Wednesday 26 September 2012
September 25, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – A coalition of Sudanese Islamist groups has threatened to declare Jihad against the government if it refuses their demands a constitution based on Islamic Shari’a law. FILE PHOTO - Leading members of the (...)
Monday 14 July 2014
July 13, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s traditional Salafi group Ansar al-Sunnah has criticised the Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria (ISIS), a jihadist group active in both countries, asserting it has no presence in the East African (...)
Wednesday 25 July 2012
July 24, 2012 (KHARTOUM) - Earlier this month a Sudanese woman was found guilty of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning by a court in the capital Khartoum, a regional women’s rights group said Monday.
SIHA Network reported that (...)
Monday 28 July 2014
July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned against the importation of radical Islam, saying he would not tolerate extremism in religion.
“We will not accept this thing, the importation of radical behaviours in (...)
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 (...)
Monday 23 July 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 22, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian police on Sunday said that they had arrested several people after violent clashes between police and Muslim protesters continued on Saturday in the capital, Addis Ababa.
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, (...)
Monday 11 February 2013
February 11, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s vice-president, Riek Machar, has called on the religious institutions in the 19-month-old country to promote education in their respective organisations.
He also reiterated his government’s (...)
Saturday 29 March 2014
March 28, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) has stressed that the objective of the national dialogue is to achieve democratic transformation and resolve conflicts denying and not to reunite the Islamic (...)
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 (...)
Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan2014-09-23 08:30:16
National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR)
Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the streets of the South Sudan capital Jubato ‘Walk for Peace’and demand (...)