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Rastafarianism is a religion! Kenyan judge rules

A Kenyan judge has ruled that Rastafarianism is a religion that deserves to be treated like any other. The ruling is part of a case involving a minor who was banned from school for having dreadlocks. The 15-year-old student at the...

Eritrea hunt for Pentecostal Christians after sermon

Security agents in Eritrea are hunting for Pentecostal Christians who attended an informal sermon given by an Ethiopian evangelist last month.Preacher Surafiel Demssie had travelled to the capital, Asmara, on the first...

The paradox of religious tolerance – (A Muslim man in a nun’s chapel)

Today and historically, religions often seem to be intolerant, conservative and fanatical. The capacity to live with religious difference and by toleration- the theory that permits a majority religion to accommodate the presence of a minority religion is now...
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Libya coast guard intercepts 400 migrants off coast

Libya’s coast guard intercepted about 400 Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast over the past two days, and...
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Burundi’s Evariste Ndayishimiye wins presidential election

Burundi’s ruling party candidate and retired general Evariste Ndayishimiye has won the presidential election with 68.72% of votes cast, the electoral commission said on...

Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

Soldiers from Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso conducted their first joint operation against jihadists active near their shared border, killing eight suspected militants and...

Burundi to announce results of presidential election Monday

Burundi's electoral commission is to announce provisional results from last week's presidential election Monday, with the outgoing head of state's handpicked successor Evariste Ndayishimiye...

Tanzania main opposition party in disarray, loses 6 serving MPs in one week

Tanzania main opposition party CHADEMA, has lost six serving members of parliament in a space of one week, two parliamentarians, Susan Masele and Joyce...