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There have been street protests by Muslims, arguing that the government is promoting an alien branch of Islam. PHOTO: FILE
By Liban On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
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Is Ethiopia the next Nigeria?

There have been street protests by Muslims, arguing that the government is promoting an alien branch of Islam. PHOTO: FILE ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian police clashed on Saturday with scores of Muslims protesters More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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Ethiopian Muslims protest government ‘interference’

ADDIS ABABA — On the outskirts of Addis Ababa, a muezzin leads a solemn sermon at a mosque before thousands of worshippers stamp their feet to protest against what they say is the Ethiopian government’s More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, May 6th, 2010
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Nigeria’s shaky balance of power takes a hit as new president is sworn in

Umaru Yar’Adua’s death may spark a political battle between the Muslim north and the Christian south. Goodluck Jonathan, a southerner, succeeds Yar’Adua, who is from the north. Reporting from More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
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Somalia’s Embattled Christians: Almost Expunged

HARGEISA, 28 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – WHERE is the hardest place in the world to be a Christian citizen? North Korea, perhaps? Saudi Arabia? Try Somalia. There are thought to be no more than a thousand More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
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Muslim Militants Slay Long-Time Christian in Somalia

MOGADISHU, 24 September 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Al Shabaab extremists shoot 69-year-old after finding Bibles on him at checkpoint. The faith journey of a long-time underground Christian in Somalia ended in tragedy More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, July 6th, 2009
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Islamists in Somalia Behead Two Sons of Christian Leader

Hargeisa, 6 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Islamic extremists have beheaded two young boys in Somalia because their Christian father refused to divulge information about a church leader, and the killers are More...