Shaykh Yusuf of Macassar

Kramat festival cancelled due to drought

Organisers of the popular Shaykh Yusuf Kramat Festival in Faure have made a “difficult” decision to cancel this year’s event due to the current drought. More than 5 000 Cape Muslims attend the religious and cultural event every year, to pay their respects to Shaykh Yusuf of Macassar and to[…]

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Tuan Yusuf of Macassar, a transnational hero

While South Africa and Indonesia have only enjoyed formal diplomatic ties since August 1994, the link between the two countries is rooted as far back as 322 years. This bond was harnessed by the unparalleled influence of Shaykh Yusuf of Macassar, who secured the vibrancy of Islam and tassawuf within[…]

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