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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.
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.
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.
Grant the Thornton Islamic Society a long term lease on ERF 1102 or allow for them to purchase the Erf
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Masjids / Islamic Centres in South Africa
Aljaamiah Quran & Seni Silat Academy is a Non Profit organisation and Islamic educational institute with its core function to provide Quality Islamic education and providing a platform for the upliftment of the community through Islamic Arts and culture.More Organisations...
Muslim Educational Institutions
Waterval Islamic Institute was opened in July 1940 at Halfway House (between Johannesburg and Pretoria) by Haji Moosa Ismail Mia and Maulana Mohamed Mia. It was one of the first Islamic boarding institutes and has had a major impact on Muslims in South Africa via the numerous Islamic publicatiMore Education Institutions...
Tourism Places to Visit
The presence of runaway slaves in the False Bay area early in the seventeenth century probably explains the prescence of Kramats in Muizenberg and Simonstown.
Very little known about the Kramat in Muizenberg. The grave was discovered by a lady who was directed to it in a dream. TherMore Places to Visit...
Imam and I is the debut feature length documentary by independent South African filmmaker Khalid Shamis. It is a fascinating and detailed personal journey through the life, death and legacy of little known apartheid struggle hero Imam Abdullah Haron. TMore Publications...
Islamic Websites in South Africa
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