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Al-Azhar primary school moving to MPlain

By Yaseen Kippie Al Azhar Primary School will move from Lotus River to Mitchell’s Plain in the new academic year, a move that has upset some parents. The school will be relocated to a new complex setup by al-Khair Foundation on the corner of Jakes Gerwel and Highlands Drives, close[…]

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Qari Noorbhai, a man of the Qur’an

With the close of the month of the Ramadan, Muslim South Africans this week bid farewell to one of the countries most celebrated Qurra, Qari Yusuf Noorbhai. Noorbhai passed away in a Cape Town hospital on Monday evening after battling with poor health. The renowned qari leaves behind his wife,[…]

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Teacher shot at Al Azhar primary

A teacher at Al Azhar primary school in Lotus river was shot on the school premises during a gang related shooting on Thursday afternoon. Grassy park police spokesperson Warrant officer Juanita Kleinsmith said gang members from the Mongrels and Yurucats were involved in a shootout outside the school grounds. The[…]

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Egypt to try 71 students for joining Brotherhood

Egypt’s prosecutor general Monday referred to trial 71 students of the prestigious Al-Azhar University on charges of joining the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and holding illegal protests, a judicial official said. Hundreds of students have been tried in civilian courts after violence on campuses, bastions of pro-Islamist activists since the army’s[…]

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