Sh Brown, a servant of the Holy Quran

The Muslim community in Cape Town has reacted with shock at the loss of one of its most beloved sons, after the untimely passing of Shaykh Abd al-Rasheed Brown. Tributes have since come in from far and wide, especially amongst fellow shuyukh and students that have sought to remember him[…]

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Tributes to ‘Mrs Shaikh’

The ‘mother of the struggle in Cape Town’ and the ‘mother of the Islamic movement in South Africa’ is how two activists Anwar Nagia, chairman of the District Six Trust and Yusuf Mohamedy of the Muslim Youth Movement described Hadjie Ghairoonesa Hendricks when they learnt of her passing away. Achmat[…]

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Tributes pour in for Nurul Minton

“She was so committed to the cause, not only for women but everybody who was vulnerable. She was always there (to help), and she touched so many people’s lives.” This was but one of many tributes directed towards the late social worker Nurul Minton, a community icon who passed away[…]

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Cressy’s Mr Meyer, a “true legend”

Learners, educators and alumni are paying tribute to Mr Peter Meyer, the former principal of Harold Cressy high school, who passed away on Saturday. Mr Meyer served as principal from 1990-1996 before his retirement. He also played an important role in the school’s contribution to the liberation struggle. He served[…]

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Tributes pour in for Mulaudzi

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to Olympic silver medalist, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, who died on Friday. “The nation has lost a true hero and one of our most disciplined and talented athletes who flew the South African flag across the sporting globe,” said Zuma. “We wish to convey, on behalf[…]

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