Mayor mulls over madrassa closure

By Anees Teladia Mayor of Cape Town Dan Plato is mulling over a decision to close Madrassa-Tu-Taliya in Lotus River, in light of calls by the community that any shutdown will severely impact the school. Learners, teachers and parents fear that they may be forced to move after several unsuccessful[…]

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MJC hosts 2nd township madrassa graduation

As schools and madaris close for summer holidays, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) will be hosting their 2nd Annual Unified Township Madrassa Graduation Ceremony on the 12th December. The event looks at awarding scholars for their effort throughout the year. “The graduation ceremony consists of 14 different madaris, partaking in[…]

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Worries over missing CT student

The family of a Cape Town student studying in Kwa-Zulu Natal fears the worst after they lost contact with him a month ago. 24 year old Yazeed Akiemdien has been a student at the Madrassah Inaamiya in Camperdown outside Pietermaritzburg for the past four years and went missing from his[…]

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Braille student registers at mainstream madrassa

History was made this week when a student using Braille as a method of instruction for the first time passed through the doors of a South African mainstream madrassa. While Gafsa Robertson’s physical sight has dramatically deteriorated in the past four years, she has not lost sight of her ultimate[…]

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