Muslims pray for rain

In a bid to bring some respite to the scorching weather that has fuelled a raging wildfire on Cape Town’s mountains, Muslims have been urged to pray for rain. On Tuesday evening, the Cape Town Islamic Educational Centre hosted Salaatul Istisqaa, a mass prayer for rain performed by the Mufti[…]

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Prayer is better than sleep

FEATURE by Idris Tawfiq When young Muslims meet others for the first time and find out that they are Muslim, often one of the very first questions they ask each other is, “Do you pray?” It’s as if this is their touchstone to see if the person they have met is[…]

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Say an extra prayer for Gaza

The Muslim Students Association (MSA) Union has made an impassioned appeal on Muslim communities to offer an extra prayer for Gaza on Friday. This extra prayer should be performed after the Taraweeh salah at the nearest mosque in your community. The Qiyaam (extra prayer) is offered during the Esha’i Salaah[…]

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Peace prayer in Manenberg

Imams and clerics from other faiths are hoping prayer will unite the Manenberg community to cope with  gang violence. Members from the Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum (WCRLF) will be hosting an interfaith prayer for peace on Sunday, 15 June 2014. Manenberg is known for its notorious gang activity and[…]

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