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Hajj Waqf Pledgeline 2014

Awqaf SA will once again be hosting the Hajj Waqf Pledgeline on ITV. This will take place  at 7.30PM  (19h.30) on 1 October 2014 coinciding with 6 Dhil Hijjah (SA Time).  This will be the second Hajj Waqf fundraising drive launched by Awqaf SA. The purpose of the Hajj Waqf ...

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Qiraa’a Competition Final Results Announced

Results of the finals of the International Quraan recital award (IQRA 2014) (Co Sponsored by Awqaf SA) in Cape Town (in terms of rank): Under 15 cat 1. Muhammad Abdul Aziz- KZN 2. Abdurahmaan Badsha- KZN 3. Luqmaan Docrat- KZN Under 18 cat 1. Qaeed Davids- CPT 2. Gasan Leak- ...

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Waqf Airline Launched

WAQF being among one of the religious endowment in Islam, has existed since the days of Prophet Muhammad SAW. It acts as an economic catalyst and a social welfare instrument for the development of Islamic civilization. It is heralded as one of the pillars of success in the Islamic social ...

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Muslims Celebrate Heritage Day

A special Heritage Day 24 September 2014 programme was held at the Historic Site where Shaykh Yusuf of Macassar  and his entourage were exiled in the 17th century.  Key influential community leaders addressed the community on the History, legacy and identity of Muslims in South Africa. Speakers ranged from Dr. ...

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Book Launch of “Ulema, Waqf, and Ottoman State”

Awqaf during the Ottoman (osmanli) era proliferated throughout the length and breadth of the Ottoman provinces including the Balkans, the Maghreb – North Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Istanbul became known as the “haven of Awqaf”. Selim Argun’s study of the Ulema, Waqf, and the Ottoman State ...

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Cape Town Hosts International Qur’aan Recital Award

South Africa hosts international Qur’aan challenge Excitement is mounting for the eagerly awaited International Qur’aan Recital Award (IQRA) that is due to take place from 18 to 21 September 2014 at Masjidul Baghr, in Strandfontein, Cape Town. The event is an attempt by the South African Qur’aan Union to honour ...

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