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MUSLIMS CHALLENGED ON PURITY AS RAMATHAN ENDS

BY CHRIS OPIRA AND SHAKIRA NAMATENDE

Wakiso - As the month of Ramathan draws to an end, Muslims have been challenged to pray to Almighty Allah and ask for forgiveness as they struggle to keep their purity.

Uganda’s former Ambassador in Saudi Arabia Ambassador Sheikh Ahmad Ssenyomo made the remark during the breaking of the fast dinner and Dua prayers organized by city Property dealer Hajji Kamulegeya Abdul Rateef in Kira Wakiso District.

Ambassador Sheikh Ahmad Ssenyomo said Muslims need to insist on Prayers to keep before God, who grants forgiveness. Byte Amb Sennyomo

Ambassador Ssenyomo also challenged parents to take up responsibilities of grooming their children in proper manners, and good Islamic teachings.

He gave reference to the days of the 5th Khalifah Umar bin Abdul Aziz whose children were left with very minimal wealth but were able to work towards development of their religion. Byte Amb Sennyomo

The President General of Muhibiina and Chairman of Tariika Mutahabuuna Fi Llah East and Central Africa Sheikh Sulaiman Ali Mundu cautioned the believers against forgetting the importance of the Holly Month, neglecting the teachings of the Prophet.

He challenged youth to actively get involved in Muslim activities of course not forgetting that the days for the elders are edging. Byte- Sheikh Sulaiman Ali Mundu

The Imam Masjid Taibah Sheik Sulaiman Guggwa challenged believers to give offertory and share iftar with the disadvantaged believers going by the teachings of Islam. BYTE- Sheik Sulaiman Guggwa

Ramathan is the forth pillar of the Islamic Calendar where believer are purified after the period.

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MOBILE BANKING TAKEN TO ANOTHER LEVEL

Kampala – Local Telecom Company MTN in partnership with Commercial Bank of Africa has initiated a savings and credit service facility intended towards enhancing financial inclusion.

East Africa is projected to be the fastest growing region in Africa financially

SUPREME MUFTI PLEDGES ON NAKASERO, WILLIAM STREET WRANGLES

MPIGI – Supreme Mufti Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has promised to deliver a lasting solution on the two controversial mosques of Nakasero and William Street in Kampala. Launching a Mosque in Nkozi, Mpigi district, Sheikh Kasule Ndirangwa said they have a team that is engaged in deliberating on issues concerning the two Kampala based mosques that have caused sharp divisions among Islam as a religion.

INJURED TV JOURNALIST SUES ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR COMPENSATION

Court: Andrew Lwanga, a local television journalist who was allegedly assaulted by suspended DPC of Old Kampala police station Joram Mwesigye sues the Attorney General ,seeking for unspecified amounts of money in compensation.

Lwanga in his suit he filed before the High Court, contends that following

BESIGYE PROCESSION AS POLICE BEAT UP SUPPORTERS

After Dr Kiiza Besigye was released by the High court Judge, the police led him in a procession to his residence in Kasangati.

He was not allowed to go through the city centre instead he was diverted to go through

PWD's DEMAND FOR FAIR JOB COMPETITION

Kampala - The association of the disabled persons in Uganda have cried out to the employers and the Government institute fair employment competition at work places for the disabled to prove their worth.

Mbabazi: Uganda’s Debt Written Off

Kampala - The Go Forward Presidential hopeful John Patrick Amama Mbabazi says the outstanding debts owed to the Ugandan government was waived off through the Epic program.

HENRY KAJURA OUT

1st Deputy Premier and Public Service Minister Henry Kajura

Attorney General Ruhindi Fred…is also trailing in Nakawa.

Minister Vicent Nyanzi loses

KAZINDA SENTENCED FURTHER

By UTN Reporter

Kampala –The anti Corruption Court sitting in Kololo has found the former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister Geoffrey Kazinda, guilty of syndicate corruption.

UPDF DEPLOYS IN HOIMA FOREST RESERVES

By UTN Reporter

Hoima - The Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) has heavily deployed armed men in several forest reserves Hoima, Kibale and other districts in Bunyoro Kingdom. The reserves that are under intense army deployment include Bugoma Central Reserve, Kagombe Forest Reserve, Kanaga and Gurama forests reserves all in Kibale District.