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Ghanaian Soccer Fans, Claiming To Be Muslims, Request Asylum In Brazil During World Cup

About 200 Ghanaian soccer fans have requested asylum after they entered Brazil on tourist visas to watch the World Cup, media reports said Thursday, citing federal police… The Ghanaians reportedly…

Muslims in West Africa – a historical review

West Africa SOURCE: BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/7chapter6.shtml TRADE Islam first came to West Africa as a slow and peaceful process, spread by Muslim traders and scholars. The early journeys across the Sahara…

German foundation funds IU Bloomington professor’s research in West Africa (on the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — News stories about Muslims in West Africa typically focus on conflict, whether it’s Islamist radicals fighting government forces in Mali or a terrorist group bombing Christian churches…

Mali Islamists push south, threaten France amid new strikes

AFP | Jan 14, 2013 | JORDAN TIMES BAMAKO — Islamist forces on Monday seized control of a town in a fresh attack in Mali’s government-held south and vowed to…

ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE in MALI

BY TAKEO KAMIYA REPUBLIC OF MALI in WEST AFRICA The African Continent is divided into two parts in respect of architecture; the ‘Arab Africa’ in the north facing the Mediterranean…

West Africa approves sending 3,300 troops to battle militants in Mali

By Alan Boswell McClatchy Newspapers NAIROBI, Kenya — Earlier this summer, Mali’s Islamist militant northern rebels abandoned their southernmost position, the town of Douentza, some 100 miles northeast up the…

ICD to open two new Islamic banks in Africa

DJIBOUTI: ARAB NEWS Saturday 10 November 2012 The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), a private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group, is opening…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria graduates 43 Hafiz-e-Quran and 22 Missionaries

We have received some photos covering the original article: http://www.themuslimtimes.org/2012/07/religion/islam/ahmadiyya-muslim-jamaat-nigeria-graduates-39-hafiz-e-quran-and-22-missionaries…

Potsin T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School celebrates 40th anniversary

Gomoa Potsin (C/R), Nov. 4, GNA – Mrs Ama Benyiwaa-Addo, Central Regional Minister has acknowledged with admiration the invaluable and collective efforts with which stakeholders have managed and sustained the…

Ghanaians asked to work towards peace and prosperity

Accra, Oct 26, GNA – Maulvi Dr. Wahab Adam, Ameer (Head) and Missionary in Charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Ghana, has asked Ghanaians to bear in mind that their…

Gambia: Tahir Ahmadiyya Muslim Senior School Celebrates 24th Foundation Anniversary

BY ALIEU CEESAY, 22 OCTOBER 2012 Tahir Ahmadiyya Muslim Senior School in Mansakonko, Lower River Region (LRR), on Wednesday celebrated the school’s 24 years of existence. The school, which was…

Mansa Musa, the Muslim King of Mali

As Mali is in the News these days, let’s look at their history: (from ‘Africa for Kids’). http://africa.mrdonn.org/mansamusa.html To the people in the African kingdoms, the word “mansa” means king…

Which are the best secondary schools in Ghana?

Answer: koforidua sec.tech. school(K.S.T.S) Hark Mount Sinai SHS Accra Girls Secondary School Aquinas Secondary Christian Methodist School O’Reilly Secondary Osu Presbyterian Secondary School Labone Secondary Wesley Grammar Ghana Secondary School,…

Burkina Faso: President deplores Muslim violence

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — calls on Muslims to stop using violence as a way of expressions. Compaore, who is a convert to Islam, said that violence should not be…

Muslims have misunderstood Islam, Jihad —Amir Ahmadiyya Nigeria

Written by Adebayo Waheed The Amir of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’t, Nigeria, Dr Mashu’ud Fashola, has disclosed that Muslims have misunderstood Islam and Jihad. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of…

Radical Islamists Wage Muslim Civil War in Africa

Extremist imams and jihadists infiltrate peaceful Muslim lands, uprooting religious customs that have existed for centuries. By MELIK KAYLAN WALL STREET JOURNAL The recent spate of attacks on Muslim historic…

Why Mali’s Islamists are destroying Timbuktu Muslim shrines AND what does the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at teach about praying at shrines?

PARIS (AFP) ― The mausolea of Timbuktu, known as the “city of 333 saints,” are shrines in the Sufi brand of Islam dominant in Mali but a heresy to the…

OIC deplores Timbuktu destruction

JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Tuesday 3 July 2012 The Organization of Islamic Cooperation yesterday condemned the destruction of a 15th century mosque by rebels in Mali. The OIC “deplores the destruction…

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