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Saturday, July 7, 2018

TUJIKUMBUSHE: ZANZIBAR'S COLONIAL GOVERNMENT PARTLY FUNDED THE MAKERERE UNIVERSITY MOSQUE!

H.H. SULTAN OF ZANZIBAR VISITS MAKERERE UNIVERSITY


His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY MOSQUE

His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub, the ninth Sultan of Zanzibar (1879-1960) visited Makerere University on 30th April 1954 as part of his visit to Uganda.

He was keen to visit Makerere University which earlier in 1940 had expanded its admission to include eight Kenyans, thirty-one Tanganyikans and nine Zanzibaris. He was also given a tour of the University Mosque by then Principal of Makerere College (1950-1963) Sir Bernard de Bunsen. Construction of the Mosque was partly funded by the Government of Zanzibar and officially opened by H.H. Crown Prince Abdulla of Zanzibar in May 1948.

Prior to this he had visited the Investure, Government house, where he had met with members of the Colonial administration and other dignitaries.

His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub, Sultan of Zanzibar accompnied by Princess Sayyida Matuka bint Hamud Al-Busaid tour the Makerere University Mosque during the Sultan's visit on 30th April 1954.





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  1. Bi Matuka alikuwa havai ushungi kumbe?

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