Al Jama-ah

Al Jama-ah rocked by internal politics

Former provincial legislator for the Al Jama-ah party, Isgak De Jager, is determined to take the party to court after he was removed from his position. De Jager says the complaints against him from the party’s side stem from his refusal to pay what he regards as an unfair amount[…]

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We need the Muslim vote – Al-Jama-ah

Political party Al Jama-ah has launched its election manifesto in Cape Town ahead of the holy month of Ramadan this week and says that it needs the votes of the Muslim community. The party, which was established more than decade ago, will have 30 candidates contesting polls in the Western[…]

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AJ takes ISIS coverage to ombud

Al Jama-ah party leader, Ganief Hendricks has laid a complaint with the Press Ombudsman for the way in which media covered the story of a fifteen year old girl from Kenwyn who apparently attempted to leave the country and join ISIS in Syria this week. Hendricks suggested the media disregarded[…]

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AJ lodges complaint over Good Hope Centre

The Al Jama-ah party have lodged a complaint with the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities against City of Cape Town director Mr Anton Groenewald. It’s been alleged that Groenewald delegated authority to hire out the Good Hope Centre on terms,[…]

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Open Mosque issued with a compliance notice

The City of Cape Town has apparently issued the Open Mosque with a compliance notice after it had failed to meet certain regulations.  Al Jama-ah party whip, councillor Wasfie Hassiem, visited the mosque and found workers picking up the carpets late on Friday afternoon. According to Al Jama-ah party leader[…]

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Al Jama-ah at loggerheads over ‘caliphate’ remarks

Al Jama-ah party member Imraahn Mukaddam has distanced himself from statements made by party leader Ganief Hendricks, supporting the establishment of a so-called caliphate in Iraq and Syria by an armed group called the Islamic State (IS). In a recent radio interview, Hendricks allegedly said the call for a caliphate[…]

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