Friday 9 August 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
August 8, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Protests have overshadowed Ethiopia’s Eid al-Fitr celebrations, as millions of Muslims across the nation on Thursday marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Tens of thousands of (...)
Sunday 28 July 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 26, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – In a new show of discontent over what they allege is the government’s meddling towards religious affairs, thousands of Ethiopian Muslims on Friday staged protest rallies in Addis Ababa’s (...)
Wednesday 28 August 2013 August 27, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - A national conference aimed at promoting peaceful co-existence and tolerance among religious groups in Ethiopia kicked off on Tuesday in the capital, Addis Ababa.
The conference, organised by the (...)
Monday 20 August 2012 August 19, 2012 (JUBA )- South Sudan on Sunday called for tolerance and peaceful coexistence between different religious groups and denominations, a day after Muslim believers in the new nation ended the holy month of Ramadan.
Saturday 18 August 2012 August 17, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan President, Salva Kiir this week urged Muslims all over the young country not to use Islam to advance their political agenda, but instead join members of other religious denominations in efforts to (...)
Saturday 15 September 2012 September 15, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese police said two peoples were killed in violent demonstrations organised against the US embassy in Khartoum over a film defaming the Prophet Muhammad. Smoke billows from the US embassy in the (...)
Friday 16 November 2012 November 15, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of Sudan’s Islamist opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP), Hassan Al-Turabi, issued a letter on Thursday distancing his party from the Islamic Movement (IM) conference being held in Khartoum, (...)
Tuesday 23 October 2012 October 22, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Police in Ethiopia killed two Muslim protesters in Gerba town in South Wollo Zone of the Amhara Regional State, according to local sources.
Muslims celebrate Eid in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (BBC)
Monday 23 April 2012 April 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – A pastor in the Sudanese capital Khartoum confirmed that a group of Islamic fundamentalists attacked his church over the weekend and set it on fire. FILE - A man prays during Easter Sunday service at (...)
Tuesday 25 January 2005 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jan 25, 2005 (PANA) — Governmental and non-governmental organisations in the Horn of Africa countries will hold a two-day conference in Djibouti next week on how to end the practice of female genital mutilation. (...)
President Bashir: a historian at large2013-12-08 04:09:55 By Magdi El Gizouli
A confident President Bashir addressed a jovial crowd on Saturday in Garri, just north of Khartoum to celebrate what state media described as the 500th anniversary of Sudan’s (...)
Sudan: Dozens Held Without Charge2013-12-03 05:05:33 African Commission Should Investigate Alleged Torture and Ill-Treatment
(Nairobi, November 28, 2013) – Sudan is still detaining dozens of people without charge in connection with September 2013 (...)
Wulu county MPs condemn governor’s defamatory speech2013-11-30 06:31:51 PRESS RELEASE
Wulu County Members of Parliament Condemn the Caretaker Governor’s Defamatory Speech
On Monday the 25th of November, 2013, the caretaker Governor of Lakes state Gen. Matur Chut (...)