Western Africa

Gambia’s govt mute on sectarian tensions between Sunni & Ahmadi Muslims

Source: https://gambia.smbcgo.com/2017/05/26/gambias-govt-mute-on-sectarian-divide-between-sunni-and-ahmadi-muslims/ | Written by Sam Phatey Gambia’s government remain quite over sectarian tensions that nearly turned violent over burial rights in a suburb outside the capital, Banjul. Ahmadis Muslims have claimed to be targets of attacks inspired by Sunni clerics backed by the powerful Supreme Islamic Council amid call for their […]

Ghana: Central East Region branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organisation holds 35th Annual Regional Rally (IJTEMAA)

Source: https://www.modernghana.com/news/777639/ahmadiyya-muslim-youth-organisation-celebrates-rally.html Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organisation celebrates rally Agona Nsaba (C/R) May 24, GNA – Muhammad Kofi Twumasi Nayyar, Education Officer of Central East Majlis Khuddamul – Ahmadiyya Utema’a (Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organisation), has called on Ahmadi’s to strive for high positions in the domain of spiritual and moral progress. Muhammad […]

Nigeria: Bishop Onaiyekan bags Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s International Peace Award

Source: http://www.onlinenigeria.com/2017/05/bishop-onaiyekan-bags-ahmadiyya-intl-peace-award/ | Nicholas By Haroon Balogun The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria will tomorrow confer International Peace Award on the Arch Bishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan during the group’s Jalsa Tarbiyya Islamic Training Conference for Northern Nigeria. The award which will hold at the International Conference Center, Abuja was meant to reward […]

Gambia: Sectarian cleric backs persecution of Ahmadi Muslims

Source: https://gambia.smbcgo.com/2017/05/17/sectarian-cleric-backs-persecution-gambias-ahmadi-muslims/ | Written by Sam Phatey on May 17, 2017 A controversial Sunni cleric, who had urged Gambia’s government to expel Ahmadi Muslims from the West African nation is continuing his campaign for the persecution of the minority Muslim group. Imam Abdoulie Fatty, an influential member of the power Supreme Islamic Council […]

Gambia: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at concludes 41st Jalsa Salana at Masroor Senior Secondary School

Source: http://standard.gm/site/2017/05/15/ahmadiyya-amir-speaks-peace-jalsa-salana/ Ahmadiyya Amir speaks on peace at Jalsa Salana Webmaster Webmaster May 15, 2017 0 Comment ahmadiyya, jalsana, peace By Amadou   M. Jadama Baba F Trawally, the Amir of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at has said that Islam is a perfect code of life as well as a peaceful religion. Presiding […]

Gambia: Ahmadi Muslims Face Rising Persecution

Source: https://www.jollofnews.com/2017/05/08/gambia-ahmadis-face-rising-persecution/ (JollofNews) – The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the Gambia is coming under increased persecution by the country’s predominant Sunni Muslim sect. The small community of several thousands consider themselves Muslims, but that is a view rejected by mainstream Islamic sects. The Gambia’s main Muslim body, Supreme Islamic Council,  responsible […]

Ghana: Chief of Gomoa Pomadze Nana Apata Kofi V lauds the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission for its immense contribution to country’s development

Source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/mission-commended-for-contributing-towards-nation-building-114495 Gomoa-Pomadze (C/R), March 19, GNA – Gomoaba Nana Apata Kofi V, the Chief of Gomoa Pomadze, has lauded the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission for its immense contribution to the country’s development. He said: “The Mission’s investment in various sectors of the economy such as education, health and agriculture are in […]

Ghana: Alhaji Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, Ameer & Missionary Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission Ghana calls for teachers to show strong commitment & passion to their jobs

Source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/government-determined-to-substantially-invest-in-education-minister–114049 Fomena (Ash), Mar 08, GNA – The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah, has underlined the determination of the government to substantially invest in education, to ensure quality and access. He said it firmly believed that this was the way forward to drive the nation’s development. He said this […]

Ghana: Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission joins inter-faith prayer service

Source: http://www.graphic.com.gh/news/politics/catholic-church-holds-inter-faith-prayer-service.html SAMUEL TEI ADANO 07 MARCH 2017 President Akufo-Addo shaking hands with Sheikh Nuhu Osman Sharabutu (2nd left), Chief Imam, at the ceremony. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO An ecumenical and inter-faith prayer service was last Saturday held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, to rededicate Ghana to the sacred heart […]

Gambia: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Concludes National Annual Conventions of Elders, Women & Children

Source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/ahmadiyya-muslim-jamaat-concludes-national-annual-conventions-of-elders-women-and-children THE NATIONAL ANNUAL CONVENTIONS (ANNUAL IJTEMAS) OF ELDERS, WOMEN AND CHILDREN CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY AT THE BAITUS SALAM MOSQUE TALLINDING By the grace of Allah Almighty the 10th National Annual Convention of Majlis Ansarullah, The Gambia the elderly men wing of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat started on Saturday 18th February […]