Wednesday, October 23, 2019

THE 13TH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM HELD IN NAIROBI, KENYA 28TH to 31ST MARCH 2019

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THE 12th LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME HELD IN MOMBASA, KENYA 6th to 9th DECEMBER 2018

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Welcome to the Africa Federation Eid Competition

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Report of Jamadil Akher 1440 AH

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Solidarity Day 2019

Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya Stem Work

STEM workshops are designed to provide an interactive and engaging experience to support classroom- based science, technology, engineering and math. A range of soft skills such as; teamwork and communication complement the academic elements to give learners a comprehensive overview of this exciting area. The workshop involves Destination Imagination (DI) which is the world’s largest […]

Managing Committee

Federation Samachar Team   Munir Daya Chief Editor Mahjabeen Daya Associate Editor Fatima Patel Laison Officer – Africa Federation Secretariat Mukhtar Damji Local Distribution Husseinali Shaban Advertising

AFED Delegation Visits Arusha and Moshi Jamaats

Ref: AK/PR/2011/43 The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi accompanied by the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan along with the Chairman of Tabligh Board – AFTAB, Sayyid Hassan Naqvi and the Chairman of the Housing Development Board, Alhaj Munawer Bharwani joined Arusha and Moshi Jamaats members in the Aza’a of Ashra-e-Muharram from 5th to […]

Moon Forecast – Zilhajj 1432 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/112/11 The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Zilhajj 1432 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). The birth of the Astronomical New Moon […]

Contact Bukoba Jamaat

Africa Federation and The World Federation Jointly Supports the Victims of the Zanzibar Ferry Disaster   Ref: AK/PR/2011/36������������������������������������������������������������Date: 14th September 2011 The Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi Visits Zanzibar to express condolences. On Tuesday, 13th September 2011, the Chairman of The Africa Federation accompanied by the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, AFED Nominated Councillor, […]

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Vol 34 Issue No. 1 – Ramadhan 1431

fsiaugust2010 August 2010 Ramadhan 1431 In This Issue Federation News Exclusive Interview – Dr Asghar Moledina Conference – The World Federation, Nasimco, Africa Federation Grand Opening 0 Durban Mosque� Down Memory Lane Higher Learning Alleviating Poverty Sleep Debt Download This Issue�

New Moon – Jamadi ul Awwal 1433 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/147/12 It is notified for general information of all Jamaats in Africa that FIRST JAMADI UL AWWAL 1433 will fall on Sunday 25th March 2012. The important dates during the month are: � Jamadi ul Awwal 5, 1433� � March 29, 2012�� (Thursday) � WILADAT OF BIBI ZAINAB (AS)�� � Secretariat��

Eye Camp at Kilondoni, Mafia Island

Ref: BMM 4-1433 Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania in collaboration with Beta Charitable Trust of UK organized an eye and medical camp at Kilondoni district on Mafia Island from 14th to the 16th of October 2011. Flightlink Airline supported the camp with a complimentary charter plane to ferry the team to the Island. The organizers […]

Munawar Bharwani appointed AFED Housing Board Chairman

IRCULAR NO: JMT/113/2011 Munawar Kassimali Bharwani We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Munawar Bharwani to the post of Chairman of the Housing Development Board of Africa Federation. Munawar bhai is a Dar es Salaam based businessman. He is an active social worker of our community for many years. Munawar bhai completed his […]

Graduation Ceremony at Hawzatul Bilal

Hawzatul Bilal, the new name that it was given upon re- establishment, was started in 2008 with 15 students and 3 teachers. Presently it has 40 students and 5 teachers. 9 out of 13 students from the first batch succeeded to join Al Qaim Hawza in Tanga to pursue their studies. The students who graduated […]

BMM Tanzania – Celebration of Wiladat at Pangani Centre

CELEBRATION OF WILADAT OF LADY FATIMA (MASOOMA E QUM) AT PANGANI CENTRE Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania, Pangani Centre which operates under Tanga Region Bilal Muslim Mission celebrated the birth anniversary of Lady Fatima (SA), (Hazrat Masooma-e-Qum) for ladies.

New Moon – Shawwal 1432 A. H.

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/106/11��������������������������������������������������������������������� NEW MOON � SHAWWAL 1432 AH It is notified for general information of all Jamaats in Africa that FIRST SHAWWAL 1432 will fall on Wednesday 31st August 2011. The important dates during the month are: Shawwal 08, 1432 September 07, 2011 (Wednesday) Yaum-e-Gham Shawwal 25, 1432 September 24, 2011 (Saturday) Wafat of 6th […]

The Recovery Position

The recovery position is as its name, is a specific position in which a recovering casualty is placed in allowing a safe recovery. It is an extremely important position to master for anyone who wants to be a good First Aider. Why use the recovery position? It keeps the casualty in a stable position with […]

CPR

What is CPR?  CPR is an emergency medical procedure for a victim who is not breathing and does not have a pulse such as victims of cardiac arrest or, in some circumstances, respiratory arrest. When should you perform CPR? Assess the scene and make sure it is safe for you Call Emergency Medical Services or […]

Approaching a Casualty

Step 1.  Assess the situation Take control of your feelings, don’t act impulsively Look for danger; is there any risk to you or the casualty? Put your safety first. If possible remove danger from casualty or casualty from danger. If it is unsafe, call for emergency help and wait for it to arrive. Step 2.  Assess the casualties Is […]

Nomination – Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year 2011

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/124/11 The Sports Council of Africa Federation calls upon all Jamaats under the Africa Federation and the Conseil Regional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L’Ocean Indien (Regional Council of Madagascar) to submit their nominations for the “Sportswoman and Sportsman of the year” by filling in the enclosed Questionnaires. Jamaats are requested to […]

Bilal Tanzania Regional Chairmen Meet

Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania held their first ever Regional Chairmen meet on 8th and 9th of October 2011 in collaboration with the Office Bearers of Africa Federation. This is the first ever meeting of the Regional Chairmen since Alhaj Shabbir Somji came into office as Chairman of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania.

Haji Muhammadali Sachedina Kalyan (Mombasa)

At a very young age he left India migrated to Mombasa and worked for Ismail Kalyan’s company in Lamu. In 1914 he joined another company of Haji Dawoodbhai Haji Nasser and worked for many years as a Manager, he played a great role in this company.

Eye Camp At Vigwaza Village � Bagamoyo District

Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania held a free eye camp at Vigwaza village about 80 km from Dar es Salaam which was held at Vigwaza Primary School, by courtesy of The Headmaster of the school. Zuberi Hassani. We are grateful to him and his team for giving us full support and cooperation.

Alhaj Sabirhoussen Goulamaly appointed as AFED Vice Chairman from Regional Council

“May God shower (His) mercy upon a people who had been lamps and illumination (for guiding others); they used to invite people towards us by means of their deeds.” (Imam Sadiq (as)) In Pakistan’s flood-affected areas, Islam is vanishing. Local residents across the nation’s remote villages cannot afford the services of Islamic scholars, who are […]

BMM Tanzania – Amani School Mourns Nassor Ismael

AMANI SCHOOL MOURNS NASSOR ISMAEL Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania, Zanzibar Branch regrets to announce the loss of their dear pupil Nassor Ismael of class 6B in the tragic accident of the of M.V Spice Islander which capsized off the coast of Zanzibar on Saturday, 10th September 2011.

Moon Forecast – Rabi’ul Aakhar 1432 AH

Moon Forecast – Rabi’ul Aaakhar 1432 AH The forecast for the Crescent of 1stRabi’ul Aakhar 1432 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). The birth of […]

Muharram 1433: The World Federation launches .Islamic Scholars for Islamic Centres. fundraising appeal

“May God shower (His) mercy upon a people who had been lamps and illumination (for guiding others); they used to invite people towards us by means of their deeds.” (Imam Sadiq (as)) In Pakistan’s flood-affected areas, Islam is vanishing. Local residents across the nation’s remote villages cannot afford the services of Islamic scholars, who are […]

Sports Persons of the Year 2010

Ali Rehemtulla of Dar-Es-Salaam and Abida Mustafa Virjee of Arusha are the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year 2010 At the 72ndSupreme Council Session held in Mombasa, the Chairman of the Sports Council of the Africa Federation Alhaj Mahmood Somji on behalf of his Committee announced the names of the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the […]

Vol 36 Issue No 2 – Rajab 1435 A.H.

