The top two prizes of the King Abdul Aziz International Qur’an contest, which was held at the Grand Mosque in Makkah recently, went to non-Arabs from Nigeria and Bangladesh, an official said.
A long awaited programme to once again acknowledge the selfless services of our respected mothers and sisters who assist Darul Ihsan on an on-going basis was held on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 at the NMJ Islamic Centre in Morningside. A congregation of close to six hundred volunteers many of whom are associated with the ‘Feed-a-Pupil ‘ and ‘Feed-a-Patient’ projects attended the programme that culminated in a sumptuous lunch. The pro bono services and contributions of those present were acknowledged and motivation towards steadfastness and sincerity was delivered.
Just a few days after the shocking bus accident in which 8 young Zulu maidens and two minders lost their lives we are faced with the horrific accident at Field’s Hill which claimed the lives of at least 22 people, with many critically injured.