Members of the Islamic revival group (UAMSHO) in Zanzibar, who on Saturday burnt churches and vehicles, yesterday torched three bars as police arrested seven of them in a major operation to bring the situation under control. Zanzibar Commissioner of Police, Mussa Ali told journalists yesterday that they had arrested seven members of the group and [...]
Former Primate of the Anglican Communion, Peter Akinola, has told President Goodluck Jonathan that the Boko Haram insurgents cannot be defeated as they are out to wipe out Christians and Jews. He spoke at the National Christian Centre Abuja during a special inter-denominational service to mark this year’s Democracy Day. In his sermon titled: “Know [...]
Egypt. Copts accused of being “traitors” and “anti-revolutionary” for voting to bring back the old regime.
The official results of the first round of the Egyptian presidential elections were announced today, the run-off will be between Mohamed Morsy, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, and Air Marshal Ahmad Shafik, Mubarak’s last PM, who served for less than one month during the revolution and before Mubarak was ousted. This results, which were expected since [...]
A Vietnamese court has sentenced four Catholic activists of Vinh, under Article 88 of the Penal Code for distributing “anti-government leaflets” and conducting “propaganda against the state”. The young people – college students or recent graduates – appeared yesterday before the judges of the province of Nghe An, in the north of the country. According [...]