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Who was Nana Asma’u of Africa?

Nana Asma’u was a respected Hausa-Fulani Islamic scholar, poetess, and educator of both men and woman during the period of the Sokoto Caliphate of Western Africa Empire that later became part of northern Nigeria, and a devoted Qadiri Sufi.  

Pakistan reaffirms commitment for stronger ties with African nations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan extended its heartiest felicitations on “Africa Day 2021” commemorating the 58th Anniversary of the establishment of the African Union. Celebrated across the world, this day marks the heroic struggle of the African nations for emancipation from colonialism as

African Union parliamentary delegation to arrive in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD: A 12-member delegation led by African Union Acting Chairman and President Djibouti National Parliament Muhammad Ali Houmed is arriving in Islamabad today on Tuesday. According to a press release of the Senate of Pakistan, the Navel Chief of Djibouti

WHO sounds alarm at spread of coronavirus in Africa

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) voiced alarm at the spread of COVID-19 in Africa, warning South Africa’s surging numbers could be led to outbreaks across the continent. “I am very concerned right now that we are beginning to see

WHO warns coronavirus could kill 190,000 in Africa

GENEVA: The World Health Organization has warned that the coronavirus pandemic could kill between 83,000 and 190,000 people in Africa if it is not contained. The WHO stated that the novel disease could infect between 29 million and 44 million

Africa will not be testing ground for coronavirus vaccine: WHO chief

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has condemned as “racist” the comments by two French doctors who suggested a vaccine for the coronavirus could be tested in Africa. The doctors’ remarks during a TV debate sparked outrage as they were

Coronavirus in Africa

The novel coronavirus – which emerged last December in China – has now engulfed the entire world and has swallowed thousands of lives. For the first two months, no one unfortunately took the matter seriously. US President Trump mocked it

PM Khan says institutions enjoy unprecedented harmony

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed resolve to extend all possible cooperation in strengthening institutions including the judiciary. Addressing the concluding session of the Envoys Conference titled Engage Africa, the prime minister said the enemies of the country were

Pakistan committed developing healthy ties with Africa: Qureshi 

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan was committed to developing healthy ties with African countries. While addressing the Envoys’ Conference entitled Engage Africa in Islamabad, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that we would fully facilitate and cooperate

President calls for enhanced collaboration with African region

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasised on enhanced collaboration between Pakistan and the African region in common priority areas of peace, education, health, trade, tourism and climate change. Addressing the Envoys’ Conference titled “Engage Africa,” organised by the Ministry