CT hifz students head to Morocco in Ramadan

Two Cape Town hifth students will head to Morocco in the month of Ramadan after successfully competing in a national Quran competition. 17-year-old Amina Hendricks from Cape Town is one of the nine students who participated in the Quranic recitation content hosted by the King Mohammed 6th Foundation. Along with[…]

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Annual Kon-Tiki competition kicks off

The annual Scouts Kon-Tiki competition, which takes place at Sea Scouts Base in Sandvlei, is set to begin this Friday. Forty teams of approximately 650 children, which include participants who range between 10 and 18 years, will compete to build the most durable and “liveable” raft. The theme for the[…]

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High standard of recitation at IQRA competition

Organisers have praised the high standard of competition seen this past weekend at the 10th edition of the International Quran Recital Awards (IQRA) competition, with 72 male and female contestants from seven nationalities having battled it out for top honours. Hosted by the South African Qur’aan Union (SAQU) at the[…]

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Quran competition to kick off on Thursday

After months of preparation and practice more than 60 qurah are set to compete for top honours at the 10th edition of the International Quran Recital Award (IQRA), which will kick off on Thursday at the Victoria Rd Masjid, Grassy Park. Organisers are hopeful the competition will prove to be[…]

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Qaris to test their skills at IQRA competition

Aspiring young qaris from across the country will get an opportunity to showcase their talents against international opposition between the 10th and 13th September, when the 10th edition of the International Quran Recital Award (IQRA) competition makes its way to the city. The event is hosted by the South Africa[…]

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WC student wins full Quran category at SANQC

The Western Cape scored big at the 10th South African National Quran Memorization Competition (SANQC) this past weekend, as local hafith student Muhammed Sheikh took home top honours in the full Quran category. Sheikh, presenter of VOC’s Born to Serve programme, beat out a tough field of fellow hufaath in[…]

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Hafith students to gather for 10th SANQC

Hopeful young qari’s from across the country will gather in Midrand this weekend for the finals of the 10th South African National Quran Memorization Competition (SANQC), all with the hope of representing the country at international level. Those who emerge successful during the event will be afforded the opportunity to[…]

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Student wins VOC ‘Five Pillars’ competition

Ayoob Solomon emerged as the winner of VOC’s 30 second Five Pillar Ramadan competition on Tuesday, having held off fierce competition from fellow finalist, Zaakiyah Emjedi. The competition took place on VOC’s early morning “In the Fast Lane” show throughout the duration of the holy month, with competitors posed questions[…]

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SA talent on display at Hifth competition

The National Hifdh Al Quran Competition was successfully concluded on Saturday at Masjid al Fath in Ottery. This is an annual competition co hosted by the MJC Department of Quranic Affairs and the Rabita International Organisation for the Memorisation of the Holy Quran based in Saudi Arabia. The winners of[…]

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