Omar News

Ilhan Omar in push to end hijab ban in US Congress

Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee who was one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress earlier this month, has joined Democratic leaders in drafting an update to a 181-year-old rule to allow for religious exemptions for headwear like the Muslim hijab, Jewish yarmulkes or Sikh turban.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 19, 2018

Malindi Muslim leader jailed for life after sodomising step-son, paying him KSh 50 Kenya News

- Imam Said Omar was found guilty of sodomising his nine-year-old step-son thrice - He was accused of committing the offence in 2016 - The magistrate said Omar A Malindi Court has jailed a Muslim religious leader for life after finding him guilty of sodimising his step-son.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 16, 2018

Malindi imam jailed for life, fined Sh10 million for sodomising stepson aged nine

Senior Principal Magistrate Sylvia Wewa also fined Ustadh Omar Said Omar Sh10 million for a second count he faced of indecently touching the boy.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 16, 2018

Malindi imam jailed for life for sodomising stepson aged nine

Wewa said Omar betrayed the trust of the child who used to look upon him for care, love, shelter, food and education.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 16, 2018

Police arrest tycoon behind repackaging of expired diapers

- Muktar Rehemtula Omar was arrested and detained at Parklands Police Sation - Police said they would arraign him with three charges of flouting Kenya Bureau of Standards regulations - He is supected to be behind importation of expired diapers worth over KSh 30 million from China - He is accused of removing expiry date marks from the diapers and sticking KEBS mark of quality without approval from agency Police in Nairobi have arrested businessman suspected to be behind importation of expired baby diapers valued at over KSh 30 million.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

Gabon VP takes over as President Bongo remains admitted in Saudi hospital

Bongo has been president since succeeding his father, Omar, who died in 2009.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 15, 2018

Gabon VP takes over cabinet amid President Bongo's illness

Bongo has been president since succeeding his father, Omar, who died in 2009.

Reuters , Africa Nov 15, 2018

John Blaq, Prince Omar and Daddy Andre in a new song Kyoyoya, Watch it here

With 8 years in business, pay TV giant and market leader StarTimes has taken the celebrations closer to their people.

Big Eye , Uganda Nov 14, 2018

Singer Prince Omar and Lydia Jazmine an item?

The singer who has been avoiding love issues and focusing on her career seems to have found the one in fresh blood and fellow singer, Prince Omar Our restless cops recently landed on these two love birds in one of the city’s hangouts, having fun and the chemistry between them with no doubt proved us that there is something more than friendship between them.

Big Eye , Uganda Nov 13, 2018

OMAR: Enrolling and keeping more girls in school a goal worth

Mr Omar is co-founder and Kenya programme director for the Boma Project, responsible for developing and implementing the Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP).

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 12, 2018