Imam Abdullah al-Haddãd, the creator and writer of the Rãtibul Haddaad, was born into a devout family. Despite becoming blind at the age of three, he wrote numerous influential books and delivered lectures that significantly contributed to the spread of Islam globally. Remarkably, his lack of physical vision seemed to be compensated by a profound Read more
The Stegman Road Mosque in Claremont, Cape Town, is not only a place of worship but also a monument of profound historical significance, particularly intertwined with the life of Imam Abdullah Haroon. A revered figure in South African history, Imam Haroon’s legacy is deeply rooted in the struggle against apartheid and his association with the mosque.
Masjid-al-Furqaan, nestled within the bustling campus of Islamia College in Cape Town, stands as a beacon of Islamic faith and practice in the region. This mosque is not just a structure of bricks and mortar; it is a vibrant center for spiritual growth and community interaction.
The Muslim population in South Africa has seen considerable growth from the time the first adherents arrived at the Cape Colony in the late 17th century. Originally hailing from Amboina in the Maluku islands of what is now Indonesia, these early Muslims were brought to the Cape as part of a military contingent to aid Read more
Sheikh Sa’dullah Khan has long been recognized as a fervent proponent of the intrinsic value of traditional Sunni Islamic education and the essential role it plays in contemporary society. His dynamic and insightful lectures have become a cornerstone for Muslims seeking to deepen their understanding of their faith, challenging misconceptions and laying a solid groundwork Read more
Sheikh Sa’dullah Khan, a figure synonymous with both educational leadership and the anti-apartheid movement, has a history of activism that traces back to his days as chairperson of the Muslim Students Association (MSA) at the University of Durban-Westville, now known as the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His early accomplishments include memorizing the Qur’an at the tender Read more