12m children out of school due to virus, conflict in Sahel
20th Oct 2020

12m children out of school due to virus, conflict in Sahel

By Rodrigue Forku   YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AA): Twelve million children have been forced out school in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, as well as widespread conflict, across Africa’s Central Sahel region, a humanitarian group said Monday. In a … Continued

Africa: Covid-19 cases pass 1.55m, deaths near 38,000
11th Oct 2020

Africa: Covid-19 cases pass 1.55m, deaths near 38,000

By Addis Getachew and Rodrigue Forku   ADDIS ABABA (AA): Coronavirus cases in Africa are now over 1.55 million (1,556,262), the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said in an update on Saturday. At least 37,922 people … Continued

WHO slams French scientists for Africa coronavirus vaccine testing notion
7th Apr 2020

WHO slams French scientists for Africa coronavirus vaccine testing notion

By Peter Kenny & Ahmed J Versi   GENEVA (AA)/ LONDON (The Muslim News):  The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) condemned on Monday in the “strongest possible terms” two French scientists who suggested Africa be used as a … Continued

China’s richest man sends medical supplies to Cameroon
27th Mar 2020

China’s richest man sends medical supplies to Cameroon

ANKARA, Turkey, (AA): Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has donated medical supplies to Cameroon as part of efforts to help Africa combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, Cameroon Radio Television said Thursday. The supplies arrived today at Cameroon’s Yaounde Nsimalen Airport, it … Continued

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen
17th Aug 2017

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Africa’s humanitarian crises have continued to worsen in 2017, said a report released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of the World Humanitarian Day. “Twenty million Africans have been displaced from … Continued

Ivory Coast: Africa looks to Islamic finance
24th Sep 2015

Ivory Coast: Africa looks to Islamic finance

By Issiaka N’Guessan and Cyrille Bah   ABIDJAN, (AA): The introduction of Islamic finance could be boon to development in Africa, say experts. Islamic finance – which shuns the use of interest on loans – is relatively rare in West Africa, … Continued

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters
29th Jul 2015

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters

ADDIS ABABA, (AA): Wrapping up a five-day visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke Tuesday in Addis Ababa, where he urged African countries to democratize, respect human rights and ensure the continent’s leaders abided by presidential term limits. Obama … Continued

1st Jun 2015

EU mission rescues 5,000 migrants in three days

  The EU’s border-control agency has said that some 5,000 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean Sea over the past three days. The Frontex rescue mission Triton also recovered the bodies of 17 would-be migrants. An Italian coast guard … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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