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Is Marriage a Good or Bad Thing?

Is Marriage a Good or Bad Thing?

IN PRAISE OF GOD – In this month’s religion section, The AfricaPaper’s Associate Editor reports on what is good and bad about marriage from the Universal Christian Ministries in St. Paul. IN PRAISE OF GOD – brings news from different churches and other religious groups each month. Please read:  Is Marriage a Good or Bad […]

‘Mothers can decide who lives or dies…’ says Pastor Jubril

‘Mothers can decide who lives or dies…’ says Pastor Jubril

IN PRAISE OF GOD – In this month’s religion section, The AfricaPaper’s Associate Editor focuses on the Universal Christian Ministries in St. Paul. IN PRAISE OF GOD brings news from different churches and other religious groups each month. Please read:  ‘Mothers can decide who lives or dies…’ By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The AfricaPaper St. […]

Charlie Hebdo: ‘Four dead’ in Niger protest

Charlie Hebdo: ‘Four dead’ in Niger protest

At least four people have been killed in violent protests against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Niger’s second city of Zinder, officials say. A number of churches and the French cultural centre were among several buildings raided and set alight. Friday saw protests across the Muslim world over the magazine’s publication of a cartoon of […]

Pope Francis Suspends ‘Bishop of Bling’

Pope Francis Suspends ‘Bishop of Bling’

By CLARK BENTSON | Good Morning America SUSPEND Pope Francis today suspended the free spending German Bishop Franz Peter Tebartz-van Elst — known derisively as Bishop Deluxe or the Bishop of Bling — and ordered him to vacate the Diocese of Limburg, at least temporarily. The pope, who has declined to live in the Vatican’s […]

Pope Names Nigerian Archbishop as New Cardinal

Pope Names Nigerian Archbishop as New Cardinal

  By Anthony A. K. Kamara, Jnr. | The AfricaPaper   VATICAN CITY – John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, 68, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria was one of the six new cardinals that Pope Benedict XVI named on Saturday, Nov. 24. “Clergy of Rome” Pope Benedict XVI presided over the ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican […]

Ramadan: Islam in Rwanda

Ramadan: Islam in Rwanda

For many Muslims, the month of Ramadan brings them closer to Allah. In Rwanda, The AfricaPaper’s correspondent was invited to attend the nightly Taraweeh prayers at Kigali’s Islamic Cultural Centre. Mary Katherine Keown | Rwanda   Kigali – They rise in unison, standing solemnly, shoulder to shoulder, embraced by prayer and contemplation. The imam recites […]

PROFILE: Joseph Kony – Uganda’s Most Wanted Elusive-Warlord

PROFILE: Joseph Kony – Uganda’s Most Wanted Elusive-Warlord

A former Catholic altar boy and a sociable student from northern Uganda, Kony waged war against his people in central Africa for almost three decades, killed thousands of children and eluded authorities. Brenda Banura | Uganda KAMPALA – The period was 1986 and beyond. With the stars twinkling bright up in the sky the villages […]

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