News archive for annual islamic festivals and celebrations such as eid ul Adha, Eid ul fitr and Maulid in Ghana.

Chief Imam delegates Eid-ul-Adha Prayer duties amid ageing concerns

Accra: The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu, on Sunday delegated Sheikh Muhammad Munir Dan Alfa, a long-time disciple, to lead the National Eid ul Adha prayers held at

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Eid-ul-Adha 2024: Monday declared public holiday

Accra: The Ghana government has, through the Ministry of Interior, declared Monday, June 17, 2024, as a public holiday to mark the Eid-ul-Adha Muslim festival. The declaration was made in

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Zongo Development Coordinator faces backlash for receiving Israeli Eid gifts

Accra: Ben Abdallah Banda, Coordinator for the Zongo and Inner Cities Development Secretariat, has come under fire for receiving and facilitating the distribution of Eid gifts from the Israeli Embassy

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Bawumia denounces LGBTQ activities

Kumasi: Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana, says he does not support or condone LGBTQ activities in Ghana. He noted that the activities do not find expression in the

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Ghanaians to mark Eid ul Fitr on two seperate days

Accra: Muslims in Ghana are likely to mark the end of the Ramadan fast on two different days this year. Eid-ul-Fitr, a celebration to climax the end of a fasting

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John Mahama promises a two-day Eid-ul-Fitr holiday for Ghanaian Muslims

Former president and flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has pledged to give Muslims in Ghana a two-day holiday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, a festive day to

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Christian MP lays private members bill to extend public holidays for Muslims

Accra: Francis-Xavier Sosu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Madina Constituency, has tabled before the House of Legislature a private member’s bill to amend the law on public holidays in the

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Maulid 2023: Office of National Chief Imam makes U-turn on restricting former President Mahama

Accra: The Office of the National Chief Imam says it has rescinded its decision upon further consultation to restrict the movement of the former president, John Dramani Mahama, at the

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National Chief Imam bans political activities at Maulid Celebration

Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam has expressed worry and called for an end to attempts by political elements to convert the annual Maulid celebration into political campaign grounds.

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We are watchful of MPs against anti-LGBT bill – Sheikh Kamil

He urged Muslim electorates to do away with MPs whose advocacy for LGBTQ would incur the wrath of Allah and would not inure to the spiritual growth of the country.

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