A violent altercation at Masjidul Aqsa in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday has raised the ire of Muslims, with the Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and Religious Affairs calling it a grave Israeli transgression on one of the final days of Ramadan. Some 400 Zionist settlers, led by Ehuda Glick, a[…]
The annual Awqaf SA T20 Youth Cricket Tournament 2018, held in association with Primrose Cricket Club, the Western Province Cricket Club and Western Province Cricket Association, promises to be bigger and better when this year’s event – scheduled for December 17 to 20 – takes place. The cricket tournament, in[…]
Following the judgement in the North Gauteng High Court, which ruled Thursday that anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, was murdered while in detention at John Vorster Square 46 years ago, Awqaf South Africa have announced a R100, 000 endowment fund in his name. Timol, 29, was arrested in Johannesburg in October[…]
By Shafiq Morton AWQAF South Africa, a charitable organisation based on the Islamic tradition of waqf – which is a perpetual trust in the name of God whose capital or asset base cannot be eroded, traded or used for personal profit – had a successful launch of their National Student[…]
Awqaf South Africa embarked on a three day masjid tour where the organisation visited 22 Islamic institutions in the emerging communities of Cape Town. The aim of the visit was to meet with the imams of these institutions and to assess their needs and conditions of how they operate –[…]
It’s been a hard task, but finally, the panelists on the VOC/AWQAF 21 Masjid Renovation project have selected their beneficiaries. Twenty one masajid will be given a facelift. R10 000 has been donated to this project from Awqaf’s waqf project. VOC and Awqaf have expressed thanks to members of the community and VOC[…]
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