Muslim traders accused of favoring Christian celebrations in Malawi

From Face of Malawi Tue Dec 18 2012, 01:21:40

In Malawi, some Muslims are complaining that Muslim traders tend to reduce the price of goods for Christmas festivities, but not for Islamic celebrations such as Eid. The traders say this is because Muslims don't spend as much money on religious holidays. Some Muslims say the difference is not fair, and fails to put Islamic [...]

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