All posts filed under: Africa

The Narratives of Anti-Terror in Progress

On Monday, 19/09/2022 Tanzania joined other African countries to implement the Protocol to the AU Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism. After endorsing the resolution for ratification of the protocol, the Minister for Home Affairs, Engineer Hamad Yusuph Masauni said that Tanzania stands a greater chance to gain several benefits, including intensifying defence […]

Africa being Brutally Starved by Colonial Capitalists under the Watch of its Corrupt Leaders

The Hunger Hotspots- FAO –WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity’s report issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) calls for urgent humanitarian action to save lives and livelihoods and prevent famine in hotspot countries where acute food insecurity is expected to worsen […]

The Tears of the Muslim Women of Eritrea will not Dry without the Khilafah!

In 2008 the ongoing war between Ethiopia and Eritrea officially ended. However, the instability of the region fueled by nationalistic ideologies has caused the Ethiopian government to enter into conflict dynamics with neighbouring Tigray. Thousands have been killed with many displaced as refugees in the recent conflicts. With drought ravaging the entire Horn of Africa, […]

International News Review 27/08/2022

Details: France’s Macron asks Algeria to Look Beyond “Painful Common Past” US has made Sri Lanka a Source of Conflict between China and India France’s Macron asks Algeria to Look Beyond “Painful Common Past” This week French President Emmanuel Macron began a three-day visit to its former colony Algeria, characterising France’s brutal occupation of Algeria […]

The Winners and Losers in August Poll are both Stooges of a Failed system of Democracy

With just few days to the August 9 polls, some Muslims leaders along with Government Scholars in the country have urged Muslims to diligently assess and vet candidates contesting for different seats to make informed choices. Twisting the meaning of the ayat and misapplying the jurisprudence principles such as ‘lesser evil’ have been the norm […]

Party’s Manifestos: Status-quo will remain largely unchanged since Islam has been excluded

The race for Kenya’s next president has intensified, with presidential candidates that have been cleared by the country’s electoral body launching manifestos to win more votes of the Aug.9 general election. Raila Odinga who is running the Presidency at the fifth time has unveiled his party’s manifesto early June which is basically on of a […]

New Pension Benefit is a Misery to Retirees

Recently Tanzania through the Ministry of Labor, Youth, Employment and the Disabled, announced new Pension Benefit Code for retirees which will start operating in July 2022. Comment: Introduction of the new code is the result of agreement between the government, social security sector stakeholders including the Trade Union Confederation (TUCTA) and the Tanzania Employers’ Union […]

Oppressive Regimes and Corrupt Media Entwined in a Vicious Circle of Tyranny

Ethiopian authorities have detained at least 19 journalists over the last week in what activists said was a “shocking and unprecedented” new crackdown on the press and independent media organisations. The latest wave of arrests began on May 19 when authorities detained at least 11 journalists and media workers in Amhara region and in the […]

In Russian-Ukraine War: Africa Should Stand with None

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine seems to divide Africa as which party should Africa support and why? Many of the African leaders have decided to remain neutral while few have openly showed their side. Despite countries stances, the African Union (AU) condemned Moscow’s invasion and called for an “immediate ceasefire.” President Macky Sall […]

Views on the News 15/04/2022

Headlines: • Britain Plans to Send Migrants to Rwanda under Tougher Asylum Policy • Pakistan to Seek Deepening of ‘Important’ Ties with US • Pakistan to Name Miftah Ismail as Finance Chief before IMF Talks Britain Plans to Send Migrants to Rwanda Under Tougher Asylum Policy Britain could send tens of thousands of asylum seekers […]

Kenya’s Debt Crisis: Politicians Exchange Swords and Deceit from Addressing the Elephant in the Room (Capitalism)

Kenya is Sh1 trillion shy of hitting the Sh9.1 trillion debt ceiling. The latest National Treasury debt registry shows the country’s gross public debt stood at Sh8.2 trillion by last December. Total external loan was Sh4.174 trillion with multilateral loans standing at Sh1.782 trillion, commercial Sh1.208 trillion and bilateral Sh1.17 trillion. Kenya might have to […]

The Khilafah Will Protect Women Against Violence Not Enactment of Secular Laws

American President Joe Biden on Wednesday, 9 February 2022 issued a statement entitled, “Statement by President Biden on the Introduction of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2022.” He ended his statement by saying that, “Combatting domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking should not be a Democratic issue or Republican issue. […]

Russia is in a hurry to curry favor with the United States. This time on the African continent

In the capital of Mali, Bamako, hundreds of citizens held a protest action demanding the withdrawal of the French military contingent from the territory of the country. Demonstrators gathered near the Africa Tower, one of the symbols of Bamako, and chanted slogans demanding the withdrawal from the country of French troops stationed in Mali since […]

International News Review 29/01/2022

Details: Ukraine President Accuses America of Exaggerating Crisis Coup in Burkina Faso Ukraine President Accuses America of Exaggerating Crisis America continues to intensify tensions over Ukraine. The top American military official, General Mark Milley, who serves as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, warned in a press conference on Friday that Russia “has […]

Administrative Corruption: A Natural Product of a Secular Liberal Creed

Presidential aspirants Raila Odinga of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and William Ruto of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) are roaming the country in the 2022 election campaigns with both promising the electorates: stemming out corruption! Addressing 500 delegates in Turkana Odinga said: “The biggest problem affecting Kenya is corruption. People have embezzled public funds. When they […]