By Godfrey Olukya 10-7-2013
Muslims in different African countries have toady started fasting as required in the month of Ramadan
According to Africa Muslims association official, Rajab Kasambala Ramadan is the time when all Muslims tend to take fast every day throughout the whole month and do refrain from doing any activity that is considered ill nurtured.
In Uganda, the minister of information, Rose Namayanja Nsereko has urged all
Ugandans to feel more connected to the almighty God and thus love and respect God
and one another during the month of Ramadan.
She said, ‘Goodwill and generosity toward others should be enhanced as one donates in Charity. And as said by Prophet Muhammad, ‘A man’s wealth is never diminished by charity.’
She said with self control over the body, all Ugandans should develop good speech, good manners and good habits.
‘Lastly with family and common community gatherings, a greater sense of brotherhood and sisterhood should be developed and strengthened.’ she added on.
The period of Ramadan is very essential for Muslims as it all leads to a greater self and connects the people with one another and more over with the creator. May Allah bless you with happiness and grace your homes with warmth and peace’ she concluded.