Voice of the Cape


CT hifz student tackles cycling championship

By Rukaya Mosavel A young and aspiring hifth student’s passion for cycling has earned him a spot in the Union Cyclist International Junior World championship in Germany in August. Mirsab Jordan, a student of the Quran, who is just 17 years old, is in his fourth year and ten juz[…]

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UK Quran scholar visits Cape Town

A leading figure in the study of Quran is visiting Cape Town this week to launch his translation of “The Majestic Quran, a plain English Quran.” Dr Musharraf Hussain Al Azhari, who hails from the UK, is a guest of Muslim Hands South Africa. He is visiting the country for[…]

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Workshop to revitalize huffath before Ramadan

A workshop aimed at preparing memorizers of the Quraan (Hufaath) for the coming month of Ramadan takes place in April under the auspicious of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) and the Imaamat Council of Mitchell’s Plain (ICOMP). The month of Ramadan is one of the sacred months in the Islamic[…]

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SA’s best young huffath head to Quran finals

South Africa’s young and brightest Quran reciters will converge on the Nizamye Masjid in Midrand on Saturday 24 February for the annual National Quran Memorization Competition. The event is hosted by the South African National Quran Council (SANQC) and will be broadcast live on VOC after Maghrib. This year is[…]

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First females Qirā-āt Completion Ceremony

Cape Town will witness the first females-only completion ceremony of a group of young hāfithā who will be completing various qirā-āt, under a female teacher at Darun-Na’im Masjid in Wynberg. Mu’allimah Ayesha bint Ganief Abrahams is the only female in South Africa to have attained sanad and ijāzah in the[…]

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