May 2014 Rajab 1435 In this Issue: AFED strenghtens ties with Mauritius Dr. Moledina is WF President WF 6th Executive Council Meeting in Mumbai Profiles: Mohamed Khalfan and Shabnees Siwjee AFED visits Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius Download This Issue

Federation Samachar April 2015 issue released

The April 2015 issue of the Federation Samachar, the magazine of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa, was released in Dar es Salaam on 29th April, 2015. Copies will be available to Jamaats in Africa from this week. Jamaats outside Africa will receive copies in the next few weeks. This 104 page issue carries news and views from correspondents and […]

Vol 36 Issue No 3 – Rajab 1436

Federation Samachar – Online Version – Volume 38 No 1 – April 2018 Issue In this Issue April 2018 – Shab’aan 1439 Federation Samachar Interviews AFED Chairman Africa Federation Delegates visit Jamaats Africa Federation’s New Housing Project Africa Federation Qur’an Competition BMM T Holds Free Eye Camps in Tanzania World Federation’s Khoja Heritage Tour Africa […]

Federation Samachar – Online Version – Volume 38 No 1 – April 2018 Issue edit Samachar – April 2018In this Issue April 2018 – Shab’aan 1439 Federation Samachar Interviews AFED Chairman Africa Federation Delegates visit Jamaats Africa Federation’s New Housing Project Africa Federation Qur’an Competition BMM T Holds Free Eye Camps in Tanzania World Federation’s Khoja Heritage Tour Africa and Muslim World News Download here Federation Samachar Editorial Board – Announcement edit Federation Samachar Editorial Board – Announcement The Federation Samachar is currently in the process of being re-registered with the Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports so as to abide by section 6 of the Tanzania Newspapers Act No. 3 of 1976 (Regulation 9). The Editorial Board of the Federation Samachar is pursuing the re-registration procedures with the Newspaper Registrar at the Ministry of information, Culture, Arts and Sports. Once this procedure is completed the publication of the magazine will be resumed. In the meantime the Editorial Board invites readers, columnists, Jamaats and Territorial Councils of Madagascar and Reunion to continue sending their activity reports for consideration and inclusion in the next issue which will be published immediately after the re-registration process is completed. The Editorial Board normally publishes three issues of the magazine in each year. Due to the present formalities the Editorial Board will publish two issues in the first year of this term (April 2016 – April 2017). With the constant efforts by the Editorial Board in pursuing this matter, we are hopeful it will not take too long for the re-registration of the Samachar magazine. Munir Daya Editor Federation Samachar Federation Samachar January 2016 Issue – Released

Federation Samachar January 2016 Issue This issue of the Federation Samachar, the magazine of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa, will be released in Dar es Salaam on 13th February 2016 on the eve of the Birth Anniversary of Bibi Zainab (a.s.).  Copies will be available to Jamaats in Africa from the coming week and Jamaats outside Africa will receive […]

Federation Samachar Editorial Board – Announcement

Federation Samachar Editorial Board – Announcement The Federation Samachar is currently in the process of being re-registered with the Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports so as to abide by section 6 of the Tanzania Newspapers Act No. 3 of 1976 (Regulation 9). The Editorial Board of the Federation Samachar is pursuing the re-registration […]

Federation Samachar – Online Version – Volume 38 No 1 – April 2018 Issue

In this Issue April 2018 – Shab’aan 1439 Federation Samachar Interviews AFED Chairman Africa Federation Delegates visit Jamaats Africa Federation’s New Housing Project Africa Federation Qur’an Competition BMM T Holds Free Eye Camps in Tanzania World Federation’s Khoja Heritage Tour Africa and Muslim World News Download here

Al Asghery Residency – 4th Progress Report – Visit to Showcase Flats

The AFED Economic and Housing Development Board is pleased to inform that the construction works at the Al Asghary Housing Project in Dar-es-Salaam is progressing as per schedule.  The construction works has presently reached the 8th Floor. This Project in Dar-es-Salaam is on Plot No. 1701/208 on Band Street (corner of Libya Street), Dar es Salaam […]

Al Asghery Residency Project Completed

Alhamdulillah by the grace of Allah (S.W.T), the Al Asghery Housing has been successfully completed with process of the handing over of the apartments to the buyers has now been done. This housing project has benefitted our community members of our Dar es Salaam Jamaat. The entire project is on a ‘Rent to Own’ scheme basis which […]

Amira Housing Project in Dar es Salaam Takes Off

The sacred month of Dhul Hijjah brings with it glad tidings and hope. By the Grace and Blessings of Allah (SWT), the Africa Federation Housing Development Board has embarked on yet another notable housing project in Dar es Salaam, named Amira Residency. This Housing Development Project is meant for the first time buyers as outlined in […]

AFED Mega Commercial Project – Umoja Complex Phase II Takes Off

Africa Federation under the Chairmanship of Alhaj Shabir Najafi continues to strengthen the foundation of Capital Investments with the aim to take Africa Federation to a higher ladder of development and progress. Whilst building a stronger foundation for long term sustainability, AFED continues to focus into other areas of need, such as; Religious Education, Higher […]

Amira Residency – The Housing Development Project – Dar-es-Salaam

The Africa Federation Housing Board is pleased to provide the latest update on the construction development of Amira Residency at Upanga in Dar es Salaam. The construction work commenced on 10th August 2018 is progressing well with the basement already completed. The ground floor framework is underway and is expected to be completed by 2nd week of December 2018. […]

Press Release – The Official Launch of Amira Apartments in Dar es Salaam

The Africa Federation (AFED) in collaboration with the KSI Jamaat of Dar es Salaam unveiled a second Rent-to-Own housing scheme in Dar es Salaam – Amira Apartments.  The Scheme is for resident members of Dar-es-Salaam Jamaat on a Rent to Own scheme providing a 12 years’ plan and “Direct Sale” scheme which is based on […]

Housing Development Bulletin – Bilal Tanga Hawza Development

THE TANGA BILAL HAWZA BUILDING The Africa Federation Housing Development Board in collaboration with the Central Bilal Board and Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania are under taking a building project in Tanga, situated on Plot No. 7-8, block 19, Makoko street/Street no. 4 with plot size of 375sqm. This building will house the Girls Hawza […]

Amira Apartments – Progress Report

Alhamdulillah! Amira Apartments construction is progressing as per schedule with already seven (7) months into construction; the project has reached a good stage with the fourth floor slab to be completed soon. The AFED Housing Development board along with the consultants and contactor plan to prepare sample apartment for viewing purpose for the interested buyers, […]

Education Board News Flash 2 – 2019

Education Board Strategy Meeting The Education Board team consists of members from various cities in East Africa and from various different professional and educational backgrounds. This geographical and professional diversity allows for greater representation across our Jamaats and better perspective in terms of education related matters. While the Education Board team frequently utilizes technology for […]

Education Board News Flash 3 – 2019

More Opportunities Available for Students after Expansion of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) The Education Board of Africa Federation is pleased to announce the expansion of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) to include additional courses. The HELP scheme will now be made up of 2 tiers: Tier A & Tier B, each with […]

Education Board News Flash 4 – 2019

Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) and Related Schemes Education Board of Africa Federation has put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for students who wish to apply for a loan through the HELP scheme. This document will take you through the application process; provide an overview on what is required and the terms […]

Education Board News Flash 5 – 2019

TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part I Gone are the days when study abroad programs meant sticking to the West. Nowadays, you can revolutionize your education just about anywhere in the world. Africa is the home of many top universities you can think of. Some of these universities are ranked highly when compared to other […]

Education Board News Flash 5 – 2019

REF: EB/SH/05/19 TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part I Gone are the days when study abroad programs meant sticking to the West. Nowadays, you can revolutionize your education just about anywhere in the world. Africa is the home of many top universities you can think of. Some of these universities are ranked highly when compared to […]

Education Board News Flash 6 – 2019

REF: EB/SH/06/19 TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part II Continued from last week, here is the list of top Universities in Africa as per the QS World University Rankings® 2019 Eight universities are all ranked in the 801-1000 range* and are therefore joint 10th in Africa. 8.  Ain Shams University The first of the top universities in […]

Job Opportunity – Sales Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY A MULTINATIONAL DEALING WITH TECHNOLOGY WITH BRANCH OFFICE IN DAR ES SALAAM / TANZANIA IS LOOKING FOR A SALES MANAGER REPORTS TO: Commercial Regional Manager ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Account Management: In accordance with the company’s commercial policies and strategy for Account Management, as defined by Commercial Regional Manager: Initiate, follow-up and lead all […]

Press Release – AFED Office Bearers Meet NASIMCO and COEJ Colleagues

It has been a common practice by the Africa Federation (AFED) office bearers to meet their counterparts whenever opportunities arose likewise, whilst on their private visits to the regions, be it Australasia, Canada, India, Pakistan, U.K. or USA, this practice has helped in enhancing further the relationships and collaboration between the regional partners. In October/November […]

Africa Federation Sponsors Four Bilal Comprehensive School Students for Secondary Education in Dar es Salaam

Africa Federation Sponsors Four Bilal Comprehensive School Students for Secondary Education in Dar es Salaam On Sunday 9th September 2018, the Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania Comprehensive School (BSC) celebrated its 17th Graduation Ceremony for the Standard Seven (VII) students. The Africa Federation Chairman Alhaj Shabir Najafi, Vice Chairman Alhaj Aunali Khalfan and the Chairman of Bilal […]

Press Release – Swift Response to the Ferry Disaster in Lake Victoria

The MV Nyerere ferry as reported was carrying more than 300 passengers, including children capsized near Ukara Island in Lake Victoria on Thursday, 20th September 2018, 41 passengers rescued while death toll climbs to 224. AFED has been in constant communication with the Mwanza Jamaat leadership since the incident took place. Dar es Salaam Jamaat contribution […]

Press Release – Visitors to the AFED Secretariat Office

Visitors to the AFED Secretariat Office The Africa Federation (AFED) Secretariat in Dar es Salaam had the honor to receive several distinguished dignitaries and scholars during the months of Zilhajj, Muharram and Safar. During these visits, AFED office bearers held discussions covering various subjects including core issues on the current affairs. The highlights of the […]

Obituary – Marhum Sibtain Akber Kassamali

OBITUARY MARHUM SIBTAIN AKBER KASSAMALI Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilayhi Raji’un – We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return. Marhum Sibtain Akber Kassamali was born in Tanga, Tanzania on 24th March 1963. His parents and family moved to Mombasa in 1971. Marhum Sibtain was passionate for all sports but his love was for […]

Obituary – Alhaj Mohamedjaffer Mulla Hassanali Khaki

ALHAJ MURRABBI MOHAMEDJAFFER MULLA HASSANALI KHAKI Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilayhi Raji’un  We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return. One of the longest dedicated and renowned member of Mombasa Jamaat has bade farewell to this world on Saturday 08th December, 2018, and was laid to rest on the same day. Marhum was born […]

