Interesting facts about Ramadhan

  • 'Ramadhani' is a common and favourite name amongst muslims in Tanzania
  • Every year, Ramadhan starts 10-12 days earlier than the previous year

  • Although muslims do not eat from dusk till dawn - Diabetes cases actually rise due to overeating after the sun goes down
  • Pregnant women do not fast in Ramadhan

  • During the month of Ramadan, it is estimated that the productivity of workers declines by 35–50%
  • Families generally spend twice as long cooking during this month
  • The need to correctly identify the beginning of Ramadhan by sightin the moon led Muslim scholars to study astronomy
24th Apr 2020 IXH

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