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Rare Autobiography By Enslaved West African Scholar

Rare Autobiography By Enslaved West African Scholar

By Wendi Maloney This is a guest post by Mary-Jane Deeb, chief of the African and Middle Eastern Division. Omar Ibn Said. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. In the summer of 2017, the African and Middle Eastern Division of the[Read More…]

by March 6, 2019 0 comments Culture, Religion
OIC Piles Pressure On Myanmar

OIC Piles Pressure On Myanmar

By Abdoulie John The Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ad Hoc Ministerial Committee on Accountability for Human Rights Violations Against the Rohingya ended Sunday its meeting in The Gambia with a renewed commitment to apply more pressure on Myanmar as the Muslim minority continues to[Read More…]

by February 11, 2019 0 comments Politics, Religion
Barrow Urges Religious Co-existence

Barrow Urges Religious Co-existence

Gambian President Adama wants the peaceful co-existence between Muslims  and Christians in the country. Barrow made the statement at State House where he welcomed the Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar on Wednesday. Read below the press release that contains President Barrow’s statement. President Barrow has[Read More…]

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Religion
‘I Find Solution To Islamic Finance’

‘I Find Solution To Islamic Finance’

Gambian financial guru sees Islamic finance as the panacea to economic  problems. “While everyone searched for solutions for the global financial meltdown resulting from credit crunch in 2008, I had found salvation in Islamic Finance,” Kemo Barrow told a class of graduating students in Detroit. At[Read More…]

by August 14, 2017 4 comments Religion, Society
Imam Jaiteh Will Never Be Forgotten

Imam Jaiteh Will Never Be Forgotten

In the last years the city of Lleida in Spain had undergone a great deal of economic, social and cultural as well as demographic transformations. The city had become an urban area with a great variety of people from all over the world. The history[Read More…]

by July 5, 2017 1 comment Religion, Society
Eid Goes Beyond Remembering Allah

Eid Goes Beyond Remembering Allah

Gambian President  has said that Eid-ul-Fitr feast goes beyond remembering Allah. In his Eid message, published below, President Adama Barrow said: “Eid-ul-Fitr is not only about remembering Allah and offering gratitude to him but it is also a day we are reminded of our religious[Read More…]

by June 26, 2017 0 comments News, Religion