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Eid-ul-Fitr / 1 Shawwal 1439

Eid-ul-Fitr / 1 Shawwal 1439 Following the sighting of the new crescent of Shawwal 1439 in many places in South Africa, the United Ulama Council of South Africa has confirmed that Ramadan 1439 has ended. It follows then that in

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Moonsighting Data: Shawwal 1439

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Moonsighting Procedures: A Community Notice

Moonsighting Procedures: A Community Notice The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa Central Hilaal Committee, based at our head office in Johannesburg, is responsible for crescent observations. Monthly sightings of the new moon (crescent) are co-ordinated by this committee. The crescent of

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UUCSA Confirms the Start of Ramadan 1439

Following the widespread reported sighting of the crescent, the month of Sha’baan 1439 has ended with 29 days. Consequently, the United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) has determined that Ramadan, in South Africa, starts tonight. The first day of

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Condemning Attacks on Persons and Arson at a Mosque

Condemning Attacks on Persons and Arson at a Mosque PRESS STATEMENT (Issued by the United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA), the umbrella body of major theological formation in South Africa) (For Immediate Release) The United Ulama Council of South

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Ramadan 1439 Johannesburg Prayer Times

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UUCSA Message Marking Israeli Apartheid Week 2018

The United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) requests Imams to read the following message this Friday, 16th March 2018 during the Jumuah Sermon in partly marking the 2018 Israeli Apartheid Week. All praise is due to Allah and may His

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Voter Registration: A Public Appeal

Voter Registration: A Public Appeal Once again the election cycle is upon us. In 2019, South Africa will once more go to the polls to elect a leadership that will continue to steward the country towards the aspirations of the masses

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Ghouta… ‘Hell on Earth’

Ghouta… ‘Hell on Earth’ PRESS STATEMENT (For immediate Release) In spite of a UN Security Council resolution calling for a temporary truce to allow for humanitarian aid and safe passage of civilians and the injured out of the beleaguered city

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Rohingya Crisis

Rohingya Crisis Appeal

They are called “… the most oppressed ethnic minority in the world…” The Rohingya Muslims of Burma are on the run. Again. More than 100,000 have been internally displaced.  Over 40 of their villages have been torched and homes razed

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