As hujjaj prepare to bid a bittersweet farewell to the holy lands in Saudi Arabia, hajj travel operators will have their hands full facilitating the departure of hujjaj as they return to their respective countries. Head of mission for the South African Hajj & Umrah Council (SAHUC), Hafiz Ismail Kholvadia[…]
With hajj drawing to a close, the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHUC) has opened its national feedback process. The annual complaints window period allows hujjaj and or travel operators to submit their complaints in writing, which will be investigated by the hajj regulator. Complaints can be emailed to[…]
Despite some small hiccups, the mass exodus of pilgrims to the tent city of Mina went off well on Friday morning. The movement of hujjaj from Makkah and Azizia got off to a slow start after busses were delayed by two hours. According to the South African Hajj and Umrah[…]
More than 700 people responded to the call to fill the additional haj quota and the South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) is now in the process of ratifying 500 hujjaj to travel over the next two weeks. The hujjaj have until the end of Monday to accept or[…]
By Tasneem Adams South African hujjaj who are financially prepared to take up the opportunity to perform hajj this year have 48 hours to inform the hajj regulator of their readiness to travel. So says South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) president Maulana Muhammad Vaid, following an eleventh-hour announcement[…]
By Rukaya Mosavel With an astounding number of South Africans leaving for hajj in the upcoming days, a group of Capetonians who completed their fard (mandatory) hajj last year was inspired to initiate an online resource for hujaaj. Fittingly called Labbayk, the newsletter is aimed at assisting new hujaaj with[…]
The hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam, is a momentous occasion and is considered the pinnacle of any Muslim’s life. While it is both a collective undertaking and a deeply personal experience – it is bound to entirely transform one’s perspective on life. As thousands of South African hujjaj travel[…]
Prospective hujjaj who have been waiting for accreditation have been thrown a lifeline with the release of the third haj list. The South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) released the list of 1200 names on Thursday. Hujaaj have until the 18th of March at 17h00 to either accept or[…]
Haj operator, Al Anwar Express Hajj and Umrah, has been added to the South African Haj and Umrah Council’s (Sahuc) list of accredited operators for 2018, after a dispute over the pelting ritual was resolved this week. Following the conclusion of Hajj 1437, a complaint tabled against the operator was[…]
The South African Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHAUC) has realised there second accredited List of hujjaj for Hajj 1439. There are now officially 2500 South Africans accredited to perform the hajj, with the second list publishing 1000 names of those who was selected. Download the list here: file:///C:/Users/tasneema/Downloads/2nd%20Accreditation_List%20Hajj%201439-web.xlsx%20(4).pdf The South[…]
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