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United Ulama Council of South Africa

The United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) was founded in 1994 with the object of providing a unified, credible and competent leadership on behalf of the major theological formations in South Africa.


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United Ulama Council of South Africa

URL: http://www.uucsa.net/


Recent Updates

    Ummah demands answers on Hajj debacle

    Published by Channel Islam on Thursday, 15 December 2011

    The Hajj industry in South Africa has gone beyond facilitating a sacred fundamental of the Shariah and has become a landscape for power struggles, white collar crimes, and allegations of money laundering and direct violations of Islamic law. In honouring the decision to facilitate a probe into the Hajj scandal, Channel Islam International conducted a discussion on Wednesday night piloted by Global Dynamic presenter, Inayat Wadee. The discussion focused on the United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA), their role in the Hajj industry and their stance in bringing about solutions.

    Khutbah -Islam and Climate Change

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Monday, 14 November 2011

    Human intervention is currently causing the climate to change too fast. (Climate models predict that the mean air temperature will increase with an estimated 2°C over the next century.)

    Waqf the Forgotten Heritage of Islam

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Thursday, 3 November 2011

    "The parable of those who spend their property in the way of Allah is as the parable of a grain growing seven ears (with) a hundred grains in every ear; and Allah multiplies for whom He pleases; and Allah is Ample-giving, All Knowing" (2:261)

    Muslims in Argentina

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Thursday, 3 November 2011

    Preachers Hatem Mahmoud and Amr Nabil from the International University of Latin America conducted a recent study during their tour of Argentina in last Ramadan about the future of Islamic Da’wa.

    This study aims to develop the system of advocacy work in Argentina with a comprehensive review of the status of the Muslim community and the Argentinean attitude towards Islam.

    There are estimates of some 700,000 Muslims in Argentina, mostly descended from Syrian and Lebanese immigrants who came over in the late 1850s, and it’s worth mentioning that former President Carlos Saul Menem is of Syrian origin.

    Hajis, be honest: Uucsa

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Thursday, 27 October 2011
    The United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) has urged South African pilgrims to be honest in their dealings to ensure that they perform the fifth pillar of Islam, to perform the haj. In a statement issued on Thursday, Uucsa secretary general Maulana Yusuf Patel sadi the umbrella body of SA religious authorities was "extremely troubled and concerned" about the haj visa chaos that was exposed three weeks ago. According to the alim, the scandal has the potential of further fragmenting an already  divided South African Muslim community.

    Anger - "he who angers you conquers you"

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Monday, 24 October 2011

    "Repel evil with that which is best - We are well acquainted with the things they say" (23:96)

    Your character can inspire or impedeā€¦

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Monday, 24 October 2011

    "And it is on account of the mercy of Allah that you deal with them gently. And had you been severe and harsh-hearted, they would have scattered away from you; so pardon them and ask (Allah's) Forgiveness for them; and consult them in the affairs." [3:159]

    MESSAGE TO MATRICULANTS

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Monday, 17 October 2011

    We are fast approaching the days where our matric learners sit for their final examinations. Matric is undoubtedly an important milestone which serves as the harbinger of all their future educational pursuits.  The days leading up to the exams are often fraught with extreme levels of stress and anxiety. Matric exams are probably the most crucial and vital examinations that you will ever write since they eventually determine your lifelong career options.

    Somali situation better: AIF

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Monday, 17 October 2011

    Relief efforts by the Al Imdaad Foundation (AIF) has brought extensive relief to the famine stricken in Somalia where conditions have significantly improved.

    Focus on haj challenges

    Published by United Ulama Council of South Africa on Monday, 10 October 2011

    More than 300 Muslim leaders, scholars and academics are expected to participate in the annual Islamic conference organized by the Muslim World League (MWL) in Makkah during the Haj season this year to discuss major Muslim issues. “We are holding this conference during the Haj season, following a tradition introduced by King Abdul Aziz who had instructed Muslim scholars to meet in Makkah to discuss contemporary Muslim issues and problems,” said MWL Secretary-General Abdullah Al-Turki.