UUCSA, hosted meeting with Mauritanian Ambassador

The United Ulama Council of South Africa – UUCSA, hosted a meeting with the Mauritanian Ambassador HE Jarr Ould Inalla in Durban on Sunday 12 February 2023. The Mauritanian Ambassador presented and introduced his country as he shared opportunities that can be taken up by South Africans. Presentations were also[…]

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UUCSA defends MJC’s fatwa on LGBTQIA+

by Tauhierah Salie The United Ulema Council of South Africa (UUCSA) has defended the MJC’s stance on LGBTQIA+, following backlash from the Desmond Tutu Foundation. The MJC’s seven-point fatwa outlined the Islamic perspective on homosexuality, admitting that the discussion is multi-facetted and that it is the sin that should face[…]

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UUCSA hosts strategic stakeholder meeting in Durban

The United Ulama Council of South Africa in partnership with AMAL, Awqaf and SANZAF hosted an important stakeholder meeting of NPO’s, Masjid Trustees, Ulama and professionals. The meeting was held at the weekend in Durban. Among those in attendance was Maulana Abdul Khaleq Allie, President of UUCSA and Deputy president[…]

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UUCSA sticks firm on its position to close masajid

The United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) has defended its position to close all masajid as South Africa deals with a global coronavirus of epic proportions. In a simulcast discussion on VOC this morning, UUCSA said the Shariah holds human life in the highest esteem. There’s been a backlash[…]

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Muslim civil society adds voice to Saudi executions

South African civil groups are adding their voices to calls for the Saudi Kingdom to halt a pending execution of three moderate Islamic scholars, who have been labelled as political dissidents for their views on Saudi politics. Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari have been in prison since[…]

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Judgement handed down in UUCSA trademark case

The Pretoria high court has ordered that a Port Elizabeth based organisation operating under the name of the United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) does not have claims to the trademark. The judgement follows a three year long fight between the Johannesburg based ulema organisation called UUCSA and what[…]

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