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Uganda court makes Muslims scapegoat

SHAFAQNA - Four members of a Muslim group have been handed life sentences for allegedly taking part in alleged terrorism-related activities. Kampala's High Court jailed Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and three members of his Tabliq sect for life. Two…

Quran Teachers Training Course Concludes in Uganda

SHAFAQNA - A Quran teachers training course in Uganda concluded in a ceremony a few days ago. The course was held by the Iranian Cultural Center in the African country, according to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization…

Uganda: Education Is the Biggest Gap Between Muslims, Christians

SHAFAQNA - Ugandan media has devised ways of getting the most out of readers whenever results of national examinations are released. This year, the most innovative was possibly The New Vision newspaper of Jan. 24. Under the rather ambiguous…

Uganda launches probe into 1979 Muslims massacre

SHAFAQNA - An investigation has been launched into the killings of 67 Muslims in Uganda following the fall of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in 1979. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, who announced the probe, said a team had been set up to “carry…

Uganda: Muslims Ready to Welcome Pope Francis With Open Hands

SHAFAQNA - During his upcoming visit to Uganda, Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with among others, a delegation representing members of the Muslim community in the country. The head of communication and information at the Uganda Muslim Supreme…