While South Africans have for the most part concluded their Eid al-Adha celebrations, millions of pilgrims in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are completing the final days of Haj 2016. The approximately 2000 South African hujjaaj observed the most pertinent ritual of haj on Sunday as they stood in earnest[…]
Some South African hujjaj will have to waiver the luxury of air conditioners at their camps on the day of Arafat after a decision made by hajj operators, which the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) believes was not a good move. Given the expected temperatures in the Kingdom[…]
While the South African Muslim community desirously keeps updated with the wonderful spirit of hujjaaj, who are in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to fulfil the third pillar of their faith, hujjaaj during Haj 2016 are gearing up amid soaring temperatures. To get an update on the latest developments within[…]
Whilst the 2000 South Africans that have planned to perform the pilgrimage have already made their way to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for the approximately 250 pilgrims who are awaiting their departure, adequate preparation and information can prove to be pivotal for their spiritual journey. VOC spoke to the[…]
The Health Ministry will focus on the prevention of infectious diseases such as the MERS and Zika during Haj. The ministry will also be carefully monitoring diseases such as cerebral spinal fever, meningitis, yellow fever and polio among the incoming pilgrims, said an official. The ministry is focusing on educating[…]
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