Tanzania

Your Daily Muslim: Issa Ponda Issa

Your Daily Muslim: Issa Ponda Issa

Some people can’t take rejection well. One night, some of Tanzanian Muslim hate preacher Issa Ponda Issa’s Islamic BFFs went to dormitories where numerous foreign visitors were staying, including two 18-year-old Jewish girls from the UK, Katie Gee and Kirstie Trup. The Muslims weren’t there for missionary work, however – they just wanted to get […]

Your Daily Muslim: Juma Ali Juma (DAILY DOUBLE!)

Your Daily Muslim: Juma Ali Juma (DAILY DOUBLE!)

Juma Ali Juma (not to be confused with Jumanji) is a Tanzanian sheikh whose savage words drew the attention of the international community. Juma, in a speech at his mosque, told his congregation not to cooperate with non-Muslims or engage in their celebrations. Another local Muslim leader, sheikh Salim Barahiyan, had to cover for Juma […]