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    Haron family calls for re-opening of inquest

Haron family calls for re-opening of inquest

MAHMOOD SANGLAY FEBRUARY 8, 2019 would have been the 95th birthday of Imam Abdullah Haron, who was ­martyred on September 27, 1969. The Imam Abdullah Haron Foundation hosted a special media conference last month coinciding with Imam Haron’s birthday, on February 8, to make two special announcements. The first was
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    Hundreds join Cape Town’s march for Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and the Grand Moulood

Hundreds join Cape Town’s march for Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and the Grand Moulood

THE Cape Town Islamic Educational Centre (CTIEC) organised an inspirational event in honour of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

The Grand Moulood 1440 took place on Sunday, January 27, 2019, which was attended by hundreds of devotees from across the City of Cape Town, including a few guests from the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal regions.

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    Mission Dawah SA takes Islam to the bustling streets of Cape Town

Mission Dawah SA takes Islam to the bustling streets of Cape Town

AMINA WAGGIE MISSION Dawah South Africa, established in 2014 by Suhayl Schroeder and Natheer ­Hendricks, has been taking dawah to the next level in ­teaching others about Islam. They have been doing this by taking the information to the people instead of waiting for the people to come to them.
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    New book reveals Muslim roots of Afrikaans

New book reveals Muslim roots of Afrikaans

AYESHA ALLIE AFRIKANER nationalist academics played a huge role in the deliberate process to keep the Afrikaans language viewed as Dutch, said Professor Hein Willemse at the launch of the book, Die Afrikaans van die Kaapse Moslems (The Afrikaans of the Cape Muslims), which took place at the Paarl Afrikaans
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    Samnet’s survey to gauge Muslim participation in politics and elections

Samnet’s survey to gauge Muslim participation in politics and elections

NASEEMA MALL DURBAN based South African Muslim Network (Samnet) recently launched an online survey to assess the participation of the South African Muslim community in politics and elections. According to Samnet’s chairperson, Dr Faisal Suliman, they ‘wanted to gauge in more than just an anecdotal fashion, the attitude of Muslims
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    UWC presents its first gold medal to Strand historian

UWC presents its first gold medal to Strand historian

ADIEL ISMAIL UNIVERSITY of the Western Cape (UWC) presented its first Gold Medal for Commitment to Community Service to well-known historian from Strand, Mr Ebrahim Rhoda. The award, presented by the vice-chancellor and rector of UWC, Professor Tyrone Pretorius, at a ceremony on December 14, 2018, was in recognition of
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The seeds of Islam grow in Hopefield

JASMINE KHAN HOPEFIELD, a small town on the West Coast, was founded in 1853. When the R45 road was re-routed around the town, the infrastructure of Hopefield gradually shrunk and became geographically and economically isolated. Ghaironesa, a revert, and her husband have lived in Hopefield  for 30 years. Along with
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    Muslim Views and HWMEM launch bursary fund

Muslim Views and HWMEM launch bursary fund

MAHMOOD SANGLAY MUSLIM Views and Hospital Welfare and Muslim Educational Movement (HWMEM) have joined hands in launching a bursary programme specifically geared to support the development of independent journalism and media studies. The programme is launched on the back of a relationship between Muslim Views and HWMEM of over two
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    Imam Haron’s death in detention… 50 years on

Imam Haron’s death in detention… 50 years on

STAFF REPORTER The family of Ash-Shaheed Imam Abdullah Haron has officially announced the establishment of the Imam Haron Commemoration Committee (IHCC) to mark the 50th year since his killing in detention on the September 27, 1969 by the apartheid police. The family – under the auspices of the Imam Haron
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    A living legend amongst those from District Six and beyond

A living legend amongst those from District Six and beyond

AMINA WAGGIE MISTER Tahir Levy is an 83-year-old welfare and community worker, born in 1935, and raised in Caledon Street, District 6, during World War II. He has dedicated more than 60 years of his life to serving the community. In this time, Mr Levy, also addressed as Mr Tahir
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