Nairobi Jamaat Housing Project – Progress Report

A delegation of the Africa Federation led by the Chairman Alhaj Shabir Najafi accompanied by the Hon Treasurer Alhaj Mohamed Hemani, the Hon Secretary Alhaj Hussein Karim and the AFED Housing Board Chairman Alhaj Akil Hirji visited Nairobi from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th November 2018. The AFED Chairman addressed the community members after Milad un Nabii […]

Press Release – AFED Delegation Visit Iraq

A delegation of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa (AFED) are on a visit to Iraq. On Tuesday, 19th February 2019 the delegation visited the office of our Marja-e-Taqleed, Grand Ayatollah al Uzma al Seyyid Ali Husseiny al Sistani in Najaf-e-Ashraf for a curtesy meeting and seeking guidance etc.  The visit was organized by AFED […]

Press Release – Africa Federation Delegation Visit to Mombasa

The Chairman of the Federation of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa (AFED), Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the Vice Chairman Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, the Hon. Secretary Alhaj Hussein Karim joined by the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani made a two days’ visit to Mombasa, Kenya from 1st to 2nd February 2019 to attend a Joint Meeting of […]

Press Release – Alhaj Mohamed Hussein Jaffer of Mombasa Bestowed Honorary Doctorate

It was a moment of joy and pride for the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Community when Alhaj Mohamed Hussein Abdulla Jaffer was bestowed with the prestigious Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Humanities (PhD) and Peace Award by the United Graduate College & Seminary International. The function took place on 12th January 2019 in Nairobi. He was also awarded […]

1726 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – Muharram 1439 AH Report

Kindly find link to a matam recited during the Muharram Majaalis Link: https://youtu.be/c7k7hAktDhM, https://youtu.be/u1s5PyyWcG8

1747 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania holds Free Eye Camp in Tabora

1750 BMM Tanzania – Continuous Professional Development Seminar for Mubaligheen and Mubalighaat 2017

1792 BMM Kenya – Ramadhan Appeal 1439 AH

1795 BMM Tanzania – Mahe Ramadhan Appeal 1439 AH

1807 BMM Tanzania – Bilal Ladies Group visit BMM Ikwiriri Centre

1807 BMM Tanzania – Bilal Ladies Group visit BMM Ikwiriri Centre

1808 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanga – Shabaan 1439 AH Report

Bilal Tanga inaugurated a new mosque and Madrasah at Mpirani Centre which is located along the Tanga – Horohoro highway. Mpirani centre which has been under the Supervision of B.M.M.-Tanga since 2011 and as per the census conducted in 2018 has a total of 32 Shia families and 42 students in our Madrasah. The inauguration […]

1976 AFTAB holds Workshop on “Towards Strong Social/Spiritual Community” in Dar es Salaam

TOWARDS STRONG SOCIAL/SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY The Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) organized a two-day workshop titled Towards Strong Social/Spiritual Community for the constituent Jamaats. The underline goal of this program was to synchronize institutions to identify and address on the on-going social challenges for enhancing spiritual development of our community. This program was also to create effective networking […]

1977 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Tanga Branch Jamadiul Aakhar 1440 AH Report

1978 Education Board News Flash 5 – 2019

TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part I Gone are the days when study abroad programs meant sticking to the West. Nowadays, you can revolutionize your education just about anywhere in the world. Africa is the home of many top universities you can think of. Some of these universities are ranked highly when compared to other […]

1979 Africa Federation Archives – Mistakes: an opportunity to pass experience

Mistakes:  an opportunity to pass experience Death presents upon the departed a dubious honour:  Those left behind see the departed through the inverted prism of sainthood where all mistakes come together and become light rather than what they remained in life:  Insaan: the one who forgets. ‘Sainthood is conferred when either an award is launched […]

1980 Moon Forecast – Shabaan 1440 AH

MOON FORECAST – SHABAAN 1440 A.H. The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shabaan 1440 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). The birth of the Astronomical […]

1981 Press Release – Africa Federation Delegation Visit to Mombasa

The Chairman of the Federation of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa (AFED), Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the Vice Chairman Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, the Hon. Secretary Alhaj Hussein Karim joined by the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani made a two days’ visit to Mombasa, Kenya from 1st to 2nd February 2019 to attend a Joint Meeting of […]

1982 Press Release – Alhaj Mohamed Hussein Jaffer of Mombasa Bestowed Honorary Doctorate

It was a moment of joy and pride for the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Community when Alhaj Mohamed Hussein Abdulla Jaffer was bestowed with the prestigious Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Humanities (PhD) and Peace Award by the United Graduate College & Seminary International. The function took place on 12th January 2019 in Nairobi. He was also awarded […]

1983 Education Board News Flash 6 – 2019

TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part II Continued from last week, here is the list of top Universities in Africa as per the QS World University Rankings® 2019 Eight universities are all ranked in the 801-1000 range* and are therefore joint 10th in Africa. 8.  Ain Shams University The first of the top universities in Africa […]

1984 Health Bulletin – Prostate Cancer Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be changed. Others, like a person’s age or family history, can’t be changed. But having a risk factor, or even several, does not mean that you will […]

1985 Africa Federation Archives – Down the Memory Lane

1: Hassanaly Karmaly Hiridjee 2: Dr Jafferali Hassanali Kurji Asaria (London) 3: Haji Nourmamod Hirdjee 4: Haji Habib Walji (London), 5: Akbaraly Karim Premdjee 6:Goulamabasse Meraly (Bawa) 7: Hassanaly Alibhai Valdjee Tahora 8: Mamod Badouraly Vally Djouma (Francopgonic School) 9:Akbar Karmaly Hirdjee 10: laver Issoufaly Vasram 11: Sabir Mamodhoussen G. Charifou 12:Razaly Mamodaly Kadaya 13:Azad Aly Asgaraly Jamal 14: Nizar Piaraly Kassim Katchera  15: Mamod Rafik Sermamod Houssen Rachid 16: Anil Badouraly H Sobafils 17: Asgaraly Houssenaly DJaffer (Hirani) 18: Navrozaly […]

1986 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – EU Program – Refresher Training Course

Access to education and trainings to Women in the rural centres have proven to be beneficial in many ways. Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya conducted a three day Refresher training course for Zainabbiyya Women Group in Masongaleni centre from 21st -23rd February 2019. Sessions during this training were facilitated by Sis Sidi Nyota and Sis Kauchi Chifui. […]

1918 BMM Kenya – Leadership and Savings Training for Murtadhwa Self-help group

Murtadhwa Self-help group was formed in July 2018 with a total number of 22 members. Officials registered the group and also opened a bank account to deposit their weekly savings. The group meets weekly to conduct savings. In order to gain knowledge on how to maintain records and also other aspects of the group, members […]

1864 Bilal Tanzania – Muharram 1440 AH Appeal

1866 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Mahe Ramadhan 1439 AH Report

1882 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – Muharram 1440 AH Report

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar, this is the Month where Muslims commemorate the tragedy that befell the household of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him and his progeny. The grandson of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.w) Imam Husayn (As) son of Ali bin Abi Talib (a.s) and Fatimah (a.s) Bint Muhammad (s.a.w.w) […]

1883 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – ICT Training in Bahakanda Centre

The Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya conducted a 5-day IT training seminar at Bahakanda Primary School in Kwale County from 6th to 10th August 2018. The Principal of Bahakanda Primary School, neighbouring our Husayni Centre requested the Mission to allow our IT technician to train their teachers on how to use computers and tablets that were provided […]

1884 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – EU Program – Computer Training Centre at Mackinnon Centre

The people of Mackinnon road rural centre do not have proper access to any form of computer education. This obviously means that they cannot benefit from the vast array of learning options based on computers and also their lack of computer skills is potentially a big impediment to future job opportunities. The main purpose for […]

1885 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Tanga Branch Muharram 1440 AH Report

Bilal Tanga carried out various activities in order to commemorate the Martyrdom of Imam Husain (a.s) . Majlis along with azaadari and Nyaaz were carried out in all 36 centres for the first 12 nights of Muharram 1440 A.H. Majlis was also arranged for ladies during daytime. Other activities like Live Radio programmes were also […]

72nd Supreme Council Session Calendar of Administrative Processes

72nd Supreme Council Session Calendar of Administrative Processes The Diary of the Administrative Processes for the 72nd Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to be held in Mombasa, Kenya from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd April 2011 (26th to 28th Rabi-ul-Aakhar 1432 AH) is as follows: 14TH FEBRUARY […]

AFED Delegate, elected to the Electoral Commission of the World Federation

AFED Delegate, Seyed Hassan Naqvi elected to the Electoral Commission of the World Federation Seyed Hassan Naqvi, a delegate from the Africa Federation was elected to the Electoral Commission at the Sixth Constitutional Conference of the World Federation in Birmingham, UK on 4th December 2010. The Electoral Commission comprises of three persons; the other two […]

Mombasa Hosts Successful 72nd Session of the Supreme Council of Africa Federation

The 72nd Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa was held in Mombasa, Kenya from Friday, 1st to Sunday, 3rd April 2011, where a record 150 councillors and invitees participated. On Friday night, the Mombasa Jamaat hosted a dinner at the Jaffery Academy and invited all members of the Jamaat, councillors and […]

Qur’an Competition – September 2011

Information, Rules and Regulations for the 7thAFED QUR’AN COMPETITION – September 2011 to be held in Dar es Salaam All Jamaats are advised to communicate the following to their participants prior to the competition. Date & Venue: The above competition will NOW be held on 24th & 25th September 2011. Participants will be informed the exact timings […]

