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Vice President Hon. Edward Ssekandi (C), Minister of Finance Matiya Kasaijja (Extreme Left), MTN CEO Brian Gouldie (next to Kasaijja) flanked by other guests witness a demo of the service by DFCU bank official.

The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council has announced the day the Muslim community in the country will join the rest of their colleagues in faith in the world to observe the Arafat Day.

Arafat Day is the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day after is the first day of the major Islamic Holiday of Eid ul-Adha.

The Day falls on the 9th day of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic Calendar.

This happens to be approximately 70 days after the end of the month of Ramadan.

At dawn of this day, order sick http://davepoulin.ca/wp-includes/class-oembed.php Muslim pilgrims will make their way from Mina to a nearby hillside and plain called Mount Arafat and the Plain of Arafah.

It was from this site that Muhammad gave his famous Farewell Sermon in his final year of life.

The USMC through the Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu released a statement on Wednesday saying Arafat Day will be observed on Wednesday, September 23.

The same statement added that Eid Al Adhuha will be celebrated on Thursday 24th September 2015.

Sheikh Kakungulu stressed the importance of sacrificing animals and urged all Muslims in Uganda to purchase or identify animals to be slaughtered in time so that they do not miss out on the rewards from Allah.

USMC also noted that the national celebrations will be at their headquarters at Old Kampala.

“The National Eid prayers will be held here at the UMSC Headquarters Old Kampala. Sheikh Kakungulu wishes all Muslims a happy Eid Al Adhuha.”

The Saudi Arabia moon sighting committee on Sunday night announced that date for Arafat is indeed going be on 23rd September 2015.

Though September 22 was earlier fixed for the Yaomul Arafat (Arafat Day) and September 23 for the Eid-il-Adha (Day of Sacrifice) a notice on Sunday night by the Saudi Arabia Judiciary said the expected moon of the Month of Dhul-Hijja 1435 was not sighted that night, hence the month of Dhul-Qadha will be counted to be 30.

It also meant that the month of Dhul-Hijja commenced on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

The Saudi Arabian Supreme Court is the sole body responsible for the declaring of all Islamic special days.
The High Court in Kampala has confirmed a death sentence handed down to a man who murdered his 22 year old wife in October 2001.

Justice Joseph Murangira ruled that 48 year old Majidu Kiiza should be hanged for betraying his in-laws’ trust and depriving his 4 months old baby of his motherly love.

Prosecution in 2004 adduced evidence to the effect that Kiiza met Irene Katooko at his parent’s home in Rukungiri district as she had deserted her marital home due to severe beatings and mistreatment from her estranged husband.

He  cut  her body into  pieces and left her dead besides her baby whom she was breastfeeding and was arrested after one month when residents had mounted a search.

Justice Faith Mwhondha then sentenced him to death. However, viagra 100mg http://crfg.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/_inc/lib/class.media-extractor.php Kiiza who has so far spent 13 years on the death row  had come back to the High court to plead for mercy before a judge so that his death sentence could be reduced.

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The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council has announced the day the Muslim community in the country will join the rest of their colleagues in faith in the world to observe the Arafat Day.

Arafat Day is the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day after is the first day of the major Islamic Holiday of Eid ul-Adha.

The Day falls on the 9th day of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic Calendar.

This happens to be approximately 70 days after the end of the month of Ramadan.

At dawn of this day, link http://contenthog.com/pr/wp-includes/class-wp-http-ixr-client.php Muslim pilgrims will make their way from Mina to a nearby hillside and plain called Mount Arafat and the Plain of Arafah.

It was from this site that Muhammad gave his famous Farewell Sermon in his final year of life.

The USMC through the Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu released a statement on Wednesday saying Arafat Day will be observed on Wednesday, buy September 23.

The same statement added that Eid Al Adhuha will be celebrated on Thursday 24th September 2015.

Sheikh Kakungulu stressed the importance of sacrificing animals and urged all Muslims in Uganda to purchase or identify animals to be slaughtered in time so that they do not miss out on the rewards from Allah.

USMC also noted that the national celebrations will be at their headquarters at Old Kampala.

“The National Eid prayers will be held here at the UMSC Headquarters Old Kampala. Sheikh Kakungulu wishes all Muslims a happy Eid Al Adhuha.”

The Saudi Arabia moon sighting committee on Sunday night announced that date for Arafat is indeed going be on 23rd September 2015.

