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Muslims in Teso asked to join politics

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Teso region Khadi, Sheikh Asuman Muhammed Ocen has asked Muslims in the region to join elective politics. Ocen made the call on Friday while leading Eid Al- Adha prayers at Soroti main mosque. Only 20 Muslims were cleared for prayers as the country maintains …

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Police detain 14 in William Street Mosque operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 14 people were arrested in a joint security operation during the takeover of Noor Mosque by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC at William Street in Kampala Central Division on Sunday morning. The operation comprised officers from the Field Force Unit-FFU, Crime Intelligence –CI, …

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‘Police were at William Street Mosque to oversee property handover’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police has explained today’s early morning joint security deployment at William street mosque in Kampala Central Division. A short statement by the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the joint security team deployed to witness the takeover of Muslim Property in Kampala …

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Eid al-Fitr: Museveni congratulates Muslims

Museveni to Muslims, God is everywhere; pray from home Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has told Muslims in Uganda to pray from their homes as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr this Sunday marking the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. Museveni said that while it will …

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Mufti Mubaje asks muslims to conduct Idd prayers in homes

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has asked the Muslims to conduct Idd Al Fitr Prayers in their homes. Muslims gather at mosques to conduct congregational Idd Al Fitr prayers as they mark the end of the fasting season, Ramadhan.  However, due to …

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Kasese COVID-19 taskforce delivers relief food to muslims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The COVID-19 taskforce in Kasese district has donated relief food items to the Muslim Community to facilitate them during the holy month of Ramadhan. Kasese district has over 115,000 Muslim believers. The items donated on Friday included; 500 Kgs of rice, 500 kg of …

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IGP rallies muslims to observe COVID-19 guidelines during Ramadhan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Martin Okoth Ochola has called on all Muslims to continue strictly observing the 35 guidelines issued by the government on limiting the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) even during the month of Ramadhan. Muslims across the world will …

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Muslims urged to look out for moon ahead of fasting season

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Yahya Kakungulu, the Director of Sharia Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC has asked muslims countrywide to be on the lookout for the crescent for the commencement of the holy month of Ramadhan. According to Sheikh Yahya Kakungulu, once the moon is sighted on Wednesday night, …

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