Bo-Kaap Neighbourhood Watch urges vigilance during Ramadan

By Ragheema Mclean The Bo-Kaap Neighbourhood Watch (BKNW) is reminding Muslims to stay safe and vigilant while attending mosques, especially during early morning Fajr and late-night Taraweeh prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. Speaking on VOC Breakfast on Thursday, Chairperson of the BKNW, Ebrahim Billy Christians, emphasized the importance[…]

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Tana Baru Trust hosts free tour on Heritage Day

With Heritage Day beckoning, the Tana Baru Trust will host its free Public Participation Day to create awareness around the historical and symbolic significance of the site. According to Chairman of the Tana Baru Trust, Dr M Aadil Bassier the aim is to ‘conscientize Cape Muslims’. The public will be[…]

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Bo-Kaap celebrates centenarian

By Aneeqa du Plessis Despite being orphaned at an early age, Hajja Fatima Fredericks-Kaffoor, who lives nestled in the heart of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town is a day away (June 23rd) from celebrating her 100th birthday. Hajja Kaffoor who was born in Durban in 1923 has spent the better part of[…]

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