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DUMINY SHARES THE CARE

Former South African T20 Cricket Captain, JP Duminy, joined the Share the Care campaign powered by Awqaf SA in partnership with Islamic Relief South Africa to distribute food hampers and face masks in Mitchell’s Plain and Khayelitsha.

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SIYA KOLISI SHARES THE CARE AS VILLAGES GET CLEAN WATER

Two boreholes sponsored by, Awqaf SA through its Share the Care campaign, in partnership with the Siya Kolisi Foundation and Crescent of Hope, will be handed over to the community under the authority of the Matsila Royal Family.

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SA MUSLIM COMMUNITY’S COVID-19 RESPONSE RECORDS MORE THAN R7 MILLION IN DONATIONS IN WEEK ONE

The Muslim community of South Africa - represented by its numerous Theological, Civil Society, and Community Organisations across the country - have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response.

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Muslim Community Responds to the Call for Social Solidarity

The Muslim Community of South Africa, represented by our numerous Social Welfare, Emergency Relief, and Civil Society Organisations have heard the call of our President to assist the poor and vulnerable during the 21-day lockdown period.

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AWQAF SA CEO IN TOP 500 OF WORLD’S INFLUENCERS

Zeinoul Abedien Cajee, founder and CEO of the National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA), was recently voted amongst the top 500 people who influence the Islamic economy worldwide. Cajee, together with Ebrahim Moolla of the Rand Merchant Bank, were honoured at the launch of the maiden edition of the ISLAMICA 500 at the 11th World Islamic Economic Forum in Kuala Lumpur. According to the publisher, Prof. Laurent Marlière, the ISLAMICA 500 is an exclusive guide of selected thought leaders, executives, professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world, active in the Islamic economy and the Halal industry. “Personalities listed have been selected from across the globe…selection is granted only to those individuals who have demonstrated leadership, achievement, and contribution to the development of the Islamic economy,” he said. Marlière added that the “specificity of the Islamic economy” was its modernity. There was no paradox between an economic system based on ethics and values and the challenges faced by a digital economy. “(We have to remember that) the Islamic economy, also described as the Halal industry, is the fastest-growing segment of the world’s economy. It encompasses one human being out of five. It is a blank economy. It is a blank page that still needs to be written,” he said. Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman of World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation (WIEF), said that connectivity was the key to sustainable economic growth. The publication of the ISLAMICA 500 was an opportune time to have a Who’s Who of influential personalities and ...

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