MJC announces fitrah and fidyah for Ramadan 1439

With just one week to go before the commencement of Ramadan, the Fatwa Committee of the Muslim Judicial Council has announced that the quantities and values for Ṣadaqat al-Fiṭr and Fidyah remain unchanged from last year. -Fitrah (3 kg of rice) will amount to R40 -Fidyah (1 kg of rice)[…]

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Fostering a Child Friendly Ramadan and `Id al-Fitr

The following Jumuah khutbah was delivered by Imam Rashied Omar at the Claremont Main Road Mosque on Friday. During the first half of Ramadan 1438 AH the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) organized a number of events aimed at making Ramadan and our forthcoming `Id al-Fitr celebrations more child friendly.[…]

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VOC extends community outreach in Ramadan

Over the past decade, VOC has established community social investment projects throughout the year, but these projects are augmented in Ramadan – with the station running five projects this year. With an increased focus on charity and goodwill in Ramadan, the station has partnered with key stakeholders in giving back[…]

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Small rise in fidya and fitrah for Ramadan

Muslims will see a nominal increase in Fidyah and Fitrah in Ramadan this year. The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) made the announcement on Wednesday, with just ten days to the sacred month of fasting. In a statement, the MJC said fitrah will now cost R40, the value of 3 kilos[…]

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Fitrah and fidyah calculated

With one week to go before Ramadan, the Muslim Judicial Council Fatwa Committee has announced the cost of fitrah and fidyah for Ramadan 1437. This year, fitrah is calculated to be 4kgs of rice and fidyah is equivalent to 1 kg of rice.  This Ramadan, Muslims will pay R36 for[…]

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