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The Muslim Directory profiles Masjids, Organisations, Educational Institutes, Halaal Restaurants, Muslim Personalities and Islamic Publications and Websites in South Africa.


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New Muslim Newspaper for Cape Town

Published on Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Islam Here is a new newspaper that will be published on a monthly basis in the Cape region, Insha Allah. For more information, see the website: http://www.islamhere.org/

On praiseworthy differences, the insecurity of having to be absolute

Published by Shafiq Morton on Wednesday, 12 March 2014
SOME time ago, after a rather fruitless discussion about innovation in Islam, I tweeted:  ‘the intellectual insecurity of having to be absolute is absolute insecurity’.

My feeling about those of the absolutist persuasion (and I’m not necessarily referring to the above) is that when posed with possible alternatives to a hypothesis, the dogmatic extremist will always think that because it’s unfamiliar, he is being presented with something outside of Islam.

Cape Muslim parties unite for polls - Politics

Published on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Al Jama-ah Community Party and the Africa Muslim Party announced that they would campaign together under the banner of Al Jama-ah Community Party, after some Muslim voters complained about not knowing which party to vote for.

Update on Thornton Islamic Society Petition

Published on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Alghamdulilah and Shukran for all the duah's regarding our petition to The Mayor. The meeting between the Thornton Islamic Society and Patricia de Lille for Cape Town was a successful one. The Mayor has committed to us receiving a long term lease and lived up to the philosophy of Cape Town being a Uni City. We would like to thank you all for your signatures, support and Duah's. We are looking forward to a long and prosperous relationship with all residents of Thornton.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/thorntonis/posts/625250590881738

Grant the Thornton Islamic Society a long term lease on ERF 1102 or allow for them to purchase the Erf

Published on Wednesday, 5 February 2014

The Thornton Islamic Society currently does not have a permanent place of worship and have been in negotiations with the City for years now to no avail. Yesterday they launched an online petition at: https://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/patricia-de-lille-grant-the-thornton-islamic-society-a-long-term-lease-on-erf-1102-or-allow-for-them-to-purchase-the-erf

Please can we ask that you sign our the petition and also share this petition with your friends and family; they do not have to live in Thornton. The more people we make aware of our plight, the more the City is forced to take note and act.

Also see: http://www.muslim.co.za/newsupdates/2013/11/thornton-muslims-vs-city-that-works-for-you

Benoni Muslim School girl bags eight distinctions

Published on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

The desire to please her parents motivated Zainab Motala (18) to get eight distinctions in her matric results. The Benoni Muslim School learner scored distinctions in English first language, Afrikaans additional home language, Arabic, mathematics, accounting, life sciences, physical science and life orientation.

BCCSA won't ban 'Islamist militants' - South Africa

Published on Sunday, 12 January 2014

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) will not impose a blanket ban on the use of the term “Islamist militants” in the media, it said on Sunday.

“Such an approach by the tribunal would smack of censorship, which goes against the basic precepts of our democracy,” BCCSA tribunal chairman Kobus van Rooyen said in his judgment.

Meeladun Nabi (SAW) 1435H

Published by Habibia Soofi Mosque on Thursday, 2 January 2014

Fri 08 Rabi-ul-Awwal 1435 (10 Jan): Jumuah lecture by Sheikh Ihsaan Taliep. Between Maghrib and Esha: Qasidah and Qalbi Thikr recitals. After Esha: Hadra Thikr

Sat 10th night (11 Jan): Adhkaar by `Ibadur Rahman Jamaat between Maghrib and 'Isha at the holy qabr of Hazrath Moulana Abdul Latief Al-Qadi As-Siddiqi Al-Habibi RA, Habibia Soofie Masjid. Naat programme in the Masjid.

Sun 11th night (12 Jan) between Maghrib and Esha: Recitals and lecture on Mawlid Al-Barzanji Riwayat.

Mon 12th night (13 Jan) between Maghrib and Esha: Qur'an Khatam, Qiraat recital, Naat by international Naat Khwan and lecture by Sheikh Ihsaan Taliep.

Panorama Masjid Moulood Program

Published on Thursday, 2 January 2014

Sat 11th Jan - Hafiz Fuzail Soofi
Sun 12th Jan - Ml Abduraghmaan Khan
Mon 13th Jan- Sheikh Faghrudien Owaisi al - Madani

All Programs will commence immediately after Maghrib Inshallah.

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The path of Imam Abdullah Haron

Published on Thursday, 2 January 2014

The grandchild of Imam Abdullah Haron, Muhajir Haron, tells of how his grandfather fought for the spread and preservation of Islam during the era of the South African Apartheid regime.

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Thur12:47
Asr16:20
Maghrib20:00
Eshaai21:10

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Masjids / Islamic Centres in South Africa

Masjid Taqwa

Masjid Taqwa

Sauls Street
Gelvan Park
Port Elizabeth

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Muslim Organisations

Cape Muslim Congress

Cape Muslim Congress

The Cape Muslim Congress is a not for profit community based organization that is primarily concerned with the political, economic, social and cultural progress of the Cape Muslims and the marginalized communities in general.The CMC objective is to spearhead the development of a politically in

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People

Shafiq Morton

Shafiq Morton

Shafiq Morton is a veteran photo-journalist, and presenter of the DriveTime programme on Radio Voice of the Cape. He is also the author of  “Notebooks from Makkah and Madinah”. In 2009, he was named amongst the 500 most influential M

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Muslim Educational Institutions

Department of Religion Studies - University of Johannesburg

Department of Religion Studies - University of Johannesburg

The UJ Department of Religion Studies focuses on diverse religions including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, African and Eastern religions.  All of these faith traditions have for millennia, in their own unique way articulated the human search for meaning and continue to do so. In order to

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Halaal Restaurants / Places to Eat

Daawat Restaurant

Daawat Restaurant

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Tourism Places to Visit

Kramat of Shaykh Abdurahman Matebe Shah

Kramat of Shaykh Abdurahman Matebe Shah

On the 24th January 1667, the ship the polsbroek left Batavia and arrived at the Cape on the 13th of May 1668, with three prisoners in chains defeat at the at the Castle of Soeroesang in 1667. One of them was incarcerated on Robben Island, while the other two were to the Company’s forest

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Muslim Publications

Kitaabus Salaah Part 1

Kitaabus Salaah Part 1

Salah is one of the fundamental principles of Islam and an obligation upon all believers.

To perform Salah we need to learn its rules and decrees in order for the action to be deemed correct. These aspects of Salah are fully explained as well as certain actions which causes the Sala

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Islamic Websites in South Africa

Shafiq Morton - The Wandering, Wondering Weblog

Shafiq Morton - The Wandering, Wondering Weblog

URL: http://www.vocfm.co.za/blogs/shafiqmorton

Category: Muslim Bloggers/Personalities
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