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‎The Start of Sha’baan 1438

‎The Start of Sha’baan 1438 Following widespread reports of the sighting of the new crescent, UUCSA has determined that 1st Sha’baan 1438, in South Africa, shall be on Fri 28 Apr 2017. The 15th‎ of Sha’baan, Night of Emancipation (Baraat)

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On the Passing of Mr Ahmed Kathrada: Funeral Arrangements

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On the Passing of Mr Ahmed Kathrada: Funeral Arrangements MEDIA RELEASE (For Immediate Release) On this occasion of the passing of another icon of the liberation struggle, Mr. Ahmed Kathrada, the Jamiatul Ulama South Africa conveys heartfelt condolence to his

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The Start of Rajab 1438

Start of Rajab 1438 In the evening of Tuesday, 28 March 2017, there was no reported sighting of the crescent marking the start of the month Rajab 1438. As such, in South Africa, the current month of Jumaadal Ukhraa shall

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Celebrating Uncle Kathy

Celebrating Uncle Kathy PRESS STATEMENT (For immediate Release) The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa is praying for the best of outcomes in ease, comfort and well-being for the ailing Mr Ahmed Kathrada as he remains in hospital recovering after a surgical

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Mr Sonny Bill Williams Remains BMW Brand Ambassador in New Zealand

Mr Sonny Bill Williams Remains BMW Brand Ambassador in New Zealand PRESS STATEMENT (for immediate release) The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa this week received a letter from BMW New Zealand in which the motor company asserts that they are not,

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Meeting with DIRCO on Genocide against the Rohingya

Meeting with DIRCO regarding genocide against Rohingya Muslims PRESS STATEMENT (For Immediate Release) A delegation comprising of Maulana Ebrahim Bham, the secretary general of  Jamiatul Ulama South Africa, Shaykh Ishaak Taliep, the secretary general of the Muslim Judicial Council and

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Press Statement: Sacrilege in Simonstown and Nelspruit

Desecration of a Simonstown Mosque and Graves in Nelspruit  PRESS STATEMENT (For immediate Release)  The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa (JUSA) has learnt with sadness of the news of an act of desecration in Simonstown where mischief-makers left a pig’s nose

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Denunciation of Bigoted Actions of a School Teacher

Denunciation of Bigoted Actions of a School Teacher PRESS STATEMENT (For immediate Release) The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa denounces the bigoted actions of a teacher at Apex Primary School in Lenasia who yesterday hurled verbal abuse at, and disrespectfully handled

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Moonsighting: Safar 1438

Moonsighting: Safar 1438 The United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA) has announced that there was no reported sighting of the crescent of Safar 1438. As such, in South Africa, the month of Muharram shall last 30 days until Tuesday

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An Affront to the Dignity of the Global Muslim Community

An Affront to the Dignity of the Global Muslim Community PRESS STATEMENT (For immediate Release) The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa expresses condemnation and outrage at the attempted brazen attack on the Holy City of Makkah by Yemeni rebel fighters as

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