Egypt's Salafists rally in Cairo to call for Islamic law

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Nov 9 2012, 11:05:02

Nearly 2,000 Salafists rallied in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday to demand that legislation under Egypt's new constitution be based on sharia, or Islamic law. The main Al-Nur Salafist party did not take part in the protest.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Nigeria:   Controversy as Diezani Boards Buhari's London Flight (news)
Daily Trust
23 May 2015

The President-elect Muhammadu Buhari yesterday morning left for Britain on a private visit, his first such trip outside the country since winning the March 28th presidential election, a statement last ... [read more]

Africa:   Slum-Dwelling Still a Continental Trend in Africa (news)
Inter Press Service
22 May 2015

Nompumelelo Tshabalala, 41, emerges from her dwarf 'shack' made up of rusty metal sheets and falls short of bumping into this reporter as she bends down to avoid knocking her head against the top part ... [read more]

Burundi:   Burundian Refugees Face Cholera Threat in Tanzania (news)
Deutsche Welle
22 May 2015

The UN refugee agency UNHCR says an outbreak of cholera has infected 30,00 people in a Tanzanian border region, where the population has increased dramatically due to an influx of refugees from ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!