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Uganda Muslims to carry out independent population census

Wednesday December 29, 2010 07:02:28 PM, IINA

Kampala (Uganda): Members of the Muslim community in Uganda have revealed plans of carrying out an independent population census in the near future.

 

Speaking at the Gadhafi mosque in Kampala December 28, the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje said that the unclear statistics about their population has created confusion and affected effective planning for their community.


Mubajje says the latest statistics from the Ugandan Bureau of Statistics indicate a significant decline in the population growth rate of the country's Muslim community.


Mubaje says such figures are meant to depict a wrong picture of the Muslims and deny them a share of the national cake.


He has also challenged all candidates vying for the political positions to consider promoting Islamic values at all levels of leadership.

 

 
 

 

 

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