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Sheikh Ebrahim Gabriels

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Sh Ebrahim Gabriels was born and bred in Claremont As a result of the Group Areas Act, he was forcibly moved to Primrose Park Ext.17 near Surrey Estate where he as a younq man met up with his Ustaath, Imam Ismail Johnstone, who was a great Inspiration to him and urged him to study Arabic and the Deen of Islam. With great motivation and support from his beloved parents, he decided to further his studies in the city of our beloved Prophet (Pbuh), Medina.

He studied for nine in Medina and graduated from the Faculty of Shariah in the year 1987 and holds a BA Degree in Theology. He

Achmat Ebrahim

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Achmat Ebrahim has been working in the Local Government sector for more than 25 years and is currently employed by the City of Cape Town where he holds the position of City Manager. Achmat is responsible for managing the City’s Administration comprising about 22,000 staff with a budget of some R20 billion for the 2007/08 financial year, in service of a community of around 3.2 million people.  In the capacity of City Manager his high-level responsibilities are many and varied and include managing the Administrative-Political Interface and working towards more efficient and effective service delivery.


Inspirational Verse
(Surah 4- An-Nisaa : Verse 135)

O ye who believe!  Stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah, even as against

Sheikh Thafir Najjaar

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Sheikh Thafir is the President of the Islamic Council of South Africa and Imam of Masjidul Mansur in Mountview.




Inspirational Verse (Surah 4, An-Nisaa, verse 19)

The ayah that struck me where Allah command us is :

"And live in total kindness/honour with thou wives"

But consort with them in kindness , for if ye hate them it may happen that ye hate a thing wherein Allah hath placed much good.

Maulana Yusuf Karaan

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Yusuf Karaan

Maulana Yusuf Karaan, presently the mufti of the Muslim Judicial Council and Imam officiating at the Jamia Masjid, Strand.

Inspirational Verse (Surah 65 – At-Talaq, verses 2-3)

The verse which was really inspiring to me is the verse in Surah Talaaq:


“And for those who fear Allah, He (ever) prepares a way out and He provides for him from (sources) he never could imagine..."

It so happened that an agreement was made with my family at home in 1961 that on having written my final exam in Darul Uloom, India I was to proceed for hajj at the end

Farid Sayed

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Farid Sayed

Farid Sayed is the editor of Muslim Views, a national monthly newspaper published in Cape Town.

But, clearly, hp laserjet 3055 driver windows 7 32 bit Acer Aspire 5738PZG WiMax Driver I am just like you who is reading this right now.

His career in journalism began in 1975 as a junior reporter with Muslim News. In 1986, Farid co-founded the Muslim Views and was appointed its first editor. He was also the host of the early morning current affairs programme on the community radio station, Radio 786.



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