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Unauthorized Printing of Halaal Department Emblem and the Abuse of The Word ‘Halaal’ ‘Halal’ ’حلال‎‎’ By Some Businesses

The Halaal Department (HD) is a regulatory body under the Muslim Association of Malawi, whose main function and duties is to uphold Halaal standards according to Shariah (Islamic Law) in any given circumstances of products and services. It has been discovered that some businesses are displaying the word ‘Halaal’ ‘Halal’ ‘حلال‎‎’ and HD logo at […]

The Deputy Mayor For Luchenza Municipal Council Applauds Halaal Department For Setting Up Halaal Standards in Thyolo

The Deputy Mayor for Municipal Council for Lunchenza, Merry Mateyu applauded Halaal Department of the Muslim Association of Malawi for disseminating information pertaining to Halaal and for setting up Halaal standards through the facilitation of establishment of the Halaal monitoring Committee for Thyolo District. This was said during orientation workshop that was conducted at Luchenza […]

New Approvals October 2020.

The Halaal Department would like to inform all Muslims and the general public that the following establishment have been certified Halaal from 1st October 2020 are entitled to use HD Signage. Restaurants: Meatco Restaurant and Butchery – Mai Aisha Complex (Blantyre). R.K Catering Services  – Must Campus (Thyolo) Food Manufacture: Restoration – Along Churchil Road […]

Why Muslims Should Consume Halaal Only?

Consuming Halaal is a command by Allah to mankind (Ibaadah) Qur’aan 2: 172. Muslims as among mankind should adhere to Allah’s rules. Allah knows what is best for His servants to live in this earth. Many people prefer Halaal  Certified food because of its purity. Purity that guarantees the best outcome of not only our […]

Halaal and Haraam Foods

Did it ever cross your mind what food and drinks are Halaal and Haraam in Islamic Shariah and the reason behind for prohibiting and allowing some? Allah Subhanah Wata’ala mentions in the Qur’an Surat Al Baqarah: 168. ‘O! People eat what is on earth lawful and good’. He also mentions in Surat Al-Araf: 157. ‘He […]

New Approvals September 2019

The Halaal Department (HD) would like to inform all Muslims and the general public that the following establishments have been certified Halaal from 12 th September 2019 and are intitled to use HD signage.

Businessmen At Mbulumbuzi Market Want Halaal Department Certification.

Businessmen at Mbulumbuzi Market in Chiradzulu District in the Southern part of Malawi expressed concern about lack of Halaal certified places in the district despite the district bordering with Blantyre City

Closed Establishments September 2019

The Halaal Department (HD) would like to inform all Muslims and the general public that the following establishments have been Closed.

New Approvals For August 2019

The following are the Establishments that have been certified by Halaal Department. Meatco Halaal Butchery located at Gf, Pamudzi, Blantyre Meatco Restaurant located at Gf, Pamudzi, Bantyre. Mr. Meat Butchery locted at Grivillia Avenue, Limbe.  

Closed Establishments for July 2019

The following are the closed establishments for July 2019. 1  Zerina Restauran- Malangalanga Road ,Lilongwe 2 Argos Butchery  – Area 3, Lilongwe 3 Speedy’s Shop  – Area 9, Lilongwe 4 African Honey & Food Products –    Kanengo, Lilongwe 5 Megabite Restaurant   Next to Game Complex, Lilongwe