Ismail Kirya, the UYD president says that government is failing to understand the cause of Muslims when they ask for the relaxing of the curfew hours to enable them smoothly exercise all the Ramadan practices.
The Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Ramadhan Mubajje has suspended the district Khadi for Mbarara and two others over the sale of land belonging to the Muslim community. Sheikh Ramadhan Khamis was suspended alongside the Secretary Uganda Muslim Supreme Council UMSC in the district, Yahaya Semugenzi and the treasurer Rashid Famau.
Mutumba, the Public Relations Officer, Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, Sheikh Ssemambo and Sheikh Waiswa were nominated by the joint session in accordance with section 11 2 b of the UMSC constitution, which provides for the nomination of the Mufti and Secretary General.
Joan Kagezi, the lead prosecutor in the trial of suspects of the July 2010 twin bombing in Kampala was shot dead by two men riding a motocycle on Monday evening in Kiwatule. She was due to present the main state witness in the trial of suspects in the bombings of the Ethiopian Village Restaurant and Kyadondo Rugby Club in which 79 people died.
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Muslim councillors have demanded for a prayer room at city hall. The demand was aired during a Tuesday special council meeting chaired by Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago.
Muslims in Masaka today blocked Badru Bbaale, the owner of Smart Shoppers supermarket from attending noon prayers at Masaka Central Mosque accusing him of opening up for business in defiance of a traders strike.