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Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female PM, dead at 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher,a towering figure in postwar British and world politics and the only woman to become British prime minister, has died at the age of 87.She suffered a


South Africa Jewish Leaders Complain About Minister’s ‘Inflammatory’ Remarks

By JTA  Blamed Opposition for Taking Cape Contracts From Muslims Pretoria — The South African Jewish Board of Deputies lodged a complaint with the country’s Human Rights Commission over ”inflammatory


Tanzania: Pinda Announces April Meeting On Peace, Stability

Religious, political and civil society leaders will meet on April 4th to discuss national security, Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda announced on Wednesday (March 20th). “The government intends to convene


Nigeria: Court Remands Pastor for Alleged Rape of Church Member

Ado — An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a pastor, Ilesanmi Emmauel of Christ Apostolic Church, be remanded in prison for alleged rape of a minor. Magistrate Adefunke


Liberia: Return Liberia to Christian State

By Nat Daygbor & Ben Wesee Thousands of people believed to be members of various Churches here have stormed the Capitol in protest and subsequently petitioned the Legislature to return


Nigeria: Insecurity – Gowon Calls for Prayers

Yola — The former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon on Monday called on Nigerians to pray for divine intervention on the lingering insecurity and other social problems in the


Former pastor gets life sentence for killing wife

Arthur “A.B.” Schirmer, according to prosecutors, bludgeoned his second wife with a crowbar, then staged a car accident in attempts to cover up the killing. STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A

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Poll: Most Americans View Gay Marriage as Civil Rights Issue

A majority of Americans view same-sex marriage as a civil rights issue, according to a new poll by LifeWay Research. Most also believe its legalization in the United States is

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Uganda: Do Not Rush Marriage Bill – Clerics

Religious leaders under their umbrella body, Uganda Inter Religious Council (UIRC), have called on Parliament to carry out more consultations on the controversial Marriage and Divorce Bill before it’s enacted