Muslim Harji: Cornwall man climbs on roof of Africa

By Sultan Jessa. Published on December 14, 2018

CORNWALL, Ontario – A former city resident and an avid world traveler is troubled by people getting into problems and sometimes sacrificing lives trying to scale the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.



An increasing number of people from around the world, including Canada, are fascinated by Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania.

Several Cornwall residents have successfully trekked to the “Roof of Africa” in the past couple of years.

“The mantra of the mountain is pole pole,” insists Muslim Harji.
Pole is a Swahili word meaning slow.
Harji said people have to take time and not rush to reach the summit.
“Never rush. You climb it slowly. The mountain is not going to go away.”
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Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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