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Sudan’s Bashir says Western colonisation sought to eradicate Islam from Africa

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January 11, 2014 (KHARTOUM) –sSudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir has said that Western colonisation sought to eliminate Islam from Africa and limited education to Christian missionaries.

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President Omer Hassan al-Bashir addresses a crowd in North Khartoum, June 8, 2013 (Reuters)

In a meeting on Saturday with the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the International University of Africa (IUA), Bashir pointed to the role played by the university in disseminating education among Muslims in Africa, saying that education is the main tool for advancing Islam and empowering Muslims.

The university’s BoT had recently conducted its 20th meeting amid a large presence of scholars from Sudan and abroad.

Bashir praised the role played by the IUA students and graduates all over the world.

The head of the BoT, Mustafa Osman Ismail, said they are seeking to activate the role of the IUA domestically and regionally, saying that several facilities were opened on the sidelines of the BoT 20th meeting.

He also expressed a commitment to develop and modernise the university, adding that they would offer the necessary funding for IUA projects, as well as provide sponsorship for needy students.

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  • 12 January 2014 10:19, by Marco Bul

    What is Islam anyway??

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  • 12 January 2014 11:21, by Akol Liai Mager

    Ironically, it’s the NIF’ African Taliban Regime that is trying to eradicate non-Islamic religions in Africa. NIF had helped Idriss Debi to eradicate Christianity in Chad and the two have joined hands in March 2013 to over throw the Central African Republic (CAR) President through rebellion. Also, their finger-prints were spotted in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Nigeria.

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  • 12 January 2014 12:09, by Black Africa

    Islam is a terrorist organization that kills innocent civilians in the name of their devil called prophet Mohammed. May his soul burn in hell.

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    • 12 January 2014 16:34, by DeltaBravo

      TO BLACK AFRICA RELIGIOUS DON’T KILL, BUT PEOPLE KILL PEOPLE FOR EXAMPLE IN SOUTH SUDAN TODAY HOW MANY OF OUR PEOPLE WE KILL IN WITHIN A MONTH WHILE WE ARE CHRISTIAN. STOP BLAMING IT ON ISLAM OR JALLABA THIS TIME.

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  • 12 January 2014 17:00, by Black Africa

    @deltabrova, what is happening in South Sudan is fighting between Dinka and Nuer, that is called an ethic fight between two tribes have nothing to do with Christianity. By the way, religion was created by a man as a tool to acheive their goal.

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  • 12 January 2014 22:54, by australian

    Western colonists didn’t try to eradicate Islam, they just tried to stop Muslims exploiting others. Trouble is, exploiting others is at the root of Islam. What else is there besides jihad? Only banging their heads on the ground.

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