November 2020

Al-Othaimeen: Sawt Al-Hikma Center dedicates 2020 to highlighting African OIC Member States’ efforts in combating terrorism and promoting coexistence

The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, affirmed that Sawt Al-Hikma Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has highlighted the crises caused by terrorist groups, such as Boko Haram in the Lake Chad countries, Al-Shabab in Somalia and ISIS in West African countries. It revealed the extent of the threat posed by terrorism and the efforts of the OIC countries in defeating this danger, such as the Benin National Strategy for the Prevention of Violent Extremism, and the efforts of the African Sahel States to stop cross-border terrorism. The Secretary-General added that African ... Read More

October 2020

Togo Seeks a Future Without Terrorism

Togo, located in West Africa, recently implemented international and national measures to end the threat of terrorism for its future generations. The country, in which Muslims make up 20% of the population, hopes that it will be able to continue implementing its development plans to improve its citizens’ lives.

September 2020

Chad’s Youth Promote Peace

Many Muslim and Christian youth associations in Chad formed a network to end conflicts and promote peace, through non-traditional activities, most notably establishing a day of brotherhood between people of different religions and ethnicities.

August 2020

Spreading Tolerance in West Africa

UNESCO launched a workshop for the youth of different religions in West African countries, who comprise half the population. It aims to enhance their ability to spread religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence, in partnership with local religious institutions.

Liberian Muslims Are Demanding a Holiday

A group of Liberian Muslims recently petitioned to the House of Representatives, demanding that Eid al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha be considered official national holidays that would grant them days off. LIBERIA is the one country in West Africa that doesn't adopt Muslim holidays.

February 2020

Terrorism Spreads in 17 African Countries

Ambassador, Dr. Nimira Negm, the African Union Legal Counsel, stated that even though the global terrorism index has shown improvement in 21 African countries during the past few months, this has been accompanied by a deterioration in 17 other countries.

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Islam and Hinduism in Bangladesh

The Sawt Alhikma Center kicks off the Alhikma films campaign with a documentary from Bangladesh about students of an Islamic school in Chittagong who formed a human chain to protect the Hindu temple adjacent to their school from attacks.

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