inflicted a massive humanitarian crisis on the population threatened by...

The art of hand clapping makes comeback in Egypt

SHAFAQNA - Before the emergence of musical instruments, humans clapped their hands to define and create the rhythm of music. Actually,...
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Kenyan bus ambush in which Muslims shielded Christians is...

SHAFAQNA - In Rome this week Crux is covering an African conference at the Vatican. Africa is a continent where...

Quran, Hadith Festival Held in Senegal

SHAFAQNA- The Al-Mustafa International University’s office in Senegal held a Quran and Hadith festival in the African country. It was organized...

East Libyan army takes rivals’ final holdout in southwest...

SHAFAQNA - East Libyan forces said they captured the final holdout of Islamist-led rivals in the southwest of Benghazi on...

More than 40 refugees killed in helicopter attack on...

SHAFAQNA - More than 40 Somali refugees have been killed in an attack on a boat off the coast of...

S Sudan Government still Buying Arms Despite Famine

SHAFAQNA - South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva...

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