Voice of the Cape


Only use experienced slaughterers for home Qurbani: SPCA

Qurbani farms in the Western Cape will be experiencing an increase in traffic over the coming days as Muslims prepare for the annual religious celebration of Eid-ul-adha (Eid of Sacrifice). Qurbani rituals will commence from Tuesday 21st August and thousands of livestock will be slaughtered over the coming week. The[…]

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ML Ihsaan Hendricks: A man who challenged religious stereotypes

Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks’ legacy has rested on his ability to break social stereotypes within the local community and in particular, the unspoken expectations of religious identity. Interesting insights into one of South Africa’s most celebrated scholars has started to unravel, following his untimely passing at the weekend. Hendricks’, the former[…]

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Muslims urged to fast during Dhul Hijja

As we move closer to the start of Dhul Hijja and the hajj season, the MJC leadership says it’s deeply concerned about the level of moral degradation in South Africa. The ulema have therefore called upon the Muslim community, to utilize the first nine days of Dhul Hijja in fasting.[…]

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MJC visits Madibas village for centenary celebrations

In a beautiful gesture of inter-cultural and interfaith relations, members of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) trekked to the beautiful village of Mvezo Komkhulu in the Eastern Cape, the birth place of Madiba, to attend the Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Centenary celebrations. Mandela would have celebrated his birthday on Wednesday and[…]

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