Gambia: Reciting the Qur'an Takes Over the Streets in Ramadan

[Daily Observer]Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar; Muslims worldwide observe this as a month of fasting. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts for 29 or 30 days based on the sighting of the crescent moon, according to numerous accounts compiled in hadith- the narrations of the teachings of the holy prophet Muhammed PBUH.