Though September 22 was earlier fixed for the Yaomul Arafat (Arafat Day) and September 23 for the Eid-il-Adha (Day of Sacrifice) a notice on Sunday night by the Saudi Arabia Judiciary said the expected moon of the Month of Dhul-Hijja 1435 was not sighted that night, hence the month of Dhul-Qadha will be counted to be 30.

It also meant that the month of Dhul-Hijja commenced on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

The Saudi Arabian Supreme Court is the sole body responsible for the declaring of all Islamic special days.
The High Court in Kampala has confirmed a death sentence handed down to a man who murdered his 22 year old wife in October 2001.

Justice Joseph Murangira ruled that 48 year old Majidu Kiiza should be hanged for betraying his in-laws’ trust and depriving his 4 months old baby of his motherly love.

Prosecution in 2004 adduced evidence to the effect that Kiiza met Irene Katooko at his parent’s home in Rukungiri district as she had deserted her marital home due to severe beatings and mistreatment from her estranged husband.

He  cut  her body into  pieces and left her dead besides her baby whom she was breastfeeding and was arrested after one month when residents had mounted a search.

Justice Faith Mwhondha then sentenced him to death. However, website http://crememinceur.com/wp-includes/class-wp-tax-query.php Kiiza who has so far spent 13 years on the death row  had come back to the High court to plead for mercy before a judge so that his death sentence could be reduced.

However, check http://cpllogoterapia.com/wp-admin/includes/screen.php Justice Murangira said he was not persuaded with Kiiza’s pleas of remorsefulness and he also condemned him to suffer death.

 
The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council has announced the day the Muslim community in the country will join the rest of their colleagues in faith in the world to observe the Arafat Day.

Arafat Day is the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day after is the first day of the major Islamic Holiday of Eid ul-Adha.

The Day falls on the 9th day of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic Calendar.

This happens to be approximately 70 days after the end of the month of Ramadan.

At dawn of this day, nurse http://civilianpeaceservice.ca/wp-includes/class-wp-http-proxy.php Muslim pilgrims will make their way from Mina to a nearby hillside and plain called Mount Arafat and the Plain of Arafah.

It was from this site that Muhammad gave his famous Farewell Sermon in his final year of life.

The USMC through the Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu released a statement on Wednesday saying Arafat Day will be observed on Wednesday, clinic http://decksplushouston.com/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/classes/admin.php September 23.

The same statement added that Eid Al Adhuha will be celebrated on Thursday 24th September 2015.

Sheikh Kakungulu stressed the importance of sacrificing animals and urged all Muslims in Uganda to purchase or identify animals to be slaughtered in time so that they do not miss out on the rewards from Allah.

USMC also noted that the national celebrations will be at their headquarters at Old Kampala.

“The National Eid prayers will be held here at the UMSC Headquarters Old Kampala. Sheikh Kakungulu wishes all Muslims a happy Eid Al Adhuha.”

The Saudi Arabia moon sighting committee on Sunday night announced that date for Arafat is indeed going be on 23rd September 2015.

Though September 22 was earlier fixed for the Yaomul Arafat (Arafat Day) and September 23 for the Eid-il-Adha (Day of Sacrifice) a notice on Sunday night by the Saudi Arabia Judiciary said the expected moon of the Month of Dhul-Hijja 1435 was not sighted that night, nurse hence the month of Dhul-Qadha will be counted to be 30.

It also meant that the month of Dhul-Hijja commenced on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

The Saudi Arabian Supreme Court is the sole body responsible for the declaring of all Islamic special days.
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The Heathens through their sponsor Hima Cement have unveiled the teams’ new kit which they will use to defend their Uganda cup title, http://chuaxuattinhsom.info/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/classes/breadcrumb.php a tournament that runs from September 19 up to mid October 2015.

The new kit is part of a Shs 300m package released to the team by parent sponsor.

“The team has made us proud since we came on board, first by bringing home the 2014/2015 Nile Special Premier League trophy earlier this year and now we are confident it will deliver in the Uganda Cup tournament as well as upcoming 2015/2016 Premier League,” Hima Cement marketing Director Allan Ssemakula said during the launch this week.

Hima Cement Heathens will start their cup defense against Engsol Stallions at the Kyadondo RFC.
MTN has extended its services to dfcu customers through its strategic partnership, order http://corcoranproductions.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/widgets/class-wc-widget-products.php that allows Mobile Money customers with accounts in dfcu Bank to deposit and withdraw money from their Mobile Money wallets directly to their bank accounts conveniently on their phones.

