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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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Qurbani 1438

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Measles Vaccine

Measles Vaccine The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa takes note of the current measles outbreak in Gauteng, and understands the potential harm to the general population through the spread of measles. Ibn Abbas radhiyallahu anhu narrated that the Nabi Muhammad sallallahu

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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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