The Western Cape Department of Health assured the Muslim Judicial Council (SA) that the unwritten policy to prioritise Muslim post mortems still stands at a special meeting held in Cape Town today.
The MJC (SA) condemns in the strongest of terms the cowardly and barbaric act of terrorism that killed 276 people and injured more than 300 in the Somali capital, Mogadishu over the weekend. The death toll is set to rise.
Shaykh Ihsaan Taliep was elected as the president the United Ulema Council of South Africa (UUCSA) for a second term during their elective AGM in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
The Western Cape is experiencing its worst drought in more than 100 years. Storage dams are at it’s lowest level due to a reduction in annual average rainfall and increased water consumption by residents.
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has raised concerns following reports from the community that bodies are not being swiftly released from Cape Town mortuaries in time for the customary 24-hr burial procedure in Islam.
Our water situation in Cape Town stands at less than 27 percent drinkable water which is not enough to take us through our summer period. We, therefore, encourage every able person to attend the Salāh al-Istisqā on Sunday, the 10th of Muḥarram, at Chukker Road Sportsfield, Kenwyn.
The MJC (SA) is deeply saddened and strongly condemn the vandalism perpetrated against the St Marks Anglican Church on Wednesday afternoon.
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) calls on the Western Cape community to perform Solaatul Istisqaa in congregation on Sunday, 01st October 2017.
The Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa (MJC) expresses its well wishes to all South African Muslims and all Muslims across the world as we welcome the Islamic New Year – Muharram 1439.
Assalaamoe Alaykoem I greet you with the universal greetings of peace. May Allah (God) grant us the peace and tranquillity throughout our lives. To all of us — the mothers, the sisters, the daughters and our counterparts.