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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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Haidh Query

Question: Assalaamu alaikum A woman gets her menses for 10 days. Eg the first day her menses start at the time of zohr so upon the tenth day does she take a ghusal after zohr and prepare for the asr salaah Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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TAX ON INTEREST – MRA

Question: Assalamu Alaikum Banks give interest in our bank accounts, so obviously that amount has to be taken out and given away to the poor. However, there is a tax on that interest. For example, if they give an interest amount of K20,000 , they deduct 20% of the interest …

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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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USING ZAKAT IN PROPERTY AS A WAQF

Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Ramatullahi Wa Barakatuhu Dear Mufti Sahib I Pray that my email reaches you and  You and your family are in good health Ameen, Please may I request a Fatwa for the following 1- is it permissible to invest Zakat Money in Property as a Waqfe to …

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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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