DURBAN – In keeping with the spirit of the Shaka Heritage Day of South Africa on September 24 when the citizens are encouraged to celebrate diversity, selected mosques across the country will be open for visits as part of the “National Mosque Open Day campaign,” IOL.co.za reported on September 7. “The mosque open day programme is …
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CAPE TOWN – A court in South Africa has ordered the government to recognize Muslim marriages, after long years of campaigning to protect Muslim women and children’s rights. “The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) welcomes the decision of the Western Cape High Court in granting relief in the form of providing Muslim women and their children …
South Africans are never going to forget Nelson Mandela. For the fight he fought we stand tall with pride, knowing we will never again have to endure the indignity of being classed inferior.
A South African shoe retailer has apologized to the country’s Muslim community after using the name of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) on their latest items.
As the Knysna fires disaster spread, teams of Muslim firefighters flocked to the region, battling blaze after blaze, while maintaining the fast of the holy month of Ramadan.
Bringing followers of the two faiths closer, Cape Town synagogue hosted a special iftar on Saturday, allowing Muslims and Jews to observe iftar and Sabbath together.
South African anti-apartheid Muslim activist and icon Ahmed Kathrada was laid to rest on Wednesday, March 29, at the age of 87, after passing away peacefully in a Johannesburg hospital.
Emphasizing the spiritual and peaceful aspects of Islam, a South Africa Muslim social cohesion advocate released on Sunday, November 6, a new book documenting the life-time journey of hajj, offering a different image of Islam
Anticipating the visit by the former Israeli President Shimon Perez to South Africa, a Muslim lawyers association has filed an official request with authorities to have him arrested when he enters the country next week.
The grandson of the renowned South African leader Nelson Mandela has tied the know earlier this month, reportedly after reverting to Islam in 2015.