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Shafiq Morton pens new book on Tuan Guru

The life of Tuan Guru, one of the South African Muslim community’s most iconic figures, has been re-visited in a  fascinating new book. “From the Spice Islands to Cape Town:  The Life and Times of Tuan Guru”, is written by VOC presenter and journalist Shafiq Morton and brings to fruition[…]

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China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps

OPINION by Khaled A Beydoun Rwanda. East Timor. Myanmar. The world has a cruel habit of ignoring humanitarian disasters until it’s too late. Old habits die hard, and the people targeted by state-led ethnic cleansing programs even harder. But the reports of mass concentration camps and the criminalisation of Islam[…]

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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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Turkish President Erdogan addresses SA Muslims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said Ankara would not allow the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO) to make South Africa its base. At the inauguration of a new Turkish Embassy building in South Africa’s capital Pretoria, Erdogan warned the country of the threat of FETO as South Africa is[…]

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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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Muslim minds to engage Cape Accord

Some of Cape Town’s leading Muslim thinkers and scholars will on Sunday engage in a dialogue on the much anticipated Cape Accord– a public statement calling for tolerance and unity in South Africa and the Muslim world. The Cape Accord embraces the spirit of the Amman Message signed in 2005[…]

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