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RDC tells Muslims to fully support NRM Govt to get big jobs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Muslims in Uganda should obey NRM government if they want to access key positions in public service, according to Kayunga Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Al-Hajji Nsereko Mutumba. Speaking at a congratulatory party of Hajjat Ahmed Saba, who has been appointed director for human resource …

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Tabliq Muslim sect ready for unity: Sheikh Kamoga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leader of the Tabliq sect Amir Umar Sheikh Mohammed Yunus Kamoga, says they are looking forward to unity as Muslims. During the Eid prayers held on Monday at Nakivubo Blue Playground, Kamoga emphasized the need to stop divisions among the Muslim community. He said …

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Muslims task gov’t on high commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of Muslims across the country on Monday flocked to several mosques and other worship places to celebrate Eid al’fitr. Eid al’fitr is celebrated after the fasting of the holy month of Ramadhan. For two years, there has been a limited number of worshippers following …

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Muslim leaders in Masaka demand release of political prisoners

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Muslim leaders in Masaka district have called for the release of all political prisoners that were arrested during the 2021 election period. Led by Sheikh Sulait Ssentongo, the Deputy Supreme Khadi for the greater Masaka Muslim sub-region, the leaders demand that all political prisoners be freed …

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Mufti urges Muslims to stop dragging each other to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda has asked Muslims to stop dragging each other to court over internal disputes. This was part of the Mufti’s message delivered by Sheikh Ahmad Hamid Wandega, the Kadhi of the Eastern region while closing the First Teso …

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Kibuli Muslim faction to unveil parallel constitution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Mufti Sheikh Muhammad Shaban Galabuzi has slammed the ongoing Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC constitutional review process. Sheikh Galabuzi, who heads the Kibuli based Muslim faction has asked his followers to ignore the calls from the UMSC leadership at Old Kampala to participate in …

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Kagadi Muslims want term limits introduced for Mufti of Uganda

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Muslims in Kagadi district want the Mufti of Uganda, the highest-ranking cleric in the Muslim leadership in the country to serve for two five year terms, saying this will help reduce power struggles. This is one of the proposals that came up during the ongoing …

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LAND: Muslims in Mbarara petition Minister Nabakooba

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim Community in Mbarara has petitioned the Minister of Lands Judith Nabakooba to intervene in a land dispute. The land in question measures 47.8 hectares and is located in Nyamitanga, Mbarara City. It is being currently occupied by more than 3,000 people. Sheikh …

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