Nigeria's most senior Muslim scholar rejected a new gender equality bill, which gives both men and men an equal share of inheritance, saying it offers a violation of Islamic law.
As the world celebrates the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, Nigerian religious leaders called on Muslims to emulate the manners and lifestyle of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), adding that God’s purpose of sending Muhammed was to guide human beings on the right path.
Emphasizing the spiritual and peaceful aspects of Islam, a South Africa Muslim social cohesion advocate released on Sunday, November 6, a new book documenting the life-time journey of hajj, offering a different image of Islam
Two years after Ebola outbreak in 2014, the first group of Sierra Leone Muslims will fly to Makkah on Tuesday, September 6, to make the life-time journey of hajj.
Nigeria's Nollywood famous actress, Lola Alao, has reverted to Islam and changed her name to Rhodiat, joining the fastest growing religion in the world.
In a country where the majority lives below the poverty line, a Malawian Muslim businessman has been sponsoring hajj journey for needy and poor Muslims to Makkah, in a gesture many described as a "rare sacrifice".
Abstaining from food and water for long hours, Nigeria Muslim athletes and coaches have differed on how fasting was affecting their performance, with many of them choosing to observe the holy month of Ramadan.
A Kenyan Muslim teacher has been named in the top 10 finalists nominated for the 2016's version of the annual US Global Teachers Prize.
Anticipating the visit by the former Israeli President Shimon Perez to South Africa, a Muslim lawyers association has filed an official request with authorities to have him arrested when he enters the country next week.
The reversion of the grandson of Nelson Mandela to Islam has sparked debates among South Africa traditional leaders, seeing his new faith as affecting his ability to uphold Xhosa traditions.
The grandson of the renowned South African leader Nelson Mandela has tied the know earlier this month, reportedly after reverting to Islam in 2015.