RECENT FATAWA

Airtel Money Trust Interest

Question: Txn Id:ER191116.0856.H93855. Dear Customer, you have recieved MK 1412.29 from AIRTEL MONEY TRUST INTEREST. Your available balance is  MK45787.29. Personal account Is the above money termed as ‘interest’ permissible to use? I asked the company and below is their response. From the company; Airtel: It’s interest we are giving …

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Interest based student loan

Question: Assalamu Alaikkum warahma tullahi wabarakatu All praise is due to Allah peace and blessing be upon our beloved Prophet Mohamed. I wanted to enquire on what could be a major issue here in the U.K for many students. As you may be aware that university require funding of £9,250 …

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Father’s responsibility upon their son after marriage

Question: I pray this message finds you in good health. My question is regarding father’s/parents’ responsibilities upon their son after marriage. If the son is working meaning a job under his father’s business, should the father pay the same amount to his son as his salary as he pays his …

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Zakat on Inheritance

Question: As salaam wa alykum. ..referring to fatwa dated….muftisaabs mentions inheritance being a weak debt….hence no zakaat on pending inheritance. …my confusion is…many people are under the assumption that in all cases no zakaat is due on inheritance until distribution …. which in a case where executives have access to …

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Who will receive a more severe punishment?

Question: Assalam wailaikum warahmatullah wabarakatu Who will receive a more severe punishment in the hereafter a) a habitual drinker or b) one who is not a drinker But involved in the sale of alcohol 🍺?  Note 📝 both are from among the ummati Answer: In the Name of Allah, the …

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Travelling from watn Iqamah

Question: I am originally from India but I have come to Malawi in Mangochi. My mother is in India and so are my wife and children. I cannot stay here and haven’t also decided to shift here because of my mother. So basically my want iqamat is Mangochi and want …

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Cross like sign on clothing

Question: Does the above comes into saleeb (cross) hukm? Its printed in a trouser Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, any symbol/sign which has Christian origins and connotations is strictly forbidden. From our understanding, the above is an …

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Islamic ruling on being a vegetarian

Question: Salaam What is the Islamic ruling on being a vegetarian? Is a Muslim allowed to be a vegetarian? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If one is naturally inclined to eating vegetarian dishes or vegetarian dishes agree with one’s …

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Shariah Private Investors Club – Malawi

Question: Is the Shariah Bank here in Malawi permissible? I want to invest money in it. They have given me a form. Attached is the form. Pls advise. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. We have studied the Shariah Private …

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CAR ACCIDENT – THIRD PARTY INSURANCE

Question: We are in business of Products Production and Distribution. We are insured as a Third Party Motor Vehicle on our vans which goes for sales distribution. According to country law, Insurance on vehicle is mandatory. Third Party Insurance works as below: If our vehicle makes an accident and it …

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