On 19 January 1824, one of the earliest Muslims in America, Yarrow Mamout, died in Georgetown Virginia.
He was enslaved in West Africa and brought to Maryland in the late 1700s. He eventually received his freedom in 1796 and went on to live, as a Muslim, in Washington DC until he died.
The United States is using the guise of the Ebola virus outbreak to expand its intervention in Africa, a civil rights activist and journalist in Detroit says.
Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting on the Pentagon’s decision to isolate and quarantine US soldiers returning from West Africa.
Two US states — New Jersey and New York — have already ordered a mandatory 21-day quarantine for medics who have treated Ebola patients in West Africa, where the epidemic has already killed about 5,000 people.
We all heard many times. it is on the radio, TV and Newspaper 24/ so that you better don’t forget. Ebola Ebola Ebola, and then when a pop singer like Chris Brown voices his opinion he becomes the genius of the century. In 50 years Africa is going to be the continent with the biggest population just making this connection one will understand the bigger picture. UN predicted 10 thousand deaths every week ????
Latest figure put at 4,033 as UN special envoy calls for greater resources and effort to battle epidemic in West Africa.
More than 4,000 people have died in the Ebola epidemic that broke out in West Africa at the start of the year, according to the latest figures released by the World Health Organisation.
The WHO said on Friday that as of October 8, 4,033 people have died of Ebola out of a total of 8,399 registered cases in seven countries. The last toll put the figures at 3,865 dead from 8,033 cases.
Thomas Eric Duncan is the first confirmed Ebola victim in the US. Duncan arrived in the US from Liberia on the 20th of September. The hospital sent him home when he said he felt sick on the 26th. Two days later he was admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with Ebola. Between those two days, he was contagious. A team of Federal Ebola experts arrived in Dallas, Texas to help control the situation. The Dallas County Health Department says they’re already closely monitoring a second suspected patient. Over 3,000 people have died from Ebola in West Africa. How well will the US respond to the global epidemic on its home turf?
By: Abdullah Hakim Quick
“Why has the world taken so long to react to the Ebola plague that is spreading in West Africa? And Muslms don’t you realize that there are millions of Muslims in this region in desperate need of our assistance? Try to do something even make a sincere dua (prayer) that Almighty Allah will lift this evil from these lands and bring security, peace and rain!!!”
“Here are some of the beautiful Muslim children that I interacted with in Freetown, Sierra Leone just a few years ago. ” Oh Allah please hear our Dua.”
Abdul Azeem Mc Calla, born and brought up in the beautiful island of Jamaica, is a Muslim revert whose life took a dramatic turn after experiencing the most frightening dream of his life. Mc Calla is a loving husband, father of two, and an ex-army officer and entrepreneur who presently lives in the northern Nigerian ancient city of Kano, in west Africa.