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UMSC insists suspended Masaka Kadhi should vacate office

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC has insisted that the embattled Masaka district Kadhi Sheik Buruhane Bagunduse vacates office to pave way for investigations into the allegations leveled against him. The acting UMSC spokesperson Ashiraf Zziwa Muvawala communicated the decision while unveiling Sheikh Badru Wasajja Kiruta as …

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Embattled Masaka district Kadhi declines to vacate office

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The embattled Kadhi of Masaka Muslim district, Sheikh Buruhane Bagunduse has declined to handover office to pave way for investigations into the allegations of incompetence leveled against him, saying his suspension didn’t follow the laid down procedures. It comes a few hours after Sheikh Muhammad …

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Mufti suspends Masaka, Bunyoro Kadhis after successful impeachment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has suspended Sheikh Burhan Bagunduse, the Kadhi Masaka Muslim district and his Bunyoro counterpart, Sheikh Ashiraf Kugonza. In a media statement, Ashiraf Zziwa, the acting public relations officer Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC says the Mufti has appointed …

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Mubaje challenges elite muslims to take up leadership position under UMSC

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Mufti of Uganda Shaban Mubaje has tasked Muslims with the requisite qualifications in Islamic studies to take up leadership positions in his administration.  Addressing mourners at the sendoff of the fallen Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC chairperson, Dr. Abdulkadir Balonde at Wantunda village in Busedde …

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UMSC approves split of Kanungu Muslim community from Rukungiri

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has approved the separation of Kanungu Muslim district from Rukungiri. According to Hajji Ramadhan Mugalu, the UMSC secretary-general and acting secretary for information, the Muslim community requested for autonomy five years ago. Mugalu says that Kanungu Muslim community argued that …

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Health ministry partners with UMSC to intensify health education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of health has partnered with Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC to promote health and disease prevention. Speaking at the National Health Symposium with a delegation of officials from UMSC led by the Mufti Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje at the Health Ministry headquarters, Dr. Tabley Bakyaita, …

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Court dismisses Juma sect property case against UMSC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has dismissed with costs a petition filed by the Registered Trustees of Africa Muslim Community (Juma Sect) in which they sued Uganda Muslim Supreme Council claiming ownership of the land where Nateete town mosque is constructed. On Friday, Justice Jesse Byaruhanga …

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Court to decide on Natete mosque land row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Jesse Byaruhanga Rugyema has set August 14th, 2020 to deliver judgment on a dispute between the Registered Trustees of Africa Muslim Community Juma Sect and Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC over the land hosting Natete mosque. In 2003, Trustees of Africa Muslim Community Juma …

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