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Waqf: the lost rich Islamic heritage

Written by Ismail Barreh Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:09   Waqf is a religious endowment in Islamic law. A donor designates something to be used solely for the benefit of the poor and needy. Photo credit: A wave of change sweeps the Islamic world and Muslim countries are opening ...

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Leaders & Legacies: The RAM & Sara Salojee Waqf & Biography Project

Muslims have been part of the struggle for human rights and  freedom since their arrival on the shores of South Africa in the early 17th century. We recall the revered names of Tuan Guru, Shaykh Yusuf, Hadjie Matarim and others (May Allah be pleased with them) who made the ultimate ...

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300 RAM Salojee Biographies gifted at World Toilet Summit

300 biographies  of Dr Rashid Ahmed Mahmood (RAM)  Salojee were handed to delegates at the World Toilet Summit (WTS) held in Durban, South Africa  two weeks ago by Awqaf SA.  The  gifts were  arranged and presented by Br Rafik Bhayat who attended the WTS along with Br Dr Abdul Karrim ...

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Call for papers to the 9th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance

THE NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ISLAMIC ECONOMICS AND FINANCE (ICIEF) Growth, Equity and Stability: An Islamic Perspective 9-11 September 2013, Istanbul, TURKEY       The Ninth ICIEF at a Glance   Recovery from the global financial crisis and subsequent economic downturn remains fragile. Persistent risks to financial and economic ...

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Awqaf SA honours high achievers

South Africa’s Muslim movers and shakers were honoured at a special awards ceremony hosted by Awqaf SA at the weekend. At a gala dinner in Cape Town, the endowment organisation gave recognition to some well-known names in Muslim media as well as the more quieter, unknown individuals working tirelessly in ...

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UWC adds Symposium Proceedings to Library

The University of the Western Cape acknowledges the Awqaf SA donated publication PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ISLAMIC CIVILISATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. The publication comprises several reserach papers presented at the INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ISLAMIC CIVILISATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA which was jointly organised during September 2006 by the National ...

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