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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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Police detain 14 in William Street Mosque operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 14 people were arrested in a joint security operation during the takeover of Noor Mosque by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC at William Street in Kampala Central Division on Sunday morning. The operation comprised officers from the Field Force Unit-FFU, Crime Intelligence –CI, …

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‘Police were at William Street Mosque to oversee property handover’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police has explained today’s early morning joint security deployment at William street mosque in Kampala Central Division. A short statement by the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the joint security team deployed to witness the takeover of Muslim Property in Kampala …

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Muslims urged to look out for moon ahead of fasting season

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Yahya Kakungulu, the Director of Sharia Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC has asked muslims countrywide to be on the lookout for the crescent for the commencement of the holy month of Ramadhan. According to Sheikh Yahya Kakungulu, once the moon is sighted on Wednesday night, …

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UMSC set for inauguration of first West Nile Khadi

    Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim  community in West Nile will next month witness the first ever grand inauguration of the regional Khadi Sheik Mahd  Rayhan Mahmud. In his early 40’s, Sheik Mahd was elected by the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC  to head the West Nile Muslim …

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Luweero Kadhi embarks on strengthening accountabilities in schools

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Sheikh Ramadhan Nsanja, the Acting Kadhi Luweero Muslim District has issued guidelines aimed at strengthening accountability and streamlining operations of Muslim founded schools. Under the new guidelines, all Muslim founded and government aided schools are required to open separate accounts for fees collected under the …

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Modern meaning of martyrdom

Hundreds of thousands of Christians once again are making the annual pilgrimage to Namugongo Martyrs Shrines to commemorate the 45 Christian young men (recognized in the spirit of Christian unity or ecumenism as 22 Catholics and 23 Anglicans) who were killed by KabakaMwanga II in 1886. These martyrs are among …

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