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Islamic Movement leader claims harassment at India hospital : returns to Nigeria


The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El Zakzaky is on his way to Nigeria from the Indian hospital where he had gone to receive medical attention.


The spokesperson for the IMN, Ibrahim Musa, said Mr El-Zakzaky began his return journey to Abuja at 5 p.m. Nigerian time.
A video clip posted on Twitter also showed Mr El-Zakzaky explaining that the Indian hospital had agreed to allow him and his wife Zeenat to come back to Nigeria, following a stalemate over the choice of doctors to attend to them and the terms of treatment.

‘Modern-day’ Jesus visits Kenya and South Africa


Over the past weekend to much of this week, the news about a “modern-day Jesus” having visited some African countries have been topping Twitter trends in different countries.


The story has also been covered extensively by local and continental media portals. For some reason social media “forced” a situation that meant the said Jesus was in two countries at the same time.

Archbishop Luke Orombi asks leaders to emulate Irene Gleeson

The retired Anglican Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi has advised Ugandan leaders to emulate the legacy of Irene Gleeson, an Australian Missionary who helped thousands of destitute children in Northern Uganda.

Gleeson settled in Kitgum District in 1991. While there, Irene supported thousands of needy children with free medication, education and food. She reached out to orphans, disadvantaged children and ex-child fighters from Kitgum and neighbouring districts across Acholi sub-region. Irene lost a battle to cancer in July 2013.

Stop calling Bujingo pastor, is a mad man Rev. Canon Mwesigye says

Rev. Canon Aaron Mwesigye, the Director for Religious Affairs in the Office of the president has told Ugandans to stop referring the embattled head of House of Prayers Ministries, Aloysius Bujingo as a pastor.

According to Canon Mwesigye, Bujingo’s conduct doesn’t reflect someone who serves God. Canon Mwesigye, who oversees religious activities in the country, says Bujingo is a madman who needs help.

“It’s very unfortunate for a pastor to behave the way Bujingo does. His behavior demeans the image of pastors in public. He is damaging the reputation of fellow pastors in this country. If you go in public and expose your weakness or sickness, you are either mentally perturbed or someone that should not be regarded as a pastor. People who are calling him a pastor should disregard it and disown him,” he said.

MPs demand gov’t action on embattled pastor Bujingo

Members of Parliament have asked the government to take action against Pastor Aloysius Bujingo for publicly saying he tolerated his wife for over 10 years with haemorrhage.

Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Naggayi Sempala who raised a matter of national importance on Wednesday at Parliament said Bujingo has undermined the values of the country.

Am free and not arrested – Pastor Bujingo

Pastor Bujingo has dismissed reports that circuclated earlier on social media that he has been arrested .

Earlier reports indicated that Pastor Bujingo was arrested and whisked away in a police van however Police spokesperson Enaga has denied the same allegations.

He was allegedly “whisked away in a police van and the prayer grounds have been surrounded by Police and the Military” a report indicated 

Pastor Bujingo arrested , whisked away in a police van

Pastor Bujingo has been arrested today morning as he was preparing to preside over Sunday Service at his church in Makerere Kikoni. Big eye reports.

According to unverified reports  Bujingo was whisked away in a police van.

We will be updating you with more details as they come in.

Forgive me: I was High,” Pastor Bugingo Apologises to Teddy and All Women

Aloysious Bugingo has today officially apologized over his remarks about Wife’s 10 year bleeding challenges.

The women activists had risen up in arms against his degrading remarks. Some had even threatened to carry tonnes of cotton pads to refund his money that he claims he lost during the 10 years.

Mufti Mubaje boosts about regional Kadhis leadership

The Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has bragged about the newly appointed Regional Kadhis, saying they are highly qualified and competent enough to steer Muslim leadership to the next level.

According to Sheikh Mubaje, Muslims have long been undermined because of bad leadership, but this is bound to change with the appointment of competent people in positions of authority.

“If you have been befriending me with the hope of being appointed without qualifications forget it. We can remain friends and eat out food. But no one will be appointed without the right qualifications,” he said.

Philistine refuge of King David said to have been found

Researchers from a joint expedition including the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority, and Macquarie University in Sydney, said they believe they have discovered the biblical city of Ziklag, a Philistine city where a young David sought refuge from King Saul.

The original Philistine settlement at Ziklag dates back to 12th century BCE. The excavation began in 2015 at the Khirbet al-Ra’i site, located between Kiryat Gat and Lachish. It was led by Prof. Yosef Garfinkel, head of the Institute of Archaeology at Hebrew University.

No Muslim PM: ‘Islam is a threat to Western civilisation’


The revelation comes from research by anti-racism group Hope Not Hate who previously revealed nearly half of those members wouldn’t want a Muslim Prime Minister

Most Tory members believe ‘Islam is a threat to Western civilisation’ according to a shocking poll which lays bare the scale of the Islam phobia problem in the party.

Nigerian exorcist T.B. Joshua heals thousands in Israel

When the self-described prophet descended from the stage to bless attendees, placing his hand on their heads, several declared themselves healed from sickness or infirmity.

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian: the hostile regime


U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone.

With tensions running high between the two countries, Trump signed an executive order imposing the sanctions, which U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said would lock billions of dollars more in Iranian assets.

Mufti Menk calls for peaceful living among Muslims in Uganda

 Dr Ismail Ibn Musa Menk, a leading global Islamic scholar and the Zimbabwe Mufti has asked Ugandan Muslims to embrace peace amongst each other.

Menk, who led the Juma prayers the National Mosque at Old Kampala on Friday, said no single Muslim has a right to take the life of another.

Historically, nudity killed few, extremism millions

Ahead of the Tel Aviv Pride Parade, celebrated Israeli author rejected criticism of the event in an interview with the Army Radio.

“As a historian, I can say that nudity has killed very few people throughout history; religious extremism has killed millions. Therefore, let’s solve this problem first, and then I am committed to facing the problem of people who participate in the Pride Parade shirtless,” he said in an interview with Army Radio.

Gay group stirs controversy in Ethiopia over planed religious site visit

A tour company with a mainly gay clientele is facing backlash over plans to visit religious sites in Ethiopia.

Chicago-based Toto Tours organizes sightseeing vacations around the world. It was founded in 1990 primarily catering to all-male, gay clientele but has since expanded to include men and women, regardless of sexual orientation.