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The Ummah 10 | Blog

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With the launch of the new site, we decided to look back at the top 10 posts on the site thus far… Posts have been ranked by view count.


10. Will you love me by Latifa Mbarak / 5 essentials for success in Kenya by Sh. Said Rageah (tie)

Propping the top ten is a tie between the highest ranked poetry, Latifa’s moving poetic masterpiece Will you love me? and the highest ranked audio clip in the site’s history, the must-listen 5 essentials for success in Kenya by Sheikh Said Rageah.

9. The Driver’s Seat by Mufida Said

Next on the list is Mufida’s emphatic debut article, The Driver’s Seat. In it she explains how important it is to take control of your life, while also sharing the tale of how she conquered Mombasa!

8. Ahmad Nassir by Nagib Bhalo

Number eight on the list is occupied by the Ahmed Bhalo’s brilliant biographical piece on Mzee Ahmed Nassir, the celebrated poet.

7. What are you living for? by Mufida Said

Another typically insightful piece, What are you living for? covers Mandela’s life from an angle that everyone, Muslims especially, can take lessons from.

6. Takaful Insurance makes history by the Ummah Team

This was a story that ummah.co.ke was one of the first in the world to break, covering the innovative work by Takaful Insurance.

5. Lessons I learned from my 5 year old by Mufida Said

Arguably the best of Mufida’s brilliant articles and certainly my favourite of hers, Lessons I learned from my 5 year old showed that we can all learn from those who “know less” than us. Especially when they have the unguarded wisdom of a 5 year old…

4. Why the rush? by Mufida Said

Mufida was at it again with Why the rush? By “it” I mean deep insights offering practical advice on becoming a better person. In this particular case, a better parent.

3. My football, my Islam; The story of a rising Harambee Star by Nayim Ahmed

Nayim tells us how he combines his deep love of football with his deep love of Islam. A fantastic read.

2. A Fit Muslimah is a Healthy Muslimah by Fatma Abdulrahman

If there is one article on this list that offers literal practical advice, then it’s this one. Fatma does a marvellous job of not only telling you that Muslim women should exercise, but also where and how they can do so.

1. Umoja ni Nguvu by Ahmed Bhalo

The number one spot goes to Umoja ni Nguvu by Ahmed Bhalo. This heartwarming post gives the history behind one of Mombasa’s most active community groups, Mombas Toa Donge Lako.


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