Solidarity Day Fund Collection Report

Ref: JMT/104/11                                                                         Date: 22nd August 2011 We are pleased to inform all our community members regarding the collection of this year’s AFED Solidarity Day Fund. We take this opportunity to thank all the Jamaats and the Regional Federations for their efforts and gracious support towards this event with successful results as can be observed in […]

Solidarity Day Fund Collection Report

Ref: JMT/104/11                                                                         Date: 22nd August 2011 We are pleased to inform all our community members regarding the collection of this year’s AFED Solidarity Day Fund. We take this opportunity to thank all the Jamaats and the Regional Federations for their efforts and gracious support towards this event with successful results as can be observed in […]

Federation Flag Day

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/ 105/11                                                   August         25, 2011 Ramadhan 25, 1432 FEDERATION FLAG DAY Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. Its significance is to celebrate the achievement of enhanced piety (Taqwa). We say farewell to the blessed month, its beautiful days and its fragrant nights. It is an occasion to offer our […]

AFED Chairman’s Eid ul Fitr Message

Eid-ul Fitr Message from the Chairman of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa, Alhaj Anwarali R. Dharamsi In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the most Merciful As-Salaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuhu! We thank Allah (swt) for His mercy and grace bestowed upon us to go through the holy month of […]

Eid Cards for Africa Federation

Mukarram Rashid Sakina Karim Azhar Alishan The Africa Federation Secretariat had called upon children between the ages of 6 and 12 to Design an Eid Card for the Africa Federation. Twenty six (26) cards were received at the Secretariat Office and it was overwhelming to see the efforts and enthusiasm put in by the children. […]

Leadership Development Program – Arusha – October 2011

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/108/2011 “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” – John F. Kennedy The AFED Secretariat is pleased to inform all our Jamaats in Africa and the Regional Council of Madagascar that the 4th AFED & WF Leadership Development Program (LDP) will be held in Arusha, Tanzania from Thursday, 13th to Sunday, 16th October 2011. […]

Leadership Development Program – Registration

All interested individuals are requested to fill the form below and submit the soft copy / attachement of the same by 3rd October 2011 to Br. Sameer Kermalli – sameer.kermalli@gmail.com LDP Registration Form

Ladies Sports Festival – 2012

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/109/11 We are pleased to inform all our Jamaats in Africa and the Regional Council of Madagascar that the 4th AFED Ladies Sports Festival will be held in Mombasa, Kenya during the Easter Holidays, from Friday, 6th to Monday, 9th April 2012. We are thankful to the KSI Jamaat of Mombasa for kindly […]

Alhaj Sabirhoussen Goulamaly appointed as AFED Vice Chairman from Regional Council

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/110/2011 Under the AFED Constitution Sub-Articles 15 a. & b. there shall be two Vice Chairmen of the Federation, one of whom shall be from amongst the Constituent Jamaats of Africa continent and the other from the Regional Council of Madagascar. The Regional Council of Madagascar has nominated Sabirhoussen bhai who is also […]

Munawar Bharwani appointed AFED Housing Board Chairman

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/113/2011 Munawar Kassimali Bharwani We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Munawar Bharwani to the post of Chairman of the Housing Development Board of Africa Federation. Munawar bhai is a Dar es Salaam based businessman. He is an active social worker of our community for many years. Munawar bhai completed his […]

Eid-ul-Adha Mubarak – Greetings from AFED Chairman

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful My Dear Community Members, Salaamun Alaikum. Eid Mubarak Eid-ul-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) Eid-ul-Adha is a manifestation of self-sacrifice, commitment and obedience to Allah (swt), it commemorates the great act of obedience to Allah (swt) by Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.) in showing his willingness to sacrifice […]

Muharram 1433: The World Federation launches ‘Islamic Scholars for Islamic Centres’ fundraising appeal

“May God shower (His) mercy upon a people who had been lamps and illumination (for guiding others); they used to invite people towards us by means of their deeds.” (Imam Sadiq (as)) In Pakistan’s flood-affected areas, Islam is vanishing. Local residents across the nation’s remote villages cannot afford the services of Islamic scholars, who are […]

Posting of Zakiras And Zakirs – Muharram and Safar 1433 A.H

We thank Allah (swt) that the postings of Zakiras and Zakirs to various destinations within our Jamaats in Africa for the months of Muharram and Safar 1433 AH has been satisfactorily completed and it is heartening that most of the Resident A’alims got the opportunity for postings to other destinations. The Africa Federation Tabligh Board(AFTAB) […]

AFED Delegation Visits Mombasa

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/123/2011 We send our condolences to our Imam of the time, Al Mahdi Al Hujjah (ATFS) in these sorrowful and heartbreaking days of Muharram when we remember, mourn and reflect on the great martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS) and his 72 companions. The AFED Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, accompanied by the Hon. Secretary, […]

Vacancy – WF Islamic Education Head of Publications (voluntary)

ISLAMIC EDUCATION Islamic Centre, Wood Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4LQ – UK Tel: 0208 954 9881 | Fax: 0208 954 9034 | email: islamiceducation@world-federation.org The World Federation Vision Statement: The World Federation exists to achieve the pleasure of Allah SWT by developing spiritual and vibrant communities serving humanity. Mission Statement: The World Federation enables its member institutions […]

73rd Supreme Council Session

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/128/12 Notice is hereby given that the 73rd Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa will Insha’allah be held from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th April 2012 in Arusha, Tanzania. We request the constituent Jamaats Presidents/Chairmen and the Councillors to take note of the above, […]

Br. Mohamed Reza Saboor Appointed Honorary Consul of Mexico to Tanzania

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/135/12 The Chairman of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi on behalf of the Africa Federation and members of the community extends heartiest congratulations to Honorable Alhaj Mohammed Reza Saboor on his recent appointment as the Honorary Consul of Mexico to Tanzania. Hon.Mohammed Reza Saboor presented his […]

73rd Supreme Council Session – Organizing Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/135/12 73RD SESSION OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION OF KSI JAMAATS OF AFRICA – From 27th To 29th April 2012 – ARUSHA, TANZANIA ORGANIZING COMMITTEE We are pleased to announce the following names of the Organizing Committee who have been appointed by Arusha Jamaat to organize the 73rd Session of the […]

73rd Supreme Council Session – Accomodation Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/136/12 73RD SESSION OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION OF KSI JAMAATS OF AFRICA ARUSHA, TANZANIA – 27th to 29th April 2012 ACCOMMODATION The 73rd Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa being hosted by the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Arusha will be held at […]

Alhaj Mohammedraza Dharamsee (POP) elected as House of Representative Member – Uzini – Zanzibar

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/137/12 The Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi on behalf of the Africa Federation and members of the community extends heartiest congratulations to Honourable Alhaj Mohamedraza Dharamsee (Pop) for being elected as Member of the House of Representative for Uzini Constituency Zanzibar, at the by elections held there on Sunday 12thFebruary 2012. It is matter […]

Ground Breaking Ceremony of ‘Al Qa’eem’ AFED Building Arusha

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/139/2012 Bismihi Taála The Africa Federation has embarked on a Welfare Housing Project in Arusha, Tanzania – The “AL QA’EEM” AFED building.  This is as per the vision of the Secretariat to assist our community in those Jamaats under AFED which have pressing need of housing for its members who are deserving and […]

The Africa Federation Chairman to Visit Arusha and Nairobi

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/140/12 The Secretariat wish to inform all community members that the Chairman of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, accompanied by the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani and the Chairman of the Housing Development Board, Alhaj Munawer Bharwani will be travelling to Arusha on Saturday, 3rd to Sunday, 4th […]

10th Anniversary of the Death of Allamah Seyed Saeed Akhtar Rizvi Saheb

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/141/12 A TRIBUTE TO A LEGENDARY MISSIONARY, A VISIONARY, A PROLIFIC WRITER AND A DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR – THE CHAIRMAN OF THE AFRICA FEDERATION, ALHAJ ANWARALI R. DHARAMSI TRAVELS TO QUM, IRAN TO ATTEND A SPECIAL SEMINAR IN MEMORY OF LATE ALLAMAH SEYED SAEED AKHTAR RIZVI. Commemorating the 10th Death Anniversary of Allamah Seyed […]

73rd Supreme Council Session – Agenda

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/142/12 73RD SUPREME COUNCIL SESSION A G E N D A Appended below is the Agenda for the 73rd Supreme Council Session of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa which will Insha’allah be held from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th April 2012 in Arusha, Tanzania. Friday, 27th April 2012 Aunali […]

Remembering Mulla Asgharali M. M. Jaffer

12 YEARS HAVE PASSED REMEMBERING A GREAT VISIONARY LEADER MULLA ASGHARALI M. M. JAFFER “I don’t pray for His acceptance of my a’amal as much as I pray for the opportunity to serve. And the day He grants me a new opportunity to serve, I believe the previous ones have been accepted. And I hope […]

World Federation – Blanket Drive

Hadith-e-Kisa Blanket Drive: 2,000 blankets urgently needed in Afghanistan In Afghanistan, severe winter weather is excruciating for families living in poverty. Men, women and children in Afghanistan and especially in the surrounding areas of Mazar-e-Sharif, are affected by frostbite. Mazar-e-Sharif is the fourth largest city in Afghanistan. The climate in Mazar-e-Sharif is very hot during […]

73rd Supreme Council Session – Amended Agenda

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/151/12 During the 72nd Supreme Council Session in April 2011 in Mombasa, Kenya, majority of the participants suggested to the Secretariat to bring in changes in the way we run the Supreme Council Sessions. At the workshop held following the SC Session in Mombasa (Sunday, 3rd April 2011), the Councillors and youths expressed […]

