Islam News

Let me return N90,000 dowry to my husband and be rid of this marriage, woman begs court

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Khul’i is a type of divorce permitted in Islam where a wife returns the dowry to her husband to end their marriage.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Let me return N90,000 bride price to my husband, woman begs court

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that “Khul’i” is a type of divorce permitted in Islam where a wife returns the dowry she received to her husband to end the marriage.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Night fishing ban ruins cooperatives in Lamu

Mr Ahmed Islam, the chairman of the Ishakani Fishing Cooperative Society, told the Business Daily on Sunday that their society collapsed in 2016 after almost 70 percent of the members were forced to quit the trade following the night fishing ban.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 21, 2019

Report missing youth, says rep

“They converted to Islam recently and we believe they were brainwashed by al-Shaabab,” a police officer involved in the investigations told the Star.

The Star , Kenya Jan 20, 2019

Sudan police clash with demonstrators in fresh protests

An Islamist wanted for genocide by the International Criminal Court, al-Bashir has repeatedly warned that the protests could plunge Sudan into the kind of chaos convulsing other countries in the region.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 20, 2019

Sudan police deploy in large numbers ahead of fresh protests

An Islamist wanted for genocide by the International Criminal Court, al-Bashir has repeatedly warned that the protests could plunge Sudan into the kind of chaos convulsing other countries in the region.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 20, 2019

When religion speaks the political language

By Andrew Kaggwa By the time Sir Henry Morton Stanley came to Uganda in 1875, Kabaka Muteesa I and many of his pages had already converted to Islam, thanks to the Arabs who had been trading with Buganda since 1844.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 20, 2019

WAMUGUNDA: Is corruption to blame for terror raids?

More than 35 years ago when I studied Comparative Religion, I came across a statement in the Koran that was clear about the position of Islam on terrorism.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 20, 2019

Hadiza Abubakar: A Benevolent Matriarch @ 60

I’m sure you can win a beauty contest if Islam had permitted women to participate in a beauty contest,” Mrs Abubakar inner beauty outweighs her girlish looks.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

The Majengo slums link in terror attacks

The story goes that Otieno converted to Islam in August 2011, alongside his sister, not unusual in a neighbourhood predominantly inhabited by Muslim.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 19, 2019