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Awqaf SA joins international forum

The National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa has become a founding member of the newly established Awqaf International Organisation (AIO). The announcement was made during the opening ceremony of the third Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES 2016) held last week at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. CEO and Founder of[…]

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Waqf training empowers ulema

AwqafSA in partnership with the Boland Islamic Council Waqf hosted their first session of Waqf training on Saturday 9th May 2015. The event was hosted in Kromboom Road and presenters included Awqaf SA members, Mikaeel Collier, Madina Institute’s Dr Salie Abrahams, Former Awqaf SA CEO Raaghieb Najaar and CA Zeinoul[…]

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Awqaf SA wins big at Islamic Economy Awards

The positive efforts of the National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA) were rewarded on Wednesday after the organization took home top honors in the Waqf and Endowments category, at the 2nd Islamic Economy Awards. The event, held annually in Dubai, aims to recognize innovative business orientated initiatives, which[…]

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Power of waqf revealed in new book

With the assistance of the local Awqaf Foundation of the South Africa, prominent Turkish historian and author, Dr. Selim Argun, is set to launch a new book titled ‘Elite Configurations and the Clusters of Power, the Ulema, Waqf and the Ottoman State 1789 -1839’. The central focus of the book[…]

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