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Palestinian activist Lema Nazeeh to visit SA

Prominent Palestinian human rights activists Lema Nazeeh will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) from the 1st to 7th of April. Nazeeh, who hails from the West Bank town of Ramallah, is a diplomat at the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has previously worked[…]

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Shafiq Morton pens new book on Tuan Guru

The life of Tuan Guru, one of the South African Muslim community’s most iconic figures, has been re-visited in a  fascinating new book. “From the Spice Islands to Cape Town:  The Life and Times of Tuan Guru”, is written by VOC presenter and journalist Shafiq Morton and brings to fruition[…]

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Venue for relics exhibition changed

The International Sacred Trusts Exhibition has been moved to Gatesville masjid, following objections that the original venue was non-compliant. The exhibition features the priceless relics of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), dating back 1,440 years. It was meant to be held at the Palestine Human Rights Centre in Woodstock. The Exhibition’s[…]

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Entries open for Neighbourhood Watch Awards

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards. Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town. The nomination process will close on[…]

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Sh Hasan Ali in SA

Cape Town should brace itself for the arrival of the esteemed UK scholar, Shaykh Hasan Ali. The British alim is on his first tour of South Africa, which has kicked off in Johannesburg. Shaykh Hasan Ali has been described as “down to earth, full of humour and is known as[…]

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Tears flow as blessed hair of Nabi (pbuh) is viewed

The Mawlid commemorations and events related to the revered Nabi Muhammad (SAW) continues around parts of South Africa. On Thursday, the Cape Town Islamic Educational Centre (CTIEC) in Eagle Park hosted a historic occasion called ‘Sha’r Mubarak Ziyarah’, where Muslims were able to view the hair of the beloved Nabi[…]

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