By Hussein Mussa The Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) has applauded Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for momentarily pausing his speech in respect of Adhan during the funeral service of President John Pombe Magufuli.
Muslim youths through Muslim Youth Foundation (MYF), a charity foundation has renovated a mosque at Amidu village, Traditional Authority Malili in Lilongwe District.
Some Blantyre-based Muslims on Sunday kicked off a tree planting project with over 300 trees planted at Bangwe Cemetery in Malawi's commercial capital. The project was conceived on the Malawi Muslims Official Website WhatsApp chat group. According to the initiative's Project Manager Yahya Ismael Phiri, the group saw the need to plant trees as they are required when burying their loved ones.
The Ministry of Civic Education and National Unity has extended its gear to collaborate with religious bodies in the fight against Covid 19.
On Friday, Darusunnah foundation handed over a mosque which they have built at M'manga village, Traditional Authority Pemba in Salima District.
In an effort to fight against COVID -19 pandemic in the country, an Islamic organization called An-Nasihah Trust on Saturday, 12th February 2021 donated medical supplies and protective equipment worth Six Million Kwacha to Bwaila Hospital in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe.
Darussunnah Foundation a charity organisation under Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has donated a borehole to Maganga health center in the area of Senior Chief Maganga in Salima District.
Muslims in Malawi have been encouraged to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it comes available in the country. Sheikh Chabulika told the website that there is no harm for Muslims to take the vaccine if it is medically certified to be safe. He said that Islam respects the right to life therefore refusing to take the vaccine that is meant to save lives would be detested.
Muslim youth United raised funds from the well wishes and donors to purchase covid-19 equipment following an SOS sounded by the health authorities at the facility.
One of the prominent sheikhs in the country who also happens to be Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) Spokesperson, Sheikh Dinala Chabulika has described the Civid-19 as a 'biggest war' which requires Muslims to perform Qunut, a supplication offered during prayer at a specific point while standing especially when a naazilah (calamity) befalls.