Miscellaneous

Gifts from Bank

Question: Wanted to ask if u allowed gifts from the bank, they give complimentary gifts coz someone said drinking water at the bank is haram even eating the sweets given by a bank are haram Sometimes they give chocolates juice biscuits & diary because you have an account & you’ve …

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Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Malawi government recently announced that they will be rolling out the AstraZeneca vaccine due to arrive in the country this week. Kindly advise the Islamic view on the vaccine and its permissibility. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi …

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SADAQAH GOATS – SICKNESSES

Question: Assalamu alaikum Please guide on sadka goats. We recently heard that it is bidat. My friend forwarded this link of Mufti Tariq Masud please advise also, what’s the significance of slaughtering black goats or slaughtering on specific days? Jzk Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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English Muslim Names

Question: Assalamu alaikum. I would want to know if when giving names to your child, is/are english names permissible to give to? Names with meanings such as:( Joy, Happiness, Godliness, Blessing and so…..)?? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In …

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Airtel Khethekhethe Bonus

Question: Airtel launched Khethekhethe loyalty program which sees subscribers getting free airtime for any airtime usage. The bonus is used to make Airtel to Airtel phone calls, internet and send SMS’s. “The bonus will be given out once a month for airtime usage of the previous calendar month. Customers do …

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Rat falling in Swimming Pool

Question: A rat fall in our swimming pool today and we got it out alive. What is the Maslah regarding the water total 75,000 liters The pool is 10x5meter n 2-1 meter depth which holds about 75,000 liters of water Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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