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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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Muslims urged to register to vote this weekend

Islamic organisations have urged Muslims to register to vote this weekend ahead of the 2019 national elections. Despite its best efforts to collect the addresses of voters, the electoral commission does not have addresses for 2.8 million voters. The registration drive takes place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11 March[…]

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Muslims and inter-faith relations over Xmas

Imam Rashid Omar from the Claremont Main Road Mosque believe believes 2017 has been an outstanding one for Muslim-Christian relations at the local level. In June, Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba delivered the keynote address at the Claremont Main Road Mosque’s Annual General Meeting and called for greater interfaith solidarity in[…]

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The Pathway to the Cape Accord

The following are extracts from a khutbah by Sa’dullah Khan titled Pathway to Cape Accord, delivered at Claremont Main Road Mosque on Friday 22 December 2017 Muslims and Christians currently constitute more than fifty-five percent of the world’s population. This makes the relationship between these two religious communities a significant[…]

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Turkey summons UAE envoy after Ottoman insult retweet

Turkey has summoned a United Arab Emirates diplomat over a recent social media post insulting an Ottoman-era governor that was shared by the UAE’s foreign minister. Acting UAE ambassador Hawla Ali al-Shamsi was summoned to the Turkish foreign ministry, sources from the ministry told Anadolu news agency on condition of[…]

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