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September 2, 2017 12:00 PM Thunder Bay's growing Muslim community marks Eid al-Adha with annual festival

Sharing, caring, and helping others goal of both the event and the religious holiday it marks Members of the Muslim community in Thunder Bay, Ont., marked the beginning of Eid al-Adha Friday with a special festival and get together. The religious holiday, which begins 10 days after the sighting of the new crescent moon, promotes sharing, caring and giving 63

September 2, 2017 10:22 AM Eid Mubarak (Bakra Eid): Date, Significance, History, Celebrations and Feast

Bakrid or Bakra Eid honours the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son upon the command of God. Bakra Eid will be celebrated today, that is 1st September, 2017. It is believed that God challenged Prophet Ibrahim, a friend of the God and father of Prophets. He challenged the Prophet to prove his faith in God and asked him to sacrifice something 49

September 2, 2017 10:22 AM Let The Tenets Of Eid-Ul-Adha Strengthen You To Deliver

Lieutenant General Obed Akwa, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), has called on Muslim servicemen to renew their commitment to ensuring national and international peace to safeguard the world for the future generation. He urged the servicemen to let the Eid-Ul-Adha celebration strengthen their resolve to stay alert to the tenets of the profession, which 53

September 2, 2017 7:32 AM Diversity of events adds flavour to Eid celebrations

The diversity of live entertainment and activities organised across Qatar added piquancy to the festive mood of the entire nation’s observance of Eid Al Adha celebrations yesterday. Over a dozen locations which hosted events and activities as part of Eid Celebrations organised by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) saw huge number of footfalls yesterday as people 87

September 2, 2017 12:58 AM BRICS 2017: Free to raise any issue, including Pakistan, India says

India rejected a suggestion by China that it should not raise the Pakistan issue at the BRICS summit. "Your intervention or any leader's intervention is that leader's intervention...So you are free to speak what you want at the conference," External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar told a media briefing when asked about remarks by his Chinese counterpart 81

September 1, 2017 7:05 PM Brong-Ahafo Chief Imam commends government for smooth Hajj

Sunyani, Sept. 1, GNA - Alhaji Umar Abdul Kadir, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Chief Imam, has commended the Government, under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for facilitating the smooth departure of Hajj pilgrims to Mecca this year. He said the President and his Vice, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, through the Hajj Board, had done well for the massive 58

September 1, 2017 5:11 PM Adopt sacrificial attitude to nation building – NYA urges youth

The National Youth Authority (NYA) has urged the Ghana’s youth to adopt virtues of sacrifice and devotion to ensure “a better and fulfilling future” for Ghana. “No matter the level of technological advancement and increased knowledge, the virtues of hard work, determination and patience are the unshakable principles of lasting success,” the NYA said in a statement 45

September 1, 2017 2:44 PM President Akufo-Addo joins Muslims to mark Eid-Ul-Adha

Accra, Sept. 1, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday joined thousands of Muslims made up of diplomats, ministers, Members of Parliament, chiefs and opinion leaders, among others, to mark this year’s Eid-Ul-Adha at the Independence Square. Led in prayer by the National Chief Imam, Shiehk Osuman Nuhu Sharabutu, the Muslims offered prayers 77

September 1, 2017 7:28 AM On Muslim holiday, Houston's mosques open to Harvey evacuees

The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam's holiest days, it's become the temporary home for 15 of the thousands of Harvey evacuees, Muslim and non-Muslim. And though it will host hundreds of people during the Friday 64

August 27, 2017 2:01 PM How jollof rice is diving West Africans

Jollof War How jollof rice is diving West Africans Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal claim they make the best jollof prepared with rice and spicy stew. The division is so real and uncompromising that you called could be called unpatriotic, if say, a Nigeria voted Ghana’s jollof as the best. The only thing that is not in contention in the jollof war is the origin 64