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Sheikh Khalil vows to bring unity among Muslims in Lango

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Musa Khalil, the newly appointed acting Northern regional assistant to the Mufti has vowed to bring unity and more development to Lango. Sheikh Khalil was recently appointed by Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda to replace Sheikh Abdul-Aziz Hussein who was sacked …

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UMSC review commission ready with draft constitution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A commission set up to review the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) constitution has finally handed over a final draft bringing to an end six months of consultations. While the details of the draft were not divulged as they await discussion and approval by …

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Buikwe Muslims decry pork consumption at public gatherings

Buikwe, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim community in Buikwe has raised concern about the practice of roasting and consuming pork at public gatherings within the district. Led by the Kadhi Buikwe Muslim District, Sheikh Saddat Badhola, the Muslims say that they have noted with concern the growing practice, especially …

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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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