Does Africa Need a Religious Reformation?

While Africa is rapidly changing and progressing in many ways, Christian and Islamic fundamentalism hold the continent and its people back. Africa’s religious landscape is changing very rapidly, in various ways. These changes include the introduction of new religions and adjustments in the modes of worship as well as the personalities that are revered. Transformations […] Read more

Asia Bibi’s Final Hearing is Tomorrow. Don’t Let Her Be Executed

Tomorrow, Asia Bibi has one final chance to prove her innocence, or be sentenced to death. The world must scream in her defense. Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman accused of blasphemy in 2009, is scheduled for her final appeal against execution on Monday. Bibi was accused of insulting the Prophet Mohammad after a dispute […] Read more

Law, Religion and the Secularisation of Nigeria

Secularism remains a taboo subject in Nigeria, with Christian and Muslim figures each dominating cultural and legal institutions in the country. The African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies recently organised a meeting to explore how law and religion related to human flourishing. Presenters shared insights on the intersections between the various faiths and laws […] Read more