SUMAIT UNIVERSITY DONS PROMOTED
By Burhani Muhunzi, SUMAIT University
Zanzibar, Chukwani, Feb. 12, (SUN) – The University Council has promoted Associate Professor, Dr. Yunis Abdille Musa and Senior Lecturer, Dr. Fowzi Mohamed Barrow to full Professor and Associate Professor respectively with effect from January this year.
Prof. Yunis heads the Faculty of Islamic Studies and Shariah as well as the Centre for Research Publication and Consultancy (CRPC) while Prof. Fowzi heads the Faculty of Arts and Social Studies. They were taken by surprise when Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Amran Rasli presented to them their letters of promotion in a recent Management Meeting.
“It is a long time since I applied for promotion after fulfilling all the necessary conditions”, Prof. Yunis said after their applications had long passed through the Management, Senate and finally approved by the University Council.
Prof. Yunis and Prof. Fowzi are the founding members of the SUMAIT University Journal and they are members of its Editorial Board as Chief Editor and Editor respectively.
Prof. Yunis recent publications includes Al-Wilayh fi Al-zawaaj bayna al-shariat wa al-taqliid while Prof. Fowzi Durar al-fasaha fi ilmu al-balagha was published in 2015. Both of them are potential and continuous contributors of the University Journal launched in 2016.
Prof. Yunis obtained his Doctorate degree in Shariah and Law from the Sudan based Omdurman University in 2004, Master’s degree in Shariah (2000) and Bachelor’s degree in Law (1995) from the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) and Khartoum based International University of Africa ( IUA) respectively.
Prof. Fowzi obtained his Doctorate degree in Linguistics from the International University in Africa (IUA) in 2009, Master’s degree in Arabic Language from the Khartoum based International Institute for Arabic Language (IIAL) in 2004 and a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Arabic Language from IUA in 1999.
The Abdulrahman al-Sumait University warmly and sincerely congratulates Professor Yunis and Associate Professor Fowzi for their academic efforts to reach the highest academic ladders.