With the relaxation of regulations under level one of the lock-down, the Muslim Judicial Council has urged the community to return to masajid for prayer. The ulema body says it welcomes the increase in the numbers permitted for closed gatherings, as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night. The MJC[…]
by Tauhierah Salie The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has released guidelines for the reopening of masajid, as South Africa eased into Alert Level 2 at midnight on Monday. It follows at least five months of many masajid being closed, with a limited number reopening under Alert Level 3 which was[…]
A bid to have mosques re-opened during the lockdown has been dismissed by the North Gauteng High Court. Muhammed Bin Hassim Mohomed, Anas Mohammed Chotia and the As-Saadiqeen Islamic Centre launched an application to have the lockdown regulations declared unconstitutional, citing that it infringes on the religious obligations of Muslims.[…]
This opinion piece was written by Fatima Fatima Est for the Daily Vox. More than a thousand years ago, some men wrote against the presence of women at mosques. Contrary to the Prophetic practice where men and women prayed together in the mosque even at night, the accretions of the[…]
In keeping with the theme of social cohesion and social justice in Ramadan, VOC has again taken four masajid under its wings for the annual Ahlan Wasahlan (AWS) outreach project. The AWS project, now in its 18th year, aims to connect VOC with its listeners, through the recitation of Quran.[…]
The imamat at Masjidul Thani in Rocklands say they are shocked at the callous nature in which the masjid was burgled and vandalised yesterday. Burglars broke into the masjid in the early hours of Saturday morning, and left with the masjid’s computers, a video camera, sound equipment, two-way radios and[…]
It’s all hands on deck this morning as volunteers from across the city lend a hand to help the Al Imdaad Foundation pack humanitarian goods destined for the displaced Rohingya. The Al-Imdaad Foundation launched a national collection drive across most major towns and cities in South Africa three weeks ago[…]
With a strong focus on generosity and strengthening community ties during Ramadan, VOC is again calling on the Muslim community to support its flagship Ramadan outreach project, Ahlan Wa Sahlan (AWS). The radio station’s core staff and structures are ploughing their efforts to roll out a mass iftaar every Sunday[…]
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