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Adhan Won’t Be Banned in South Africa: Muslim Body

CAPE TOWN – Defying earlier rumors, a spokesman of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has confirmed that the South African city of Cape Town is not planning to ban the adhan or the Muslim call to prayer. “We had a good meeting with city officials on Tuesday and they agreed to send their experts to …

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South African National Park Gets First Mosque

PHALABORWA – The Kruger National Park in South Africa erected its first ever mosque on December 3, Rekord Centurion Muslims reported. “The initiative was aimed at promoting inclusivity and diversity at the park. Many of the park’s visitors are Muslim, which had made an increased need for the mosque clear.” said the park’s managing executive, Glenn …

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South Africa Opens Mosques for Visits on Heritage Day

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,” reported on September 7. “The mosque open day programme is …

South Africa Gov’t to Recognize Muslim Marriages

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 …

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: Troublemaker or Peacemaker?

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.

Cape Town Jews Host Ramadan Iftar

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.

Book on Hajj Journey Dispels Myths of Islam

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

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