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Muslims urged to fast during Dhul Hijja

As we move closer to the start of Dhul Hijja and the hajj season, the MJC leadership says it’s deeply concerned about the level of moral degradation in South Africa. The ulema have therefore called upon the Muslim community, to utilize the first nine days of Dhul Hijja in fasting.[…]

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How to manage your diabetes during Ramadan

There’s a lot of controversy about whether diabetics should fast during the month of Ramadan. This is because they’re required to eat before sunrise and then only again after sunset. It is recommended that those diabetics who are able to fast carefully reassess their meal plans in order to control[…]

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Ramadan message from the President of the MJC

Assalaamu Alaykoem wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatu — May the peace and blessings of Almighty Allah be Upon you. Allah Almighty says, “O You who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, so that you may be Allah-Conscious (come closer to Allah). [Fasting] is[…]

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Ramadan – An Archetype of Islam

By Yaseen Kippie The month of Ramadan is a festive period for all Muslims, whether rich or poor, young or old. It brings a sense of heightened consciousness of Allah through fasting together as a community. This is an archetype of what Islam really stands for. This consciousness, or Taqwa,[…]

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Facing Ramadaan with diabetes

As Muslims around the world prepare for fasting for the month of Ramadaan next week, the Diabetes and Ramadaan International Alliance in partnership with the International Diabetes Federation has released the “New Guidelines on Diabetes Management during Ramadaan”. The guidelines were presented this week by Professor Mahomed Omar. The guidelines[…]

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