Old Editions of Samachar Now Online

We are pleased to inform the Community members that the issues of the Federation Samachar from the year 1971 up to January 2012 are now archived. A total of 72 past issues have been uploaded. This can be viewed on the Africa Federation website www.africafederation.org under the Publication Section. The latest issue of the Federation Samachar will […]

Solidarity Day Appeal 1433 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/158/2012 15th Sha’ban 1433 AH Give a Day’s earnings towards the noble cause The Chairman of The Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is requesting the Worldwide Community to raise awareness of this important Day of the birth of The Awaited Saviour, Imam Muhammad al-Mahdi, al-Hujjah ibn Hassan al-Askari (ATFS). The honour of this […]

AFED Chairman to Visit Mombasa Jamaat and BMM Kenya

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/159/2012 The AFED Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, accompanied by the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, the Chairman of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania, Alhaj Shabir Somji and the Chairman of the Africa Federation Tableegh Board (AFTAB), Alhaj Seyed Hassan Naqvi will be visiting Mombasa, Kenya from Friday, 29th June to Sunday, 1st July […]

AFED Solidarity Day – 15th Shabaan 1433 (Tonight)

Let us get ready for 15th Shab’an ONE OF THE GREATEST GIFTS OF ALLAH SWT  THE AFRICA FEDERATION SOLIDARITY DAY TO GIFT THE POOR AND THE DESERVING IN THE NAME OF IMAM-E-ZAMANA (atfs) The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.) has said that during the night of 15th Shab’an, the Almighty takes decisions in the matters of 1). Sustenance, 2). Life and death […]

Africa Federation Office Timings – Holy Month of Ramadhan 1433

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/162/2012 CHANGE OF TIMINGS OF THE AFED SUPREME COUNCIL OFFICE DURING THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADHAN We wish to inform our Jamaats and community members that the office timings of the Secretariat in Dar es Salaam for the Holy Month of Ramadhan will be as follows: Monday to Friday:  From: 08.30 AM to […]

Design Eid Card Greeting for Africa Federation

Special Prayers – Syria Crisis

Circular No: JMT/165/2012 The attached information and appeal was sent out to our community members by the World Federation in the Newswire of 25th July 2012 (5th Ramadhan, 1433 A.H.) The widespread of violence, destruction and killings of innocent souls in several parts of Syria is shocking and saddening. The crisis is spreading in several […]

Job Opportunity – Jaffery Medical Centre Mombasa

Circular No: JMT/166/2012 We have received a request from the Jaffery Medical Board of KSI Jamaat of Mombasa to send out the following advertisement for the Job Opportunities to all members of our community, within and outside Africa. We request our Jamaats to post this advertisement in their websites and also display on the Jamaat’s […]

Appointments of Marriage Contract Ad-Hoc Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/167/12 At the 73rd Supreme Council Session held in Arusha in April 2012, the AFED Secretariat presented a Resolution to introduce a Marriage Contract Form for implementation by all Jamaats. Following the deliberation and upon recommendation by Councillors to allow more time for inputs from the Jamaats in respect of the Marriage Contract […]

Job Opportunities at BMM Tanzania Head Office in Dar es Salaam

Circular No: JMT/169/2012 JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH BILAL MUSLIM MISSION OF TANZANIA Positions: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Accountant We have received a request from BMMT to issue a Circular as follows: The Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania (BMMT) is in the process of restructuring its Head Office in Dar es Salaam with the aim of increasing […]

Federation Flag Day

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/170/12 Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of the Holy month of Ramadhan. Its significance is to celebrate the achievement of enhanced piety (Taqwa). We say farewell to the blessed month, its beautiful days and its fragrant nights. It is an occasion to offer our thanks to our Creator, Allah (SWT) for His grace […]

Eid Card Design for AFED

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/172/2012 The Africa Federation Secretariat this year once again invited children between the ages of 6 and 12 years to design Eid Cards for the Africa Federation. Fifty Nine (59) entries were received at the Secretariat Office, they are from Arusha, Dar-es-Salaam, Lubumbashi, Madagascar, Mombasa, Moshi, Nairobi and Re-Union Jamaats. The dedication, efforts and […]

AFED Solidarity Day 1433 AH Collection Report

Ref: JMT/173/12 We are pleased to present the following details of the collection of this year’s AFED Solidarity Day Fund. We take this opportunity to thank the Member Jamaats for their support and efforts towards this project with successful results this year again as can be observed in the tabulation appended here below. Similarly, we […]

Dar es Salaam Jamaat to host the AFED Cricket Festival in October 2012

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/175/12 We wish to inform all our Jamaats that the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam has accepted to host the Africa Federation Sports Council Cricket Festival in Dar-es-Salaam from Friday, 12th to Sunday, 14th October 2012. (25th to 27th Zilkaad 1433 AH) We are thankful to the KSI Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam for […]

Cricket Festival Dar-es-Salaam – Organizing Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/176/12 The following are Organizing Committee Members appointed by the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam for the Africa Federation Sports Council Cricket Festival to be held in Dar-es-Salaam from Friday, 12th to Sunday, 14th October 2012 (25th to 27th Zilkaad 1433 AH) Jamaats are requested to communicate with the Secretary of the […]

8th AFED Annual Qur’an Competition – 22nd and 23rd September 2012 – Mombasa

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/178/2012 The 8th AFED Annual Qur’an Competition Hosted by KSI Jamaat of Mombasa – Saturday, 22nd to Sunday, 23rd September 2012 The Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi and the Office Bearers of Africa Federation wish to convey their greetings and appreciation to the Member Jamaats, Management of the Madressahs, Maalims, Parents, Guardians and Students […]

AFED Chairman & Office Bearers to Grace Ground Breaking Ceremony of Jaffery Complex in Mombasa

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/179/2012 The AFED Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, accompanied by the Vice Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, and the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani will be travelling to Mombasa, Kenya from Friday, 28th to Saturday, 29th September 2012 to attend the Ground Breaking Ceremony of Jaffery Complex which will […]

Press Release – Protest Against Anti-Islam Video by the World Federation

Salaamun Alaikum, This is to inform you that The World Federation Media Office has released the below Press Release re: Release of anti-Islam video – “Innocence of Muslims”. With Salaams Secretariat The Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa

Al Ghadeer Cricket Festival 2012 Dar es Salaam – Postponed

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/181/12 AL GHADEER CRICKET FESTIVAL 2012 – DAR-ES-SALAAM The Secretariat wish to inform Member Jamaats in Mainland Africa, Madagascar and the Dubai Jamaat that the Africa Federation Sports Council Cricket Festival, named “Al Ghadeer Cricket Festival” which was to be held from 12th to 14th October 2012 in Dar es Salaam has been […]

Circular – Africa Federation Chairman Leads a Delegation to Madagascar

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/186/2012 The AFED Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi accompanied by the Vice Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani, the Assistant Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Kumail Manji, the AFED Trustee Alhaj Mushtak Fazal, the Central Health Board Chairman, Alhaj Shabbir Kermalli and Central Health Board Member, […]

Circular – CHB Organizes Medical Screening in Antananarivo, Madagascar

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/187/2012 The Central Health Board of the Africa Federation in collaboration with the Conseil Régional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L.Océan Indien will hold the first ever CHB Medical Screening Program in Antananarivo from 8th to 12th November 2012. The Central Health Board has invited renowned Specialists from the Institute of Cardio-Vascular […]

Circular – Appointment of the Central Board of Bilal (CBB) Chairman and Secretary

Circular No: JMT/188/12 We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Mohsin Mohamedtaki Abdullah Lalji, popularly known as Sheni to the post of Chairman of the Central Bilal Board (CBB) of Africa Federation. Mohsin bhai was born and raised in Kigoma, where his late father, Alhaj Mohamedtaki Abdullah Lalji served as a Chairman of […]

Message from AFED Chairman – Muharram 1434 AH

Circular No: JMT/190/2012 “The likeness of my Ahlulbayt amongst my Ummah (followers) is similar to Noah’s Ark. Those who embarked on it were rescued and those who rejected it perished”. The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.) Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, Chairman of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa message to the community upon the sighting of new […]

Book Alert – The Endangered Species

Circular No: JMT/191/2012 We have presently a small supply of the copies of the book titled “The Endangered Species”. It is authored by a prolific writer, Alhaj Hassan A. M. Jaffer of Mombasa and published by Mulla Asghar Memorial Library and Islamic Resource Centre, Toronto, Canada. Hassanbhai offers answers to some burning questions, while weaving […]

Circular – Posting of Zakirs and Zakiras – Muharram 1434 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/192/12 We thank Allah (SWT) that the Zakirs and Zakiras postings to various destinations within our Jamaats in Africa for the month of Muharram 1434 A.H. have been effectively completed, like we do every year. The Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) thanks all the A’alims, Zakirs and Zakiras who kindly accepted the postings […]

Vacancy at BMM Kenya Head Office in Mombasa – Cheif Muballigh

Ref: JMT/194/2012 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH BILAL MUSLIM MISSION OF KENYA Position: Chief Muballigh We have received a request from Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya (BMMK) to issue a Circular as follows: Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya (BMMK) is in the process of recruiting Chief Muballigh. The aim for this is to further develop the Tableegh […]

Logo for Central Bilal Board

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/200/12 The Central Bilal Board (CBB) is one of the Boards of Africa Federation which provides guidance and performs the central role of coordination and support to the regional Bilal Muslim Missions whose objectives are to carry out external Tableegh activities for the Federation. The newly appointed CBB executives are keen and determined […]

25th Triennial Conference & 74th Supreme Council Session – Dar-es-Salaam – April 2013

