ISLAM RELIGION EDUCATION

THE ROLE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ADVANCEMENT OF MUSLIMS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAM IN UGANDA

THE ROLE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ADVANCEMENT OF MUSLIMS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAM IN UGANDA

NAAM started in 1966 to struggle for the advancement of Muslims in Uganda.  It was started by Akbar Odok Nekyon, who was a founder president, sheikh Obedi Kamulegeya, Haji Khamad Muwanga  as secretary general, Abasl as  publicity secretary  and Shaban Nkufu as a chairman. It should be noted that day after day, enemity between UMC …

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COMPARISONS BETWEEN THE JIHADS OF UTHUMAN DANFORDIO AND OTHER JIHADS

COMPARISONS BETWEEN THE JIHADS OF UTHUMAN DANFORDIO AND OTHER JIHADS

DIFFERENCES Sokoto Jihads were largely to do with intellectualism where Uthuman Danfordio, his brother Abdallah and his son Ahmed Bello acted as idealists, historians, writers and thinkers. This was not the case with other Jihads that emphasized warfare and not even any intellectual components.  In Sokoto Jihads after the success of the movement, Uthuman retired …

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IMPORTANCE OF BRIDE PRICE

Importance or significance of bride price

bride price is token of gratitude from which the boy’s family pays to the girl’s family in exchange for marriage. Bride price can be given in material things like cows, goats, clothes, money and many others The following is the importance of the bride price The bride price acts as a certificate of marriage according …

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EFFECTS OF PORTUGUESE ON THE SPREAD OF ISLAM AT THE COAST

EFFECTS OF PORTUGUESE ON THE SPREAD OF ISLAM AT THE COAST

The following were the effects of the Portuguese on the spread of Islam at the east African coast Destruction of towns Destruction of Muslim infrastructures Moral decay Forced Muslims to convert to Christianity Introduced Christianity Expelled Arabs from the coast They were poor and arrogant administrators Destruction of Swahili culture Destruction of trade Introduction of …

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FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SPREAD OF ISLAM TO THE EAST AFRICAN COAST

FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SPREAD OF ISLAM TO THE EAST AFRICAN COAST

By 1500 AD, Islam was the strongest influencing factor at the East African coast. There are many factors that facilitated the introduction and the spread of Islam at the East African coast which include the following:- The Arabs came and settled at the coast, they started trading with the local people at the coast whereby …

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REASONS FOR THE COMING OF THE ARABS TO THE EAST AFRICAN COAST

REASONS FOR THE COMING OF THE ARABS TO THE EAST AFRICAN COAST

The following were the reasons for the coming of Arabs to the coast of East Africa TRADE It is noted that since time in memory there existed commercial relationship between Arabs and the people of E. African coast. At the coast, there existed tradable items like gold, ivory, agricultural parts etc which were got from …

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