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Ramadhan: Mufti asks Govt to subsidize commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda has asked the government to consider subsidizing commodity prices.  According to the Mufti, many Ugandans are currently unable to afford basic commodities such as soap, bar soap, sugar, salt and cooking oil because of hiked prices. …

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Busia muslims advised to wear tunics, veils during Tarawehe prayers

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Sheikh Jamir Juma Obandio, the Busia district Kadhi has advised Muslims to always wear their tunics and veils when and after performing Tarawehe prayers for consideration by security personals. Muslims started the holy month of Ramadhan as one of the pillars in the Islam faith …

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Airtel unveils special Ramadhan voice, data bundles

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge  |  Airtel Uganda has today (April 13) launched exciting data and voice bundles aimed at supporting the Muslim community during this holy month of Ramadhan. While addressing the media in Kampala, the company’s Head of Data, Devices and New Product Development, Joweria Nabakka Zziwa said the …

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Farm and fast this Ramadhan -Teso muslims told

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  As Muslims start the holy month of Ramadhan today, the Muslim community in Teso sub region has been asked to spare some time for farming as they conduct prayer and fasting. Ramadhan is the ninth and holiest month of the Islamic calendar observed by Muslims …

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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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Kadaga donates Iftar hampers to Muslim groups

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has donated Iftar food hampers to various Muslim groups including parliamentary staff, police officers, journalists and clerics among others. The hampers comprise five kilogrammes of rice and maize flour respectively, three litres of cooking oil, two packets of …

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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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Uganda Prisons allows donating food to fasting inmates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Prisons Service has allowed individuals and companies who wish to donate food items to fasting inmates to go ahead and do so. Speaking at the daily security briefing at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala on Thursday, Frank Baine, the spokesperson of …

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