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Special Reports

Haunted by poverty and famine in Africa

Firoz Osman

Safar 12, 14392017-11-01

Africa is not a poor continent; it is poorly managed because the ruling elite in cahoots with foreign masters are busy plundering the resources of this continent leading to mass poverty and famine.

Daily News Analysis

Famine in Africa- Cry the beloved Continent

Firoz Osman

Sha'ban 03, 14382017-04-30

The spectre of famine haunts parts of Africa again, with more than 20 million people facing starvation across Somalia, Nigeria and South Sudan.

News & Analysis

Creating Sodom and Gomerica in Africa

Adamu Adamu

Shawwal 15, 14362015-08-01

Last month, th US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield said that the US Government would seek to “press” Nigeria to repeal the law against same-sex marriage enacted by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s government in January 2014.

Daily News Analysis

The Rahbar condemns takfiris and their backers

Crescent International

Safar 02, 14362014-11-25

The takfiri phenomenon that has erupted in the Middle East and parts of Africa is the creation of the imperialists and Zionists and their puppets in the Arab world. Addressing the issue, the Rahbar Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei asked the assembled scholars to deconstruct this latest menace to unity in the Muslim world.

Editor's Desk

Understanding South Africa’s elections

Crescent International

Sha'ban 03, 14352014-06-01

The people of South Africa have once again reposed confidence in the African National Congress but there are challenges ahead both from the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Front (EFF) that have made inroads in urban and rural areas respectively.

Daily News Analysis

Susan Rice, African American, claims ‘shared values’ with Zionist occupiers of Palestine

Crescent International

Rajab 11, 14352014-05-10

Even while millions of African Americans languish in poverty, Barack Obama, himself an African American, cannot say no to the zionist regime's demands for more weapons and money. His National Security Advisor Susan Rice claims “shared values” and “shared history” with the zionist occupiers of Palestine!

Special Reports

The intellectual thought of din

Zainab Cheema

Rabi' al-Thani 01, 14352014-02-01

Allal Al-Fassi was a Moroccan intellectual and anti-colonial independence leader. He contributed to clarifying many important concepts. Zainab Cheema reviews Fassi’s Al-Naqd al-Dhati (Self Critique).

Special Reports

Reflecting on the legacy of ‘Allal al-Fassi

Zainab Cheema

Dhu al-Hijjah 27, 14342013-11-01

The story of a Moroccan anti-colonialist struggler, Allal al-Fassi is traced in exacting detail to remind Muslims of the rich legacy of Muslim heroes.

Main Stories

Violence in Mali and the spread of AFRICOM

Zainab Cheema

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14342013-02-01

French military invasion of Mali backed by the US, Britain and other western countries, has everything to do with the re-colonization of Africa and little or nothing with helping the Malians to fight off militants.

News & Analysis

US, west facilitate break-up of Sudan

Mohamed Ousman

Muharram 26, 14322011-01-01

Barring some unforeseen problems, South Sudan will hold its referendum on January 9, 2011 and almost certainly secede from the North. The largest country in Africa would have been dealt a terrible blow whose consequences will reverberate for decades.

News & Analysis

The unreported massacre and rape of Muslims in Guinea

Fahad Ansari

Shawwal 22, 14312010-10-01

There is no clearer example of this than the deafening silence and paralysis inflicting the Muslims of the world when it comes to defending oppressed Muslims of Africa, and in particular Sub-Saharan Africa, or “Black Africa”.

News & Analysis

Sudan faces destabilization despite recent improvement in its image

Shaikh Ahmed M

Rajab 08, 14302009-07-01

Under the terms of a peace agreement signed in 2005 between northern and southern Sudan, the latter is expected to vote for secession in a referendum in 2011.  But the traditional competition between nomadic groups in the south for the best cattle and grazing land has developed into a serious ethnic conflict in recent months, so the region could be too unstable to hold either the elections due next year or the referendum. 


China pursuing its superpower ambitions in Africa

M.S. Ahmed

Dhu al-Qa'dah 10, 14272006-12-01

At the very time China was engulfed in a trade dispute with the US and the European Union – centred on the large imbalance between China’s vast exports to those countries and its imports from them – Beijing has unveiled a programme to multiply its already strong economic ties with African countries, and to establish "strategic links" with them.

Desert Encounter

Knud Holmboe

Dhu al-Hijjah 01, 14262006-01-01

In this classic of travel writing, first published sixty years ago, a Danish journalist records his experience of life in North Africa under colonial rule. Driving through the Sahara in a battered Chevrolet, having converted to Islam and with a knowledge of Arabic, he leaves the beaten track to discover communities and landscapes shrouded in mystery for centuries. Brushes with magicians, cave-dwellers and Sufi mystics, however, prove less astonishing than the cruelties inflicted on the local populations by Mussolini's generals.

Special Reports

The reality behind western claims to be helping Africa

Crescent International

Sha'ban 27, 14262005-10-01

In recent months the world's richest countries, led by the US and Britain, have been claiming noisily that they plan to have the world's poorest regions, particularly Africa, lifted out of poverty; they also intend to improve human rights there, they say.


The harsh reality behind the G8’s African debt relief plans

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 24, 14262005-07-01

The unprecedented deal to give 30 poor countries debt-relief, freeing them from the crippling burden of their debts to the West, was presented by the group of seven rich countries approving it as a noble achievement that is certain to eradicate world poverty.


Bush avoids Africa on five-day visit to continent

Sekou Biharu

Jumada' al-Akhirah 03, 14242003-08-01

Before he set out on his African safari last month US president Bush again proved his ignorance, saying that "Africa is a nation that has many diseases." His other gaffes in Africa were far more serious.


Bush facing growing concerns about US economy

Waseem Shehzad

Rabi' al-Thani 16, 14242003-06-16

During his African tour this month, there were both questions about the invasion of Iraq and jokes about president Bush, especially relating to the growing US budget deficit. On Iraq he was asked about Iraq’s alleged purchase of uranium from Niger.


Africa’s expensive new Union launched in South Africa

Zawahir Siddique

Jumada' al-Ula' 22, 14232002-08-01

Africa took a new turn on June 8, when the African Union (AU) was launched. Forty-three of the 53 rulers of the continent gathered to witness the birth of AU, which the rulers profess to hope will be a vehicle for democracy, good governance and prosperity.

Book Review

Unearthing the buried legacy of African Muslims in America

Yusuf Progler

Shawwal 14, 14191999-02-01

The Muslim legacy in African American history is receiving a lot of scholarly and popular attention lately. Even Hollywood has had to include Muslim characters in its historical reconstructions.

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