Tuesday, 20 February 2018

People - Muslims in South Africa

The People Directory provides profiles and information of prominent Muslims in South Africa from Imams, Qaris, politicains, activists, journalists, authors, musicians, sports people. The profiles include a biography, list of works, activities, their blog or website, and videos where available.

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The 500 Most Influential Muslims

In November 2009, the Royal Islamic Strategic Centre and Georgetown University’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding published a list of the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World. South Africa had 12 names (2.4%) of the list:

Prof Farid Esack, Maulana Igshan Hendricks, Shaykh Seraj Hendricks, Prof Ebrahim Moosa, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, Ferial Haffajee, Shafiq Morton, Zainul Abdidin Cajee, Zain Bhika, Hashim Amla,  Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel and Naeem Jeenah.

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Latest News & Updates for People - Muslims in South Africa

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.

Faith-based Peacebuilding: Slides by Dr. Rashied Omar

Published on Thursday, 11 April 2013

Slides by Imam Dr Abdul Rashied Omar used in "Faith-based Peacebuilding" plenary at RCC 2013 Religion Communicators Council 2013 convention

Zain Bhika's Website Revamped

Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Zain Bhikha's website receives a fresh new look

Khutbah - Reconcilliation - 16 December 2011

Published by Claremont Main Road Mosque on Saturday, 17 December 2011

Khutbah by Shaykh Sadullah Khan

A cardinal principle in the equation of human relationships is that all members of every human community should learn to care deeply about themselves and about other members of the community, as well as to act in ways that are supportive of the vital interests of all. Wise ones have said that among the most important ingredients in the formula for a successful and fulfilling life is knowing how to get along with people.

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.

Six Advises for the Holiday's

Published by Moulana Sulaimaan Ravat on Friday, 16 December 2011
Summary of the six points that I mentioned in my Jumu'ah talk entitled :"How to make your holiday enjoyable yet constructive and pleasing to your Creator". 

Doubt about Impurity

Published by Mufti Siraj Desai on Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Q: May I perform salah at office, when I am confused/sure that my cloth is not clean.

Repeating a Surah in Salaah

Published by Mufti Siraj Desai on Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Q: If a person recites the same surah after surah fatiha in both rakaats of fardh must he make sajda e sahw (prostration of forgetfulness)?

Killer of Hamza radhiallahu anhu

Published by Mufti Siraj Desai on Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Q: Who killed the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam's uncle Hamza radhiallahu anhu? Was it Khalid bin al Walid radhiallahu anhu or the African slave who was told he could get his freedom by killing Hamza radhiallahu anhu?

Piercing the Body

Published by Mufti Siraj Desai on Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Q: Can females pierce their bodies?