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.
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.
Latest News & Updates for People - Muslims in South Africa
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.
Slides by Imam Dr Abdul Rashied Omar used in "Faith-based Peacebuilding" plenary at RCC 2013 Religion Communicators Council 2013 convention
Zain Bhikha's website receives a fresh new look
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.
Q: May I perform salah at office, when I am confused/sure that my cloth is not clean.
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)?
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?