Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

Latest Badges:

View all Marianita Osegere's badges.

Madrassas do not teach terrorism, says Imaam

30 April 2015, 10:25 Osegere Marianita

Uasin Gishu - Chairman of the Council of Imams and Islamic preaching in the County of Uasin Gishu has dissolved claims that the Muslim religion teaches terrorism.

Abubakhar Bini said that the Islamic Madrasa system only teaches children how to read the Quran and obey Islamic fasting but not terrorist issues.

Speaking to journalists at the County headquarters Tuesday, Bini said that Islam does not allow acts of terror.

"Islamic Madrassa is formed of one system of teaching religion but every teacher has his own different way of teaching," said Bini

Bini added that the government should cooperate with Muslim religious leaders to address the issue of terrorism.

He explained that Muslim leaders are willing to flash out any terror suspect who plans to disrupt peace in the country.

"We are ready to cooperate with security agents to end terrorism in the country," said Bini.

Moreover, Bini added that they were able to apprehend a suspected terrorist recently whom they handed over to the police for investigations.

Read Also: US freezes assets of Garissa attack suspect

Similarly, Rose Kisama, peace ambassador has pleaded to President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto to make efforts to talk to imaams from all counties in order to find a solution for a terrorist Act in the country.

He added that all Muslims are Kenyans and therefore should be protected just like other Kenyans.

"The government should take steps to investigate whether existing resources in the country such as oil are the source of attacks by terrorists," said Kisama.

Albert Githuka, a member of the Peace and Reconciliation group, said that Muslims are willing to work together with the government to identify terrorists.

"Kenyans who are Muslims do not have bad intentions; they want peace for all. They are not terrorists and do not teach terrorism," said Githuka.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!

- MyNews24

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

What To Do If She Has A Boyfriend

20 October 2016, 16:35

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
S Mbinya
What To Do If She Has A Boyfriend

Here are tips to help you get a girl who has a boyfriend: Read more...

Submitted by
George Vodongo
Kalonzo blasts DP Ruto for ‘grabb...

11 Kamba MPs declared their allegiance to Jubilee last month. Read more...

Submitted by
George Vodongo
President Uhuru Kenyatta pardons ...

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday released 7,000 petty offenders to create room in the prisons. Read more...

Submitted by
Ben Wangui
Why Mashujaa Day celebrations wer...

Find out why this year's Mashujaa Day celebrations were held in Machakos. Read more...

Submitted by
S Mbinya
Foods that burn belly fat fast

You can take your best foods and snacks and still be able to get rid of that pot belly. Read more...