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MJC opts not to sign Cape Accord

As discussion around the contentious Cape Accord intensifies within the Muslim community, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has announced that it will not sign the document, citing “contextual inconsistencies.” The MJC discussed the contents of the document at a special General Majlis Meeting on Wednesday. The Cape Accord embraces the[…]

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MJC lauds unifying spirit in Malmesbury community

The Muslim Judicial Council has lauded the positive spirit of Malmesbury residents and says its encouraged by the display of unity and harmony in the community, in the wake of last week’s brutal murders at the mosque. The community has been rocked by the murder of two Muslim men stabbed[…]

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MJC Eid message to Muslim community

“O you who have believed, fear Allāh as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims” [Surah Āli Ímrān, verse 102] All Praise is due to Allāh, Lord of the Worlds; Peace and Blessings be upon our Beloved Prophet Muḥammad (PBUH) his family and companions. The Muslim[…]

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Muslims reeling after Malmesbury attack

What was meant to have been a joyous and fulfilling end of Ramadan has turned into one of sadness and tragedy, as the Muslim community in Cape Town reels after a devastating and senseless attack at the Malmesbury masjid. On Thursday morning, two musallees at the mosque, 74 year old[…]

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MJC denounces discord within SA Muslim community

The Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa has called for unity and denounced apparent discord within the local Muslim community. Describing Ramadan 2018 as an “extremely difficult and strenuous, in a statement released on Wednesday the ulama body said the sacred month has been overshadowed by what it termed “controversy,[…]

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