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The Office of the National Chief Imam of the Republic of Ghana (ONCI) serves as the supreme or superior Islamic body in Ghana. It is the current face of Ghanaian Muslims and liaises between Muslims, local Islamic organisations and the Government of G... read more ›

Wed 15.Jan.2020 National Chief Imam calls on Okyenhene

SHEIKH Dr. Alhaji Nuhu Sharabutu, the National Chief Imam, recently paid a courtesy call on the Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, at the Ofori Panin Fie, Kyebi. The visit marked the first time the National Chief Imamís feet touched the soi... read more ›

Wed 25.Dec.2019 ONCI Christmas Message 2019

The Office of the National Chief Imam and Grand Mufti of the Republic of Ghana (ONCI) wishes all followers of Christianity religion and all the faithfuls of Jesus Christ around the World Merry Christmas 2019. His Eminence the National Chief Ima... read more ›

Tue 17.Dec.2019 500 Most Influential Muslims around the World

His Eminence the National Chief Imam and Grand Mufti of the Republic of Ghana, Sheikh Professor Osman Nuhu Sharubutu has been featured twice 2019 and 2020 on the World Most Influential Muslims.  The Islamic Peace and Security Council of Ghan... read more ›

Mon 09.Dec.2019 National Halal Certification Committee (NHCC)

HALAL food is that which adheres to Islamic law as defined in the Quran. The Islamic form of slaughtering animals or poultry (dhabiha) involves killing through a cut to the jugular vein, carotid artery and windpipe. Animals must be aliv... read more ›

Mon 28.Oct.2019 Maiden Muslim Youth Statekeholder Engagement at the ONCI of Ghana

PRESS RELEASE ON THE MAIDEN MUSLIM YOUTH STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ORGANISED BY THE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL CHIEF IMAM OF GHANA The Office of the National Chief Imam of Ghana (ONCI) has successfully hosted representatives of Ghanaian Muslim Yo... read more ›

Sat 19.Oct.2019 African Muslim communities convene in Istanbul

  Religious leaders from African countries are to meet in Istanbul on Saturday for a four-day summit, to be held under the auspices of Turkey's Presidency of Religious Affairs (DİB). The 3rd African Countries Muslim Religious Lea... read more ›