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Muslim Organisations in South Africa

Latest News & Updates for Muslim Organisations in South Africa

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.

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.

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.

Naseeha: Deliberate before making any worldly commitments

Published by Channel Islam on Saturday, 17 December 2011

Live your life in this world with moderation and always deliberate before making any commitment. In short, don’t bite off more than you can chew. Hasan al-Basri (Rahimahullah) said: “Beware of your commitments that you make in this world, for the world has a way of consuming a person. A person makes a commitment to one thing and he finds himself involved in ten other commitments. (Hilyatul Awilya, Vol:2, Pg: 153)

Palestinians keep pushing

Published by Voice of the Cape on Friday, 16 December 2011
A top representative says the Palestinians won't stop pressing the U.N. Security Council until it accepts their bid for full U.N. membership. Speaking in Iceland on Thursday, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki says if the Palestinians are rejected in their current bid for statehood, they will just keep trying.

MJC hosts annual Al-Azhar lunch

Published by Muslim Judicial Council on Friday, 16 December 2011
The MJC hosted their annual lunch for the Al-Azhar Institute of learning. Representing the Al-Azhar Institute was Mr.Cristians and his capable staff. The full MJC contingent was present headed by Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks.


Published by Muslim Judicial Council on Friday, 16 December 2011

The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) hereby reaffirms to the community that we have condemned the scandalous, malicious and criminal relabeling of pork as Halaal and other violations at the Orion Cold Storage which has impacted upon the integrity of the general status of Halaal meat and is thus a matter for the South African Justice system.

Cii Joins the Apple Cart

Published by Channel Islam on Friday, 16 December 2011

Channel Islam International (Cii) has joined the Apple Cart. On the 14th December 2011, Cii officially launched an application for the iPhone and iPad. The first version V1.0 is available from Apples App store as a free app and requires only 2.8MB data to download.

Dis-Chem Nails its Colours to the (Israeli) Mast

Published by Channel Islam on Friday, 16 December 2011

Pro-Palestinian activists are up in arms after a major South African pharmacy chain harshly rebuffed calls by a consumer to remove Israeli goods from its shelves. The retailer, Dis-Chem, which boasts scores of stores across South Africa also stands accused of defending controversial Israeli occupation and military policies.