Circular No: JMT/202/12 We are pleased to inform our members that The Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam will host the 25th Triennial Conference and the 74th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to be held from Friday,  26th April to Monday, 29th April 2013 in Dar-es-Salaam. The Secretariat is […]

AFED Sports Council Golf Tournament – Arusha & Moshi – February 2013

Circular No.: JMT/203/2013 The Africa Federation Sports Council Golf Tournament dubbed the “Tu Wasiliane Festival” is being held in Moshi on Saturday, 2nd February 2013 and in Arusha on Sunday, 3rd February 2013. All the required preparations are in advance stage and the Organizers are eagerly looking forward to welcome all the golfers and supporters from our […]

WF Organizes Couples Retreat in Iran

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/204/13 The World Federation invites applications for an Islamic Short Course for couples, to be held in Qum from 15th to 25th April 2013, places are very limited. Deadline set for applications is Sunday, 1st February, 2013. Those interested are advised to apply directly with the World Federation Islamic Education, UK. The course […]

Marriage Seminar – February 2013 – Dar-es-Salaam

Nomination – Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2012

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/205/13 The Sports Council of the Africa Federation calls upon all Jamaats under the Africa Federation and under the Conseil Regional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L’Ocean Indien (Regional Council of Madagascar) to submit their nominations for the “Sportswoman” and “Sportsman” by completing properly the enclosed Questionnaires for their members. Please note […]

Tanga Hosts Football and Volleyball Tournament – March 2013

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/207/13 The Africa Federation Sports Council invites all Member Jamaats in mainland Africa and the Jamaats under the Regional Council of Madagascar to participate in the Football and Volleyball Tournaments to be held in Tanga from 29th March to 1st April 2013. Benefits of sports are many and not just limited to physical […]

AFED Chairman and Hon Treasurer to Visit Arusha / Moshi

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/208/12 The AFED Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, accompanied by the Hon. Treasurer Alhaj Mohamed Hemani will be visiting Moshi and Arusha Jamaats, from Friday 1st to Monday 4th February 2013. The Chairman and the Hon Treasurer will attend the ‘Tu Wasiliane’ Golf Festival to be held in Moshi on Saturday 2nd February preceded […]

25th Triennial Conference – April 2013 – AGENDA

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/208/13 AGENDA Appended below is the Agenda for the 25th Triennial Conference of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa which will Insha’allah be held from Friday 26th April to Sunday 29th April 2013 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Aunali Khalfan Hon Secretary

Logo for the Central Bilal Board (CBB) of the Africa Federation

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/209/13 Further to our Circular No: JMT/200/12 of 2nd January 2013 wherein the Central Bilal Board (CBB) invited members of the community especially the youth to design a Logo for them. The Africa Federation Secretariat received only two submissions until the deadline date of 31st January 2013.  These were from Br. Zuhair Jaffer […]

Declaration of Africa Federation Chairman 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/210/13 Further to the Notice sent to all Constituent Jamaats of Africa Federation dated 24th December 2012, inviting Nominations for the Position of Chairman of Africa Federation, for the term 2013 – 2016, the time has now come for me to announce the outcome of this exercise. I have received Nominations from the […]

Tuwasiliane Football and Volleyball Festival in Tanga – Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/212/13 Further to our Circular JMT/207/13 of 29th January 2013, we are pleased to provide further information on the Tuwasiliane Football and Volleyball Festival to be held in Tanga, Tanzania over Easter Holidays (From: 29th March to 1st April 2013) The Organizers have co-opted three members from Dar-es-Salaam in their Committee, here below […]

25th Triennial Conference & 74th Supreme Council Session – Organizing Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/213/13 We are pleased to announce the following Organizing Committee Members appointed by the host Jamaat, the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam for the 25th Triennial Conference and the 74th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to be held in Dar es Salaam from Friday 26th April […]

Employment Opportunity – AFTAB Administrative Secretary

Ref: JMT/214/13 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Position: AFTAB Administrative Secretary The Tableegh Board (AFTAB) of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person for the above position based in the AFTAB office of the Africa Federation office based at Zahra Towers, Dar-es-Salaam. Interested individuals are invited to […]

AFED Sports Council Tuwasiliane Football & Volleyball Festival – Registration Extended

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/216/13 Further to our Circular JMT/212/13 of 21st February 2013, the Organizing Committee of Tuwasiliane Football and Volleyball Festival being held in Tanga, Tanzania over Easter Holidays (From: 29th March to 1st April 2013), have extended the deadline for registration to Friday 8th March 2013 to enable more teams to participate, no registration […]

25th Triennial Conference & 74th Supreme Council Session – Accomodation

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/217/13 The Organizing Committee of the 25th Triennial Conference and 74th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa being hosted by the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam have made arrangements for the Accommodation of the Participants at the Tanzanite Suites and the Jamaat Musafarkhana as per details below. […]

Africa Youth Network – Youth Conference – 26th & 27th April 2013 – Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/218/13 The Africa Youth Network is once again organizing a Youth Conference 2013 to be held concurrently with the Africa Federation 25th Triennial Conference and 74th Supreme Council Session in Dar-es-Salaam. This event will provide the youths a platform to deliberate, share ideas and make suggestions on pertinent issues affecting community in general […]

74th Supreme Council Session – Agenda

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/219/13 AGENDA Notice is hereby given that the 74th Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa, will Insha’allah be held on Sunday 28th April 2013 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The Agenda of the Session will be as follows: Aunali Khalfan Hon Secretary

Employment Opportunity – AFTAB Manager

Ref: JMT/223/13 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Position: AFTAB MANAGER The Tableegh Board (AFTAB) of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person for the above position based in the AFTAB office of the Africa Federation office based at Zahra Towers, Dar-es-Salaam. Interested individuals are invited to submit […]

Circular – Pakistan Shia Muslims Genocide Appeal | WF Telethon 17 March 2013

Circular No.: JMT/224/2013 The World Federation have launched the Pakistan Shia Muslims Genocide Appeal to raise awareness and funds for the  families who are suffering and are victims of the genocide across in Pakistan because of their faith. The World Federation will be running a live telethon on Ahlulbayt TV (ABTV) on Sunday 17 March […]

WF Newswire (21st March 2013) – Remembering Mulla Saheb – 13 years on

“Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company” Imam Ali (A.S) On 21 March 2000 (14 Dhul Hijah 1420) the Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Community world wide mourned the passing away Marhum Mulla Asgarali M M Jaffer.  Thirteen […]

Report – Restoration of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Lamu Properties

Dear Brothers/Sisters, Salaamun Alaikum THE KHOJA SHIA ITHNA-ASHERI LAMU PROPERTIES RESTORATION PROJECT We are pleased to circulate the enclosed report on the Lamu Restoration Project; the project which started in August 2011 comprises of the restoration of the properties belonging to the Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Community in Lamu, Kenya. These renovation works were carried […]

Circular – AFED Capacity Building Group Team

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/227/13 The Africa Federation Secretariat is pleased to announce and introduce the Capacity Building Group (AFED CBG) Team and Coordinators. It has been agreed with our Member Jamaats that the Coordinators will liaise with their respective Jamaats to assist in aspects of co-ordination, planning and implementation of Capacity Development programs in the local […]

Partial Lunar Eclipse – Thursday 25th April 2013

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/229/13 We wish to inform the Jamaats in Africa that there will be a Partial Lunar Eclipse on Thursday 25th April 2013 (Night of 15th Jamadi-ul-Aakhar 1434). This lunar eclipse will be visible in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. Moomineen are requested to recite Namaaz-e-Ayaat between 10:54 p.m. and 11.21 p.m. Secretariat

Circular – Appointments of Nominated Councillors for the term 2013 – 2016

Ref: JMT/002/13 During the 25th Triennial Conference of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa, the Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi announced the appointments of the following members as Nominated Councillors for the new term; 2013-2016. These appointments are as per Clause 21(d) of the Constitution of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa. We extend […]

Circular – AFED Team 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/003/13 By the grace and blessings of Allah (SWT) the three days Africa Federation 25th Triennial Conference and the 74th Supreme Council Session successfully ended on Sunday, 28th April 2013. We take this opportunity to thank the delegates, councillors, invitees and members of our community locally and from overseas for their attendance and […]

Africa Federation Mourns the sad demise of Alhaj Hassim Abdulmomin – Madagascar

Ref: JMT/005/13 INNA LILLAHE WA INNA ILAYHE RAJEEUN Marhum Alhaj Hassim Abdulmomin We have received with deep sorrow and grief the sad news of the passing away of Alhaj Hassim Abdulmomin; Marhum passed away peacefully at his home this morning in Antananarivo, Madagascar, and was buried today. Marhum was the Chairman of Institut Islamique de […]

Circular – AFED Delegation Visit Madagascar

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/006/13 The Africa Federation delegation will be travelling to Antananarivo, Madagascar on Thursday 16th May 2013 to attend the 31st Session of the Conseil Régional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L’ océan Indien (CROI) which is being held in Antananarivo from 17th to 18th May 2013. Also, the investiture of Alhaj Navazaly […]

Circular – Appointment – AFED Education Board – 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/007/13 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi has re-appointed Alhaj Samir Muslim Habib as the Chairman of the Education Board for the term 2013 – 2016. A Brief Profile Samir Habib is a holder of Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration & Information Technology from United States of America. […]

Solidarity Day 2013 – 15th Shabaan 1434 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/009/13 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is requesting the worldwide community to raise awareness of this important Day of 15th Shab’an. The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.) has said that during the night of 15th Shab’an the Almighty takes decisions in the matters of sustenance, life and death and welfare of the […]

Solidarity Day 2013 – 15th Shabaan 1434 A.H.

