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Appeal for little Tauhirah

For toddler Tauhirah Ajam, disability continues to cripple her life physically and financially. Ajam (5) was born prematurely and diagnosed her with Sepicaemia, a condition of blood poisoning. As an infant, she was transferred from hospital to hospital in search of better treatment for her condition. “She was transferred to[…]

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VOC Pink Hijab Drive kicks off

The Voice of the Cape has finally kicked off its annual Pink Hijab Drive campaign for 2016 in a bid to raise awareness to the plight of those women who have, and continue to suffer from breast cancer. The drive will culminate in a Pink Hijab Day event during the[…]

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Quran competition to kick off on Thursday

After months of preparation and practice more than 60 qurah are set to compete for top honours at the 10th edition of the International Quran Recital Award (IQRA), which will kick off on Thursday at the Victoria Rd Masjid, Grassy Park. Organisers are hopeful the competition will prove to be[…]

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Second annual Shamima Shaikh lecture

The Muslim Youth Movement (MYM) Gender Desk will commemorate and celebrate the life of the late Shamima Shaikh, one of South Africa’s most prominent Muslim gender rights’ activists. Shaikh died of cancer in 1998, at the age of 38. Shaikh is remembered as a feisty journalist, media activist and Islamic[…]

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Qaris to test their skills at IQRA competition

Aspiring young qaris from across the country will get an opportunity to showcase their talents against international opposition between the 10th and 13th September, when the 10th edition of the International Quran Recital Award (IQRA) competition makes its way to the city. The event is hosted by the South Africa[…]

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Hafith students to gather for 10th SANQC

Hopeful young qari’s from across the country will gather in Midrand this weekend for the finals of the 10th South African National Quran Memorization Competition (SANQC), all with the hope of representing the country at international level. Those who emerge successful during the event will be afforded the opportunity to[…]

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Muslims gather for ASRI conference

Muslims from across the spectrum are gathering in Johannesburg this weekend for the Muslim Civil Society Conference, the first of its kind in South Africa. Members of national government, ulema, academics, business leaders, community activists and Muslim media will convene to develop a “Muslim response” to the current political and[…]

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