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Author: Leonard Madu

Nigerian Army Got It Wrong With Hezbollah

Monday, July 15, 2013
A few months ago, the Nigerian Army announced that it had uncovered several caches of sophisticated weapons in the Nigerian city of Kano. It stated that these arms were found in houses owned by Lebanese nationals. These include anti tank guns, rocket propelled grenades, anti aircraft missiles, rifle ...

Obama's Luo People

Monday, February 25, 2013
Since Barack Obama became President of the United States, interest has increased about the Luo people of Kenya and the other Luo speaking nationalities in general. So, who are the Luo people? Of the over 42 ethnic groups that make up Kenya, the Luo are one of the most important. The Luo ethni ...

Who are the Sunnis and the Shiites?.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Since the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, people in the United States have become more curious about Islam and its different sects. About two years ago, a member of the Congressional House Intelligence Committee was asked about the differences between the Shiites and the Sunnis, and he said ...

In Africa, Islam and Christianity Coexist Harmoniously

Sunday, January 20, 2013
There are three religious systems in Africa. Traditional African religions, Islam and Christianity. Before the arrival of Islam and Christianity, majority of Africans practiced traditional African religions, while Christians and Muslims were in the minority. Africa was the first continent into which ...

Who are the Sunnis and the Shiites?

Friday, January 18, 2013
In 622 AD, Mohammed founded the first Islamic State in Medina, a city in Saudi Arabia, north of Mecca. There are two branches of the religion he founded. Sunnis and Shiites. In the Christian world, it is similar to Catholics and Protestants. About 70-90 percent of Muslims are Sunnis, while about 10- ...

The Muslim Brotherhood:Face of Political Islam

Friday, January 18, 2013
Since a Brotherhood candidate, Mohammed Morsi won the last Egyptian presidential elections, the organization has come under increased scrutiny. Most people outside the Arab world do not know whom they are or what they stand for. Since the brotherhood came to power under the Freedom and Justice Party ...

The Igbo people of Nigeria-Jews of Africa?

Thursday, January 17, 2013
In a White House memo dated Tuesday, January 28, 1969 to President Nixon, former Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger describes the Igbos as the wandering Jews of West Africa-gifted, aggressive, westernized, at best envied and resented, but mostly despised by their neighbors in the federation (forei ...

Traditional African Religion Still Very Relevant

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Prior to the advent of Islam and Christianity, most Africans practiced traditional African religion. Christians and Muslims were in the minority. Even after 1900 when Christian and Muslim expansion reached its peak, traditional African religion still maintained relevance. Very much misunderstood, th ...