Circular – Appointment – AFED Women’s Board – 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/011/13 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to re-appointed Sister Fatim Sadick Somji as the Chairperson of the Women’s Board for the term 2013 – 2016. A Brief Profile Fatimbai is a qualified accountant and she works with a firm belonging to the family, this gives her the […]

Circular – Appointment – AFED Sports Council – 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/13/13 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to re-appoint Br. Mahmood Amir Somji as the Chairman of the Sports Council for the term 2013 – 2016. A Brief Profile Mahmood attended his primary school in Arusha and completed his Secondary School Education and IB in Moshi at the […]

Circular – Appointment – AFED Central Bilal Board (CBB) – 2013 – 2016

Circular No: JMT/12/13 The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to reappoint Alhaj Mohsin Mohamedtaki Abdullah Lalji, popularly known as Sheni as Chairman of the Central Bilal Board (CBB) of the Africa Federation. Alhaj Mohsin was appointed to head the CBB in November 2012 in the last term; 2010-2013. Mohsin bhai was […]

Circular – Appointment – Chairman – Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/14/13 The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Riyaz Roshanali Nasser as Chairman of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania (BMM Tz) for the term 2013 – 2016. Riyaz bhai was born and brought up in Dar es Salaam and pursued his higher education studies […]

Ramadhan Relief Fund – 1434 AH / 2013

Circular No: JMT/015/13 Allah (S.W.T.) shall ward off 70 kinds of calamities from one who gives charity in the Holy Month of Ramadhan – Imam Sadiq (A.S.) ALLAH (SWT) IS AWARE OF THE GOOD THAT YOU DO “They ask you (O Muhammad) what they should spend (In charity). Say: Whatever wealth you spend, it is for […]

Circular – Appointment – AFED Tabligh Board – 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/016/13 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to re-appoint Seyed Hassan Ansar Hussein Naqvi as Chairman of the Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) for the ensuing term; 2013 – 2016. A brief Profile of Seyed Hassan Naqvi Seyed Hassan is the eldest son of late Maulana Seyed Ansar […]

Ramadhan Relief Fund – 1434 AH / 2013

Solidarity Day – Donate Globally

Increase your Charity and you will be given (increased) Sustenance – The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) The Africa Federation marks the auspicious day of 15th Sha’ban as Solidarity Day and calls upon members of our community worldwide to contribute their One Day’s Income in the name of the Awaited Imam Al Hujjah (A.T.F.S.). This is a […]

Syrian Refugee Appeal 2013

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/18/13 The Africa Federation Secretariat is calling upon members of our community to contribute generously towards the Syrian Refugee Appeal 2013 launched by the World Federation. Recent news from the UN state that over 1.2m people have been displaced from their homes in Syria. Many have fled to the neighboring countries of Iraq, […]

Africa Federation Office Timings – Holy Month of Ramadhan 1434 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/019/2013 CHANGE OF TIMINGS OF THE AFED SUPREME COUNCIL OFFICE DURING THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADHAN We wish to inform our Jamaats and community members that the office timings of the Secretariat in Dar es Salaam during the holy month of Ramadhan will be as follows: Monday to Friday:    From: 08.30 AM […]

Design an Eid Card Greeting for Africa Federation

WF Ramadhan Relief Fund Live Telethon Appeal on Ahlulbayt TV

The World Federation of KSI Muslim Community’s Annual Ramadhan Relief appeal aims in helping those less fortunate around the world during the Holy month of Ramadhan. Last year, the World Federation collected over US$ 654,000 through which 188,000 people in over 12 countries were assisted. This year, The World Federation is working in 15 different […]

Solidarity Day Fund Collection – 2013/1434 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/22/13 At the Youth Conference held in Dar es Salaam in April 2013, the youth expressed desire and commitment to serve the community at large, to this end; the Secretariat had the honour to create an opportunity this time by involving the youth of our community in planning, promoting and managing the AFED […]

Federation Flag Day

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/24/13 Verily, those who believe and do righteous good deeds, and humble themselves before their Lord, they will be dwellers of Paradise to dwell therein forever. (Holy Qur’an Surah Hud 11: Ayah 23) Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. We say farewell to the blessed month, its beautiful […]

AFED CBG holds workshop on Effective Communication Skills

“We all use language to communicate, to express ourselves, to get our ideas across, and to connect with the person to whom we are speaking. When a relationship is working, the act of communicating seems to flow relatively effortlessly. When a relationship is deteriorating, the act of communicating can be as frustrating as climbing a […]

Circular – Appointment – AFED Editorial Board 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/26/13 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to re-appoint Alhaj Munir Hassanali Daya as the Chairman of the Editorial Board for the term 2013 – 2016. A brief profile of Br. Munir Daya: Br. Munir is the proprietor and franchise owner of Rentokil Initial Tanzania Ltd., an international […]

Appointments of the Managing Committee and Trustees of BMM Tanzania, 2013 – 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/30/13 The Africa Federation Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointments of the Managing Committee Members and Trustees of the Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania appointed by the Chairman of the Africa Federation for the term 2013-2016, in accordance with the provisions of the BMMT Constitution Clause No. 3 and No. 8. The […]

Fill My Cup Appeal | Back to School Campaign

As our children head back to school after the long summer break, the start of a new academic year is often one many look forward to – it is an opportunity to meet friends, start in a new class and learn lots of new and exciting things! We do everything that we can to ensure […]

Employment Opportunity – Education Board – Administrative Secretary

Ref: JMT/33/13 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY A part-time Job Opportunity Position: Education Board Administrative Secretary The Education Board (EBS) of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person for the above position based in the EBS office of the Africa Federation Secretariat office located at the corner […]

Posting of Zakirs and Zakiras – Muharram 1435 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/37/13 Muharram – The Month of Mourning Imam Ali Ar Reza (A.S.) said: With the advent of the month of Muharram, my father Imam Musa Al Kazim (A.S.) would never be seen laughing; gloom and sadness would overcome him for (the first) ten days of the month; and when the tenth day of […]

Yet another attack on the shrine of Sayyidah Zaynab causes injuries and damage

Newswire The World Federation of KSMIC Yet another attack on the shrine of Sayyidah Zaynab causes injuries and damage On Thursday 7 November 2013, 4 shells were fired at the Shrine of Sayyidah Zaynab.  One of the shells struck one of the minarets causing minor damage. Another hit the courtyard, injuring 30 people, 15 of […]

Tanga Hosts Tuwasiliane Tournament – Participation Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/50/14 Further to our Circular JMT/44/13 of 19th December 2013, we are pleased to provide further information on the Tuwasiliane Football, Volleyball and Cricket Festival to be held in Tanga, Tanzania over Easter Holidays, from: 18th to 21st April 2014. Here below are some information for the participation: The fee for each participant and official respectively will be US$ 100 […]

Circular – Appointment of the Sectional Secretary of the Archives Section

Circular No:   JMT/54/2014   The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to appoint Alhaj Husseinali Wallimohammed Datoo as Sectional Secretary of the Africa Federation Archives Section. The Archives section is an important segment of the Secretariat of the Africa Federation where records and history of our community is preserved for references […]

75th Supreme Council Session – Program

CIRCULAR NO:JMT/57/14   Following program is planned for the “Three Days” assembly in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; more details regarding the Forum will be circulated shortly upon completion of some organizational and administrative work required for the Forum.   Aunali Khalfan Hon Secretary

75th Supreme Council Session – Agenda

AFED Delegation to Visit Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/59/14   The Africa Federation delegation will be travelling to Antananarivo, Madagascar on Tuesday 25thMarch 2014 for an official visit to Madagascar and thereafter will proceed to Reunion to attend the Annual General Assembly of Union Des Associations Khodjas Shia Isnashri De La Reunion – UAKSIR which is hosted by Saint Denis Jamaat […]

75th Supreme Council Session – Organizing Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/61/14   We are pleased to announce the following Organizing Committee Members appointed by the host Jamaat, the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam for the 75th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to be held in Dar es Salaam on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd May 2014.   Details of […]

75th Supreme Council Session – Accomodation Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/62/14   The Organizing Committee of the 75th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa has made arrangements for the Accommodation of the Participants as per details provided below. All the places are close to the venue of the meeting i.e. the KSI Jamaat – Dar-es-Salaam Imambara. TANZANITE SUITES (Facilities […]

75th Supreme Council Session – Addendum to Agenda

The Forum – Vision For The Future – Program

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/68/14 The Secretariat has organized a Session titled “The Forum – Vision For The Future” to be held on Friday 2nd May 2014 in Dar-es-Salaam preceding the 75th Supreme Council Session. The Program will consist of presentation of three Papers on different subjects by renowned Community Speakers, a short Q and A Session on the Papers presented followed by […]

New Issue of Federation Samachar Available

New Issue of Federation Samachar Available The May 2014 issue of the Federation Samachar, the magazine of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa was released in Dar es Salaam on 2nd May, 2014. Copies will be available to Jamaats in Africa, Europe, India, Australia and North America from this week. Jamaats outside Africa will receive […]

Solidarity Day 2014

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/74/14 The AFED Secretariat is requesting the worldwide KSI community to raise awareness of this important Day of 15th Sha’ban, and also the AFED Solidarity Day. The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.) has said that during the night of 15th Sha’ban the Almighty takes decisions in the matters of sustenance, life and death and welfare of the people. […]

Employment Opportunity – Caretaker cum Manager – Arusha, Tanzania

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Caretaker cum Manager – Arusha, Tanzania The Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa (AFED) is looking for an energetic and suitably qualified candidate with sound experience to fill the above newly established post for the AFED buildings in Arusha. Candidates having the required qualifications, experience and skills should apply in confidence. Purpose of […]

