new year

Muharram: Practice moderation

The start of the new Islamic year 1437 also marks the start of Muharram, one of the most sacred months on the Islamic calendar. This month is significant as it highlights the day of Ashura. Also during the month of Muharram, we recall the brutality which claimed the life of[…]

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Islamic New Year welcomed with mass gathering

Press release from the CTIEC: Hundreds of Muslims converged to Cape Town to attend the “Mass Dhikr” that marks the start of the new Islamic Year (1437), a now annual gathering organised by the Habibia Soofie Masjid and considered one of the largest Muharram Dhikr gatherings in Cape Town. Saturday[…]

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2015: Making good desicions

OPINION by Andriques Che Petersen The year 2014 has served up a long list of disappointments; and an even longer list of spectacles – spikes in the boredom we experience in day-to-day life. On the 1st of January 2015 we will have lived another 12 months, 53 more weeks and[…]

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New Year, New Leaf

FEATURE BY Dr. Wael Shihab-The New Hijri Year occasion is a time for reflection, assessment, and planning for the coming year. One should seize this occasion by assessing his work in the past year(s) and planning to lead a better life in the coming year. It’s high time for reflecting[…]

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