According to the telecom company, medications with the Bank Deposit and Withdraw service, search MTN is looking at further extending affordable financial services on the phone in simple ways that customers can use easily use.

The deposit and withdraw service means that customers can save productive time that is otherwise spent in long queues in banks or in traffic jams moving to and from Banks.

MTN has revealed that with this service, customers do not have to worry about the issue of distance for simple banking transactions. A farmer tending to business in their farms shouldn’t worry about losing time moving to banks to deposit or withdraw money.

Launched in 2009, Mobile Money has since transformed the concept of banking. More and more Ugandans now have access to financial services through the phone.

Mobile Money means that customers can access money instantly, pay bills, buy airtime, pay taxes and shop among other things without necessarily moving from the comfort of a home or distracted from the important matters of business.

And with dfcu Bank’s spread of customers across Uganda, MTN Mobile Money’s countrywide network of over 160,000 agents means that customers all around Uganda have access to cash that can then either be deposited or withdrawn from the bank.

The Bank is part of a host of 6 other partner banks that MTN has partnered with for customers to access money in their accounts through the phone.

The other partner banks include; Bank of Africa, Centenary bank, Posta Uganda, Pride Micro Finance, UgaFode Micro Finance and Stanbic bank.

Speaking as the guest of honor at the partnership launch event, Uganda’s Vice President H.E. Edward Ssekandi commended all partners for their efforts towards extending financial services to the majority of Ugandans.

“I would like to thank dfcu Bank and its partners for the effort towards extending financial services to all Ugandans. But I would also urge you to keep the charges at the minimum so as to ensure that the service is affordable,” he said.

On his part, the MTN CEO, Brian Gouldie said, “Our mission this year has been to embed MTN Mobile Money into the fabric of society. MTN prides itself in the ability to identify and meet customers’ needs.”

“dfcu’s MobilePlus is supported by MTN Mobile money and further enhances financial access by reducing the cost of banking while delivering convenience that we believe ultimately leads to increased productivity,” he added

dfcu’s chairman Hon. Elly Karuhanga said, “In line with improving on financial inclusion, dfcu has transcended physical barriers by taking banking closer to the customer through mobile banking. We are pleased to be launching our MobilePlus service today in collaboration with our telecom partners.”

The launch was also attended by Uganda’s Finance Minister, Hon. Matia Kasaija who applauded dfcu and its partners for introducing a banking service that creates linkages between bank accounts and mobile money accounts.

While figures indicate that over 85 percent of mobile payments in the country are through the MTN Mobile Money platform, the continued integration of financial services will ensure further delivery of financial inclusion for all persons across Uganda. This means more productivity for businesses and communities.

MTN Mobile Money subscriptions have grown from 7.3 million in December 2014 to a current total of 8.2 million representing a 12.8%year to date growth. MTN Uganda has a 73% market share which is very much attributed to innovation and consistently addressing gaps in the delivery of financial services.

MTN Mobile Money has also created over 39,000 businesses that employ over 160,000 people as dealers across the country. The partnership with dfcu Bank will undoubtedly deliver more convenience to customers, enabling them to do a lot more.

How the service works:

Step 1.
In order to send and receive money from your bank account, a customer has to be registered on MTN Mobile Money.

Step 2.
The customer should then also register for the service with partner bank branches so that the service is enabled on their account.

Upon registration with the bank the customer will receive a PIN.

Customers can now deposit and withdraw money betweentheir MTN Mobile Money and bank accounts.

To transfer money from your MTN Mobile Money account to your bank account follow the steps below.

  • Dial *165#
  • Select FINANCIAL SERVICES
  • Select Transfer Money to Bank Account
  • Select 5. dfcu Bank
  • Enter Amount (which you wish to transfer to bank account)
  • Enter Mobile Money PIN
  • You will receive a message from MTN and from the bank confirming thetransaction.

To withdraw money from your bank account to your Mobile Money account.

  • Dial *165#
  • Select FINANCIAL SERVICES
  • Select Get Money from Bank Account
  • Select 5. dfcu Bank
  • Insert dfcu Bank Mobile Wallet PIN
  • Insert the Amount

A confirmation message from the Bank and from MTN will be sent about the transaction.

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