Sunday, January 24We Break the News

Tag: Muslims

WORLD: Moslems celebrate the 2020 Idd-ul-Adha

WORLD: Moslems celebrate the 2020 Idd-ul-Adha

INTERNATIONAL
Muslims worldwide are celebrating Idd-ul-Adha today. Falling on the 10th day of the holy month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, coincides with the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca.Idd-ul-Adha is marked with animal sacrifice honours Prophet Ibrahim’s unrivalled devotion to the faith and willingness to sacrifice his only son Ismail at Allah’s behest. To the Muslims around, this was a supreme test of faith.This year’s Idd however, comes at a time when the world is at war with a deadly pandemic. In Uganda, Mosques as well as churches have remained closed since March as part of the Covid-19 guidelines. There are also strict restrictions on public gatherings as part of the government social distancing measures. Muslim leaders across the country ...
AFRICA: Muslims across Africa observe the 2020 EID.

AFRICA: Muslims across Africa observe the 2020 EID.

AFRICA
Muslims across East and West Africa are celebrating the post-Ramadan fete of Eid-ul-Fitr today (Saturday, May 23) despite a majority of Muslims nations observing the 30th day of fasting ahead of Eid on Sunday. In Somalia, Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowment, Sheikh Nur Mohamed Hassan announced today’s Eid late Friday after eight people came forward testifying they have sighted the new moon in the vicinities of Mogadishu, the capital. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo also posted a video on Twitter congratulating Somalis at home and abroad on the completion of Ramadan. Reports say some Muslims in Ethiopia and Kenya are also observing festivities. Across much of Muslim dominated West Africa, authorities officially declared today as Eid-ul-Fitr: from Niger to Senegal, Mal...
UGANDA: Muslims in Busoga region urged to unite for easy prosperity and development.

UGANDA: Muslims in Busoga region urged to unite for easy prosperity and development.

AFRICA, UGANDA
The Social Humanitarian Aid Delivery Uganda (SHADU) has donated eight incubation machines to the eight Muslim counties (Twales) of Jinja Muslim District. The machines were handed over to the respective county Sheikhs by the Regional Kadhi Busoga Muslim Region Dr. Muhammad Bowa, during a ceremony held at Wakitaka Mosque in Butembe Central Twale – Jinja Muslim District. In his remarks at the ceremony, Dr. Bowa who was the guest of honour, lauded the management of SHADU for responding to Uganda Muslim Supreme Council’s call for unity and development. He said Busoga is now enjoying such developments because of the muslim unity that exists in the region. “Development is possible when there is unity. We have received these machines because of the unity that we have demonst...