Amidst what has possibly been the worst year for rolling blackouts across the country, the matric class of 2022 received an overall pass rate of 80.1%. Since the inception of democracy, this is the second group of matriculants to breach the 80% pass rate.
The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has reported that at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, over 30 million worshippers have benefitted from volunteering services.
For pilgrims coming from the United Kingdom, Tunisia, Kuwait, Bangladesh and Malaysia, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced the commencement of the condition to register the biometric enrolment “fingerprint” in order to issue Umrah Visas online.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared 27 December, Tuesday, a public holiday.
Amidst the rolling blackouts, the Department of Health has reported five more of the country’s hospitals exempt from loadshedding.
On Friday, 18 November 2022, renowned religious scholar and President of Jamiyah Darul Uloom in Karachi – Hazrat Mufti Rafi Usmani – passed away in Karachi, Pakistan.
In India, Delhi, the Muzaffarnagar administration proceeded with plans to demolish a 300-year-old mosque after many requests to relocate the house of prayer fell on deaf ears of the local residents.
On a national radio broadcast last Friday evening – 11 November 2022 – Attorney Ismail Mohamed participated in an hour-long discussion concerning the topic of the Constitutional Court Judgement and its impact on Muslim marriages and divorces.
Slowly but surely, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is rolling out its services to several South African bank branches.
More than three million worshipers prayed in the Holy Rawdah at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah during the first three months of the current Hijri year