Malawi Muslims want Prophet Muhammad’s Day national holiday: Eid Miladun-nabi

Muslims in the country wants government to declare  birth of Holy Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be Upon Him) on the third month (Rabiul Awal) of the Islamic lunar calendar a public holiday as it is the case with other 51 countries in the world.

Large processions and a carnival-like atmosphere as Malawi Muslims celebrate Muhammed Day with Ziyara Parade in Blantyre

The Muslims renewed their request on Tuesday during this year’s Ziyarah Parade which marks the birthday of Prophet Muhamma known as Miladun-nabi.

Sheik Mathew Kawinga asked government   President to consider declaring this day a national public holiday for the sake of about five million Muslims in Malawi.

“Muslism should be given more time to pray and trasact their business without being isturbed,” he said.

Thousands of Muslims took to the streets of Blantyre, Malawi’s second largest city and the country’s finance and commerce center, to celebrate the occasion.

Executive director for Al-Traq Qadeia Sunni Association Faizal Aboo also made the request during the previous  Ziyarah Parade .

“Malawi as a democratic country needs to consider us, Muslims, to celebrate this birthday while at home and that those working should be given a full day of celebrations,” said Aboo.

“Those working should be given a full day off for these celebrations,” he added.

MiladunNabi i is a national holiday in Muslim countries.

Government figures suggest that Muslims account for 12 percent of Malawi’s 14 million-strong population, while Muslims puts the number at 36 percent.

Islam is the second largest religion in the country after Christianity.

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Safari
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Safari

GO TO THE COUNTRIES WHERE THEY PROMOTE THIS INNOVATION

Ahmed
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Ahmed

Pepani anzathu ine ndi mwenye ndina samuka ku UK patapita zaka 40
Koma mtima uli ku fuko la Malawi dziko la mtendele
Asalamu ku Malawi akhala kuposa zaka 1000
Aklisitu ngati Dr Livingston adabweletsa mpingo wawo ku chokela ku Scotland ife Asalamu tilibe chifukwa ndi Aklisitu lekani kujedana anzathu
Kodi nzelu zapita kuti

JOK
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JOK

This is insane. I am a Muslim but I can not support this. Whose teachings are these?

mtete
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mtete

I hope our President will just look aside a d do nothing.
Have ever wondered why our Muslim Brothers always want to copy what Christians do? During Holly Week last year our friends hashed some activity as Christians were waiting for Good Friday. Why?
We are now heading for Christmas, a holiday and birth of Christ and they are asking Government for a holiday in honour of Mohammed birth? Isn’t it strange?

Believe you me they will next ask for a holiday to honour Mohammed death, just like Good Friday. Funny!!

Kukada
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Kukada

Mumumva Chakwera tsono paja alibe ma morals. Iye woti adakhalapo mbusa wa Assmblies koma amaombera nyau mmanja. Tsono pofuna kutsangalasa president wake Mia mumumva akunena kuti ine ndikadzatenga boma Muhammad Holiday lololo.

JAFAI
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JAFAI

A SILAMU A SUKUTI AFUNA LAWO TSIKU — AWA A KHAD ALIA AFUNA LAWO TSIKU– A SUNI AFUNA LAWO TSIKU — NDIKUNENA PANO NDILI KUNO KU INDIA KU MUMBAI KUNO ANAZITAYA KULIBE ZIMENEZO — OLO ZA CHIPILALA CHIJA WANTHU ANAMATCHA MMISEWU POWONETSA KUSAKONDWA —

Kholowa
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Kholowa

President wake wakuba, nduna zake zakuba, ma MP akuba, azilaliki ambiri mbava zokhazokha they cannot pray for you until you press a seed, (dipo) achristu otsatilafe kuba ndi chigololo no 1. When you pipo say malawi is achritsian nation do you know what christianity means? If malawi was a christian nation we wouldnt be seeing pipo in poverty like this, pipo starting to death, pipop dying becasuse they cannot afford aspirin what do you mean? Why cant you just shut up? If moslems wants that yes they are malawians they need to be treated the same. Im not moslem but… Read more »

Duncan
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Uzilu bazi

Mangochi Kabwafu
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Mangochi Kabwafu

Kagwereni uko, zopusa basi. Go to Pakistani have your islam holidays. Btw, there are no Christian holidays there. You don’t get any of these silly holidays in the UK, let alone hear anything to do with islam. Lazy Malawians.

mtete
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mtete

Next they will want a holiday on the day Mohammed died

Nkhwele
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Nkhwele

Pepani, Malawi ndi dziko lachikhilisitu, sitimafuna asilamu. Ngati mukufuna holiday, mudziwauza mabwana anu kuti lero mukutenga holidy coz kuli kukondwelera tsikulimene munthu wanthu muhammad anabadwa. Inu mumawauza akhrisitu kumaiko kwanu kwachisilamu kuti asaonetsere kusangalira kwa Christmas, yet mukufuna equal share ya ma events kuno ku Malawi.

KKK
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Who told told that Malawi is a Christian state. Umbuzi basi

chinyau cha ku Nambuma
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chinyau cha ku Nambuma

no one told him its a fact, get used to it

Kkkk
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The first religion to be introduced was islam before Dr David Livingstone came to Malawi, Go back to school you idiot.

Mwiri
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Anakuuza ndani kuti Malawi ndi dziko lachikhirisitu ndichifukwa zinthu mdziko muno sizikuyenda chifukwa chachikhulupiliro chakocho

Hlabezulu Ngonoonda
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Hlabezulu Ngonoonda

It is because of you Muslims. You kill innocent people in the name of your religion. You engage in corrupt and fraud practices. Go to any Indian and Pakistani residing in Malawi, all of them have cut corners to obtain foreign money that has made them rich. Despite committing these crimes, they are not imprisoned since they buy their freedom using money. Go to any prison in Malawi, you will not find Muslims. The creator is angry. Practically and theoretically, Malawi is indeed a Christian country. That is why Muslims from Pakistan flock illegally to this country because they know… Read more »

Shaaah
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Shaaah

Kenako mudzamva boko haram ndi Sharia Law. Anyamata osachedwa kuphulitsa mabomba ngati awa sindinawaone. They can easily relocate to Iran or egypt

Jesus is Alive
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Jesus is Alive

Akulu inu, Yesu ndiye njira. Popanda Yesu palibe chingayende.

Mwiri
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Uyu ndi mbuzidi basi kkk

Kkkk
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Mbuzi yake yopanda mano kkk

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