Is it really important to teach children religion in schools?

Before I got married, I felt it was an important thing for schools to teach children about religion. Since it will remove the burden of parents having to give their wards a religious orientation. Now that I’m married with kids, I feel different now. My four year old daughter attends a circular school and is…

MUSLIMAH SWEEPS 8 AWARDS AT THIS YEAR’S GRADUATION CEREMONY IN UDS

Jimanatu Gomda is a native of Yendi in the northern region of Ghana. She emerged as the overall best female graduating student in the just ended graduation ceremony at the University for Development Studies (UDS) this year. She received the following academic awards: The vice chancellor‘s prize for best student in MBChb The Registrar’s price…

SMILEY FACES UNHAPPY PEOPLE

Its been long since I published something here. I went on a long break but I’m back now. Sorry for the long silence. I’m writing this piece because of the reality of what’s going on in our current lives. The word smile has become a garment we put on just like our clothing. We wear…

YOUNG GIRLS ENCOURAGED TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA WISELY.

The Muslimah Mentorship Network (MMN) over the weekend visited Firdaws Islamic school at Madina, Accra to educate students about the use of social media and how to hold on to ones Muslim identity. Ms. Mariam, the first speaker of the program mentioned that it was okay for young girls to own social media accounts provided…

YOU SOLD YOUR DEEN AND WE BOUGHT IT FROM YOU ||SHORT STORY

After picking groceries in the supermarket, the Niqabi sister stood in the line to pay. After few minutes, her turn came up at the checkout counter. The checkout girl who was non Hijabi Arab Muslim girl started to scan the items of the Niqabi sister one buy one and then she looked at her with…

TIPS TO AVOID CHILDHOOD OBESITY.

Childhood obesity has been on the rise over the past years. Have you ever worried the trend may affect your kids? Here are some useful tips to prevent your kids from becoming obese. Provide Healthy and Nutritious Meals. Make sure you provide your kids with healthy, balanced, low fat meals. Teach them about the importance…

5 MODERN DAY MUSLIM WOMEN TO TAKE AS ROLE MODELS.

I made a post about Muslims not having enough content in the mainstream media sometime ago. In the post, I mentioned that the reason Most Muslims do not have people they can relate to may attract the wrong role models to them.I have done some research about Muslim women doing very well globally and have…

TRENDY EVENTS ||FAST RISING EVENT PLANNING FIRM IN GH

In a crowded space of event planning services in Ghana, Samira Mahmud Issaka wants to stand out by establishing Trendy events. A creative and unique events planning firm that seek to plan and design events to keep up with trending details. Trendy events was inspired by the ability of the CEO to use hands and…