Africa

Kenya’s black market in “refugee real estate”

SHAFAQNA - The informal system of shelter ownership that has sprung up in refugee camps in Kenya and elsewhere has...

20 killed in DR Congo ethnic clashes: UN

SHAFAQNA - Twenty people died in ethnic clashes last week in the troubled central Kasai region of Democratic Republic of...

IMN slams Nigerian govt over Sheikh Zakzaky prolonged detention

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, have again riled at the Federal Government over the...

8 killed as bombers target northeast Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Two separate attacks in Nigeria believed to have been carried out by the elements of the Boko Haram...

Nigerian Shiite: Buhari’s government has worst case of human...

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, has called on the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to use his...

One million displaced in DR Congo’s Kasai due to...

SHAFAQNA - Deadly violence between government forces and tribal militias in DR Congo's central Kasai region has forced more than...

Egypt’s Sisi meets leader of Iraq’s Shiite National Alliance...

SHAFAQNA - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Ammar Al-Hakim, the leader of Iraq’s Shia National Alliance bloc in...

Libya fishermen find 28 dead asylum seekers

SHAFAQNA - More than two dozen dead asylum seekers have been found by fishermen on a boat off the coast...

Police fire ‘live bullets’ at Nigerians urging Zakzaky’s release

SHAFAQNA - Nigerian police have reportedly used live bullets to disperse protesters demanding the release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the...

Zaria Shiite massacre is an act of Nigerian state...

SHAFAQNA - What an irony, a government whose major agenda is fight against terrorism turning out to becoming a...

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...

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