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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Number of educated Muslims in Uganda increases


THE number of educated Muslims has increased, according to the third deputy prime minister and minister of information and national guidance.

Hajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja said Muslims “have spent sleepless nights to make sure we arrive where we are today.”

The deputy premier added that many Muslim elites were employed in various institutions, while others had private ventures.

He was on Sunday speaking during a re-union of former students of the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) at the female campus in Kabojja, near Kampala.

The Muslims, said Kivejinja, were moving very fast to fill the holes of illiteracy among their communities and shed off the tag of the “uneducated religion.”

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