Voice of the Cape


NZ Muslim community waiting to bury loved ones

By Anees Teladia There are hopes that the bodies of all the victims of the Christchurch terror attacks in New Zealand will be returned to the grief-stricken families by Thursday, for them to be buried by Islamic rites this week. While authorities have not publicly named the deceased killed in[…]

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Durban mosque petrol bombed

A case of arson was registered at the Durban police station following an arson attack on the Faizane Mariam Masjid on Monday morning. It is suspected that the attackers poured petrol on the building and fled the scene after setting it alight. Images on social media showed the inside of[…]

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1 killed, another injured in Mayfair mosque shooting

A 40-year-old man has been shot dead outside the Mayfair Jummah Masjid in Johannesburg on Tuesday night. Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini told News24 the incident occurred at about 19:00. He said two unknown suspects are believed to have shot a man who was leaving the mosque. “When he[…]

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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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