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Senegal , Thursday 22 February 2018

News Senegal » Religion: 'America's Pastor' Billy Graham and the Business of Religion

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05yzmcq
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The globe-trotting preacher transformed American religious life through his 'crusades' and activism ... of public sector corruption in 180 countries. While countries like Senegal have climbed up this year's rankings, Australia's score has fallen.

News Senegal » Religion: Female Genital Mutilation: Stakeholders Advocate Improved Policy, Sensitization

News channel or source: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/22/female-genital-mutilation-stakeholders-advocate-improved-policy-sensitization/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Speaking on the panacea for this situation, Idris pointed out that in addition to government policy, there is need for the development of a robust advocacy to educate, enlighten community and religious leaders on the harms of the practice and engage them ...

News Senegal » Religion: Senegal man sues Quebec Catholic congregation over alleged sexual abuse

News channel or source: https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/senegal-man-sues-quebec-catholic-congregation-over-alleged-sexual-abuse-1.3808420
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

"In Senegal there is a real culture of homophobia," he said ... Yap said he doesn't know of a similar case filed in Canadian court against a religious order for the alleged crimes of its members in another country. McGill University Prof.

News Senegal » Religion: Rihanna travels to Senegal

News channel or source: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/180211/magazine/rihanna-travels-to-senegal-280938.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Pop star Rihanna travelled to the Senegal on 1st February without any hindrance as she attended the Global Partnership for Education financing conference despite calls by the head of a religious association to ban her. The meeting held in the West African ...

News Senegal » Religion: ‘I Don’t Go Out During the Day’: Inside Senegal’s LGBT Crackdown

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/%e2%80%98i-don%e2%80%99t-go-out-during-the-day%e2%80%99-inside-senegal%e2%80%99s-lgbt-crackdown/ar-BBILl64
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

“Obama came to Senegal and demanded the law be changed,” says Adja. “I would’ve told him, great, but what means do I have to change it?” Bamar Guèye is the executive director of Jamra, a conservative religious organization in Senegal that often ...

News Senegal » Religion: Senegal: through a religious lens

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katherine-marshall/senegal-through-a-religio_b_11758438.html
Publication date: uesday 30 August 2016

The great festival of Tabaski is approaching; this is the feast that commemorates, in the Islamic calendar, Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son and God's mercy. In the city of Dakar there are rams everywhere: rams tied up individually and in flocks ...

News Senegal » Religion: Senegal: Rihanna 'Not Welcome in Senegal' - Religious Groups

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802010548.html
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

Cape Town — Expected in Senegal on Friday, the singer has reportedly been told she is not welcome by 30 religious organizations part of a group called "No to Freemasonry and homosexuality". Some of its members suspect her of belonging to the Illuminati ...

News Senegal » Religion: Religious Leaders in Senegal Say Rihanna Is Illuminati, Don't Want Her in the Country

News channel or source: http://www.complex.com/music/2018/02/religious-leaders-senegal-say-riri-illuminati
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

You'd think most countries would be jazzed if Rihanna graced them with her queenly presence, but that's apparently not always the case. As ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education, Rihanna will be attending a conference, provided she’s ...

News Senegal » Religion: African Brain Drain: Is There an Alternative?

News channel or source: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/02/african-brain-drain-alternative/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In 2016, Ousmane Kane, who holds the Chair of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society at the Harvard Divinity School in the US, started an academic exchange programme for students from Senegal, his country of birth. There is a long list of African ...

News Senegal » Religion: Rihanna ‘not welcome in Senegal’ – Religious groups

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/02/01/rihanna-not-welcome-senegal-religious-groups/
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

Pop star Rihanna is due to appear at a high-level summit in Senegal tomorrow but a religious association have declared her persona non grata, reports Jeune Afrique (in French). “No to Freemasonry and Homosexuality”, an association of around 30 ...