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Book launch

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in collaboration with Awqaf SA invite you to the book launch of “Evaluating Shaykh Yusuf Al-Makassari and Imam Abdullah Tidore’s (aka Tuan Guru) ideational teaching: Reinforcing Indonesia – South Africa’s relations.”

This was a hybrid event that linked up with Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg.

The program included:
Deliberations by an esteemed panel of guests
Review and discussion of the book


Both Shaykh Yusuf and Imam Abdullah (aka Tuan Guru) were legendary leaders, scholars, and founders of Islam in South Africa. The book is authored by various contributors, expertly edited, and published by the Indonesian Embassy in South Africa. The book was simultaneously launched in hybrid events in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban.

Event details

Saturday 23 July 2022

Hasanain Abdullah