moonsighting

UUCSA yet to reach consensus on hilaal

The United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) says it has yet to reach a consensus on whether there was a sighting of the moon for the new Islamic month of Rab’ul Awwal. Confusion reigned when reports on social media indicated the moon was reportedly sighted in Cape Town and[…]

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Cold, wet conditions expected for Eid moon sighting

The Crescent Observer’s Society (COS), known as ‘die Maankykers’ will brave Cape Town’s blistery cold weather on Tuesday evening, for the annual Eid moon-sighting at Three Anchor Bay. The sighting of the moon will mark the end of the sacred month of Ramadan, and the beginning of Shawwal. VOC will[…]

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Eid moon-sighting on Sunday

With Muslims in the final phase of Ramadan, VOC now prepares for the annual moon sighting on Sunday 27th July at Three Anchor Bay. VOC is the official broadcaster, after having received a special events license to broadcast from the iconic viewing point in Sea Point. Hundreds of Capetonians will[…]

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Ramadan moonsighting tonight

Members of the Cresent Observers Society of South Africa and the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) will gather at Three Anchor Bay in Sea Point on Saturday evening for the sighting of the moon for the month of Ramadhan 1435. The sighting will take place immediately after Maghrib, with the announcement[…]

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