Uganda Marks Eid-el-Fitri

The Uganda Muslim community has started celebrations for Eid-El-Fitri with thousands heading to Mosques for prayers.

This followed an announcement by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) Director of Sharia Sheikh Hussein Rajab Kakooza informing all Muslims in Uganda that the Moon had been sighted on Sunday.

“This means that Eid-El-Fitri will be observed Monday 28th July 2014. Sheikh Hussein Rajab Kakooza congratulates all Muslims upon fasting and completing the Holy month of Ramadhan, buy information pills page ” reads part of a statement from UMSC.

“He also wishes all Muslims a happy Eid-El-Fitri and urges them to celebrate in line with the Islamic teachings.”

Kakooza also appealed “to all those who fasted to pay Zakatul-Fitri before t

Eid prayers and to fast the six days of Shawwal.”

Eid-El-Fitri marked the ends of Ramadhan – a month of fasting, malady spiritual reflection, personal renewal, and ritual practice.

During the holy month, Muslims were urged to fast from dawn until dusk, intensify the Holy Qur’an recitation, pray Taraweh, observe late night prayers and give to charity.


The Muslim community was also encouraged to avoid bad habits or deeds like slander, fornication, drug abuse, stealing and many others as stipulated in the Holy Qur’an.

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