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Boko Haram, Islamic State, and the underlying concerns for West Africa

Last year, Boko Haram pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. What’s come of it?

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Fight against terrorism in Africa: a mission impossible for Ulemas?

Nouakchott (Mauritania) – “The role of Ulemas, in clarifying religious precepts is important, but almost impossible to fulfill, in states which marginalize religious scholars”, assures Cheikh ould Zeïne ould Limam, member of the High Council of Islam and Secretary General of the Forum for Islamic Thought and intercultural dialogue in Mauritania, in an interview with the Mauritanian weekly newspaper, Le Calame, media partner of Afronline.

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Ebola and ISIS: A learning exchange between U.N. and faith-based organisations

New York – The simultaneity presented by the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus on one hand and militant barbarism ostensibly in the name of Islam on the other present the international development community – particularly the United Nations and international NGOs – with challenges, as well as opportunities.

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Cancer treatment out of reach for Ugandan women

SOROTI Adongo, a 68-year-old farmer who lost everything during Uganda’s long conflict against the insurgent Lords Resistance Army, was diagnosed with cancer at the local hospital in May 2009. But the only cancer treatment centre in Uganda was 300 kilometres away.

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