Nairobi, May 23 -- Muslims in Kenya will celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr on Sunday, Chief Kadhi Ahmed Muhdhar has announced.

Sheikh Muhdhar said the crescent moon was sighted in Lamu, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadhan.

"We are happy to announce that the moon was sighted today and I received reports from Lamu that the moon was sighted. Therefore we will mark our celebrations on Sunday," said Sheikh Muhdhar.

A section of the Muslims, however celebrated on Saturday after reports emerged that the moon had been sighted in Kwale.

However, Sheikh Muhdhar dismissed the reports saying it was not possible for the crescent moon to be sighted on the 28th day of Ramadhan.


In his message, Sheikh Muhdhar urged Muslims to mark the Idd pray...