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SATHOA hosts Hajj market day in CT

As the deadline draws closer for hujjaj to select a hajj operator for the hajj season, picking the right package can become tricky especially if it is your first time embarking on this sacred journey. The South African Hajj Travel Association (SATHOA) will host a umrah and hajj market day[…]

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1570 SAfricans defer accreditation

Hujajj accredited as part of the South African Haj and Umrah Council’s second list have until 3 February 2020 at 6pm to decide whether they will be taking up the call to perform hajj this year. The accreditation list includes all hujjaj who applied between the period of the 4th[…]

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Tough decisions

This forms part of a series by Dr Salim Parker. More stories can be found at hajjdoctor.co.za She was furious and was clearly letting him know her thoughts in not the gentlest of tones. They were waiting to see me in my consulting rooms and were to be my last[…]

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Sahuc releases accredited operators list for 1441

Shortly after arriving back from a hajj protocol meeting in Saudi Arabia, the South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) has released its list of accredited Hajj operators for the year 1441 / 2020. The regulator has announced that there will be 19 local Hajj operators who have been IATA[…]

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More clients of New Heights Travel break their silence

A group of aggrieved umrah and haj pilgrims are taking legal action against travel operator Fazila Malek from New Heights Travel after the embattled travel agent defaulted on paying back refunds to travellers, whose umrah trips were cancelled in September this year. Malek blames changes in the visa system for[…]

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