Islam in Africa Throughout History
Brought to us by the Ethiopian scholar Shaykh Muḥammad Amān al-Jāmi,
Islām in Africa Throughout History chronicles three significant phases
of Islām in Africa which helped shape the world. This classic manuscript
begins with the courageous stance of the Abyssinian king an-Najāshi,
which shook Heraclius of Rome, defied the tribes of Makkah while
influencing the kings of Oman, and even softened the hearts of Prophet
Muḥammad’s staunchest adversaries.
The second part recounts two waves of da’wah in Africa: the Arab
merchants and the Ṣūfis, both of which left a lasting imprint upon the
The third part details the scholars who led the revival of the Salafi
da’wah in Africa and advises the students of knowledge about the future
of Islām in Africa.
From Slave to King: An-Najāshi’s Rise to the Throne
An-Najāshi: The First King to Accept Islām
The Prophet’s Letter to An-Najāshi
An-Najāshi’s Letter to the Prophet
Was An-Najāshi a Companion of Prophet Muḥammad?
The Story of How ‘Amr bin al-‘Āṣ Accepted Islām
By Shaykh Muhammad Aman Al-Jami