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Mubaje worried over individual led religious discrimination

Jinja, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has expressed concern over individual led religious discrimination in the country.  Speaking to journalists after inspecting different Muslim led projects in Jinja district on Friday, Mubaje, says it is unfair for people created by the same God …

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Francis in Arabia, the Muslim-friendly pope

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | When Francis becomes the first pope to visit the Arabian peninsula on Sunday, he takes another important step in his efforts to build bridges with Islam and confirms interreligious dialogue as a keystone of his papacy. In the long, complicated and often bloody …

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Why Muslim profiling could backfire

Why Muslim profiling could backfire Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | It was a nondescript mosque only noticeable because of its makeshift mabati walls in the congested Kisenyi slums, a notorious suburb of Kampala city. But when police raided Usafi Mosque on April 27, allegedly while pursuing a criminal on its …

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Court forces DPP to close the Muslim Clerics case

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene compels prosecution to close its evidence against ninteen treason suspects including a woman who is related to Australian based Cardiologist , Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi. Justice Musene noted that much he has heard evidence of nine witnesses, the State has …

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THIS WEEK: Mbale sheikh dies mysteriously

THIS WEEK: Mbale sheikh dies mysteriously Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fears have spread in Mbale town, an area dominated by Muslims, after Sheikh Issa Wampongo, a teacher at Yusra Primary School, was found dead lying in a stream. Mbale District Police Commander, Steven Ahweera, dismissed reports that Wampongo …

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Court sets trial date for treason case against 20 people

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The High Court has set October 30, 2017 to start hearing a treason case against 20 people accused of plotting to overthrow the Uganda government by force of arms. High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene set the trial date after all the suspects pleaded not …

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THIS WEEK: One Ugandan dies on pilgrimage to Mecca

  Kampala, Uganda | THIS WEEK |  Sheikh Adbdul Busulwa, the chairperson Federation of Hajj Affairs in Uganda on Sept.04 confirmed the death of an 83 year old pilgrim who died in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Hajji Dauda Musoke a resident of Namagoma Wakiso district was found dead in his room. The deceased is …

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Assessors in Muslim terror case ask court to acquit suspects

Kampala,Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The three court assessors in the terror case against 14 people accused of being behind the murder of Muslim Clerics in the country, on Tuesday advised the International Crimes Division Court to acquit them. Amir Umar Sheikh Mohammed Yunus Kamoga and 13 others are in court for …

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