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UMSC: Recall self-study materials over errors in Islam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has asked the Ministry of Education and Sports to recall self-study materials over errors made in the Islamic Religious Education (IRE) and Arabic Content content. Sheikh Juma Bakhit Cucu, the Secretary for Education at UMSC says that the council has …

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Lawyers seek apology from Gen Lokech over anti-Muslim statements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association has asked the Deputy Inspector-General of Police Major General Paul Lokech to apologize over the statements he made linking them to Allied Democratic Forces -ADF. Maj Gen Lokech was quoted saying that those who have been involved in assassinations around …

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Muslims oppose Succession Bill passed by parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Muslim activists are up in arms against the Succession Bill which was passed by parliament on Tuesday saying it disregards the teachings of Islam. The bill seeks to ensure equality and equity in the distribution of the deceased assets. The bill repeals the Succession law …

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Speaker Kadaga eulogizes Muzaata

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has joined other National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders to eulogize fallen Muslim cleric, Nuhu Muzaata. Muzaata breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the International Hospital Kampala on Friday afternoon. Speaking to journalists at the sideline of Museveni’s third campaign …

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Sheikh asks all who Ssebaggala owed to come out now

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Jamil Muwonge, the Kisaasi Muslim Sub County Chief has asked people who the deceased former Kampala Mayor, Nasser Ntege Ssebagala owed or who owed him, to come out before his burial today. Sheik Muwonge said anyone can do this by either paying what …

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Calls for Islamic Banking dominates Eid

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The call to operationalize Islamic Banking dominated Eid al Fitr prayers at Kibuli Mosque on Tuesday. Islamic banking is a system based on the Islamic economic guidelines in as far as the Sharia law is concerned. Under this system, the banks make profits through …

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Facts about Sharia law around the world

Hong Kong, China | AFP |  Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws — including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex — despite a storm of global criticism from rights groups. Although most Muslim nations incorporate elements of sharia law in their legal systems, very few carry …

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