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UMSC appoints new Officials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) National Management Committee, in its weekly meeting under the stewardship of His Eminence Sheikh Mohammad Ali Waiswa, the Deputy Mufti of Uganda, appointed Haj Ali Juma Ngobi as Secretary for Finance & Planning an economist and Kagiiko Imam Shaffi, …

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UMSC seeks to reclaim Mariam High School

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has asserted a claim over the ownership of Mariam High School, a private girls-only secondary school located in the Kisota zone, Kisaasi in Kampala. The school in question is one of those that have been selected and approved …

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Sheikh Ssemambo suspened for violating UMSC constitution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The joint session of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC), has suspended Sheikh Abdallah Ssemambo. The suspension is based on allegations of him violating the council’s constitution and displaying inappropriate behaviour. The joint session, one of the council’s top organs brings together the National Executive Committee …

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UMSC National Chairman suspends Deputy Mufti Ssemambo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) National Chairperson has suspended Deputy Mufti Sheikh Abdallah Ssemambo following a petition endorsed by 15 members of the national executive committee. The suspension, effective immediately, requires Ssemambo to receive only half his salary until the impeachment process concludes. “Be …

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Court blocks Sheikh Ssemambo from further acting as Mufti

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The court has halted further implementation of resolutions made in a General Assembly of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council that resulted in the appointment of Sheikh Abdallah Ssemambo as the acting Mufti of Uganda. The acting Principal Judge Lady Justice Alexandra Nkonge issued the directive …

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UMSC asks Principal Judge to review High Court orders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC has asked the Acting Principal Judge Alexandra Nkonge to overturn the decision made by Jinja High Court on December 12, 2023. This decision sanctioned a special General Assembly that resulted in the appointment of Sheikh Abudallah Ssemambo as the …

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UMSC secures court order restraining ‘Mufti’ Ssemambo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has obtained a court order halting the enforcement of previous directives issued by Justice Faridah Shamilah Bukirwa Ntambi in regard to managment of the religious body. Justice Dr. Winfred N. Nabisinde issued the restraining order on Monday, December 18. …

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Is Mubaje still Mufti of Uganda?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A court order granting authority to Babirye Yudaya, Burhan Namanya, and Hussein Simbwa to organize a special session of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council ( UMSC) General Assembly, has resulted in the group saying they have electing a new Mufti, Sheikh Abdallah Ssemambo, supposedly to replace Shiekh Shaban Ramadhan …

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Bailiffs: Gaddafi National Mosque not for sale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) property atop Old Kampala Hill including Gaddafi National Mosque, previously on the brink of an auction due to debt exceeding sh18 billion owed to businessman Justus Kyabahwa, has been excluded from the list of assets set for sale. …

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UMSC general assembly suspends vocal delegates for alleged misconduct

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) General Assembly, has suspended six delegates for alleged misconduct. The decision was taken at the UMSC Annual General Meeting at the Old Kampala National Mosque. The new UMSC Secretary-General Hajji Abbas Sekyanzi Muluubya identified the suspended delegates as …

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