Solidarity Day Appeal

SOLIDARITY DAY APPEAL The Chairman of The Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is requesting the Worldwide Community to raise awareness of this important Day of the birth of The Awaited Saviour, Imam Muhammad al-Mahdi, al-Hujjah ibn Hassan al-Askari (ATFS). This year, we have dedicated Solidarity Day Fund for supporting the less fortunate and deserving members […]

Solidarity Day – 15th Shaban

Message from the AFED Chairman – 15th Sha’ban 1435 AH

My dear community members, Salaamun Alaikum, Remembering victims of the terrorists attacks While we are celebrating the birth of Imam of our time, al Mahdi al Hujjah (ATFS) tonight and the day that follows this beautiful and revered night of 15th Shab’an, I send you this brief message on this auspicious occasion. I am deeply saddened […]

Moon Forecast – Mahe Ramadhan 1435 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/78/14 MOON FORECAST – MAHE RAMADHAN 1435 A.H. The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Mahe Ramadhan 1435 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). […]

Ramadhan Relief Fund – 1435 AH/2014

Circular No: JMT/79/14 Allah (S.W.T.) shall ward off 70 kinds of calamities from one who gives charity in the Holy Month of Ramadhan – Imam Sadiq (A.S.)  “They ask you (O Muhammad) what they should spend (In charity). Say: Whatever wealth you spend, it is for the parents and the near of kin and the orphans […]

AFED Solidarity Day – Ad-Hoc Committee

Ref:  JMT/80/2014                                                                        Africa Federation annually holds the Solidarity Day, in celebration of the auspicious occasion of the birth of our living Imam, Al Mahdi, Al Hujjah, […]

Message from the Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali R. Dharamsi – Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan

Message from the Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali R. Dharamsi – Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan In the Name of Allah; the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful “The month of Ramadhan is that in which the Qur’an was revealed, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs of the guidance and the distinction; […]

Design an Eid Card Greeting for Africa Federation

Designs should be submitted to your Jamaats or directly to the Africa Federation Secretariat office in Dar-es-Salaam. Brief Guideline: Art Work: Single Side, Hand drawn and in colour. The words “EID MUBARAK” should appear in either English, Arabic, Gujarati or French. Eid Card should be created and designed by the children and only one entry […]

Federation Flag Day 2014

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/86/14 Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. We say farewell to the blessed month, its beautiful days and its fragrant nights. It is an occasion to offer our thanks to our Creator, Allah (SWT) for His grace and mercy, and it is when Allah (SWT) is awarding us for our […]

Eid Cards for Africa Federation

Like in the previous years, the Africa Federation Secretariat once again invited children between the ages of 6 and 12 years from our Jamaats in Africa to design Eid Cards for the Africa Federation. We are pleased to inform that one hundred and eighty six (186) entries were received; they are from Arusha, Bukoba, Dar-es-Salaam, […]

Solidarity Day 2014 Collections

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/91/14 Indeed, those who believe and do righteous deeds and establish prayer and give charity will have their reward with their Lord, and there will be no fear concerning them, nor will they grieve. (Holy Qur’an, Al Baqarah 2:277) Our deepest appreciation to the Community members for their support and generous contributions towards […]

Documentary Film – The Khojas – A Journey of Faith

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/93/14 An Inspiring 650 year Account of a People who nurtured and Preserved their Faith in the Crucible of Culture For the past two months, a documentary film on the evolution of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Community produced by The Mulla Asgar Resource Centre (MARC) Media is being screened round the world. The […]

Masumeen Islamic Center (MIC) Manipal, India

ANNUAL REPORT (AUGUST 2013 – JULY 2014) Weekly Majalis (Thursdays) Every Thursday evening, the MIC members gather at the center for the weekly majalis. The majalis program includes recitation of Surah-e-Yaseen, Hadith al Kisa, Dua-e-Kumail and a short lecture on any topic (religious/social/academic) by any one member. Since the center is now equipped with its […]

Moon Forecast – Muharram 1436 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/96/14 MOON FORECAST – MUHARRAM 1436 A.H. The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Muharram 1436 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). The birth […]

Postings of Zakirs and Zakiras – Muharram 1436 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/98/14 The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said: Surely, there exists in the hearts of the Mu’ mineen, with respect to the martyrdom of Husain (A.S.), a heat that never subsides.  – (Mustadrak al-Wasail, vol. 10, pg. 318) Muharram brings us yet another opportunity to reflect, contemplate and develop a source of inspiration towards transformation in […]

AFED Delegation Visit to Moshi, Arusha and Tanga Jamaats

CIRCULAR NO:  JMT/99/14 The Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi accompanied by the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan will be visiting the following Jamaats: Moshi Jamaat         – Sunday 26th October 2014 Arusha Jamaat       – Monday 27th October 2014 Tanga Jamaat          – Tuesday 28th October 2014 The visit has been planned to coincide with the Ashra-e-Muharram […]

Warehouses to Lease – AFED Commercial Project – Dar es Salaam

Ref No:  AFED/PG/14 We are pleased to inform Community members that the First Phase of the AFED Commercial Complex at Nyerere Road, Dar-es-Salaam is in its final stages of completion and the twenty (20) modern high standard Warehouses, suitably located in the city of Dar es Salaam will be available for renting out effective 1st January […]

AFED Delegation Visit to Mombasa

CIRCULAR NO:  JMT/103/14 The Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, with the Vice Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi and the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan will be visiting Mombasa Jamaat from Thursday, 13th to Saturday, 15th November, 2014 (Muharram 19th to 21st Muharram, 1436 AH). The AFED delegation will include the Central Bilal Board (CBB) Chairman, Alhaj Mohsin Lalji, the […]

The Africa Federation condemns the Despicable and Cowardly Attack on Peshawar School

The Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa strongly condemns the criminal and cowardly attack committed by the Taliban terrorists group killing innocent students and teachers at the Army Public school in Peshawar, in north-west Pakistan on Tuesday, 16th December, 2014. We join the World Federation and other communities worldwide in condemning this heinous and […]

Obituary – The Secretariat Mourns The Demise Of Marhum Alhaj Hussein Rashid – Nairobi

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/112/15 INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHI RAJEEUN It is with deep sorrow and grief that the Africa Federation received the sad news of the passing away of Alhaj Hussein Rashid in Nairobi on Wednesday 14th January 2015. Marhum Hussein Bhai served as the Hon. Secretary of the Africa Federation for one year (2001-2002) under […]

Screening of the Documentary “The Khojas – A Journey of Faith” in Jamaats in Africa

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/114/15 The Secretariat of Africa Federation is pleased to inform community members of the screening of the Documentary Film – “The Khoja – A Journey of Faith” in the following Jamaats in Africa. Arusha:                Friday 6th February 2015 at 8.00 p.m. at the Madrassah Hall Dar-es-Salaam:  Saturday 31st January 2015 […]

Africa Federation Solidarity Day 2015

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/116/15 The annual Africa Federation Solidarity Day will Insha’allah take place on 15th Sha’ban 1436 AH which will insha’Allah fall on Wednesday, 3rd June 2015. The Solidarity Day activities within our constituent Jamaats are earmarked to start from 1st to 25th Sha’ban 1436 (20th May to 13th June 2015). This year, we would request all our Jamaats in Africa to […]

AFED Delegation to Visit Kinshasa, Lumumbashi and Bujumbura

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/123/15 The Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa (AFED) delegation led by the Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi and accompanied by the Vice Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan and the AFTAB Chairman, Seyed Hassan Naqvi are making official visits to Kinshasa, Lubumbashi and Bujumbura Jamaats from 1st to 7th March, 2015. […]

76th Supreme Council Session – Organizing Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/124/15 We are pleased to announce the appointment by the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Mombasa of the Organizing Committee for the 76th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to be held in Mombasa, Kenya on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May 2015. Details of the accommodation and other arrangements will […]

Nominations for Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year 2014

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/125/15 The Sports Council of Africa Federation calls upon all Jamaats under the Africa Federation, the Conseil Regional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L’Ocean Indien (CROI) and the Union des Associations Khodjas Shia Isnashri de la Reunion (UAKSIR) to submit their nominations for the “Sportswoman and Sportsman of the year” by filling in the […]

76th Supreme Council Session – Accommodation Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/127/15 The 76th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa will be held at the Best Western Plus Creekside Hotel, Mombasa on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May 2015. Accommodation arrangements have been made at the hotel, details are as follows:- The Best Western Plus Creekside Hotel is located on the bountiful […]

Travel Logistics for the 76th Supreme Council Session in Mombasa, Kenya

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/128/15 The following logistics are being planned for Councillors and Invitees from Dar es Salaam to attend the 76th Supreme Council Session in Mombasa on 1st and 2nd May, 2015. Councillors and Invitees from other Jamaats who wish to use these facilities are also requested to register themselves, and make payments to the AFED Secretariat office. […]

76th Supreme Council Session – Agenda

76th Supreme Council Session – Program

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/135/15 The following program has been planned for the 76th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat to be held in Mombasa, Kenya. Aunali Khalfan Hon Secretary

76th Supreme Council Session – Agenda (Ammended)

Employment Opportunity – Central Bilal Board Administrative Secretary

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/137/15 Position: CENTRAL BILAL BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY The Central Bilal Board (CBB) of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person for the above position for their office. This is a new establishment in the AFED Secretariat; the office shall be located within the […]

76th Supreme Council Session – Discussion Forum on Sunday 3rd May 2015

Ref: JMT/139/15 This is further to our Circular Ref. No: JMT/135/15 dated 9th April 2015 in which we informed you all regarding the Discussion Forum following the 76th AFED Supreme Council Session in Mombasa. The Forum on Sunday, 3rd May 2015 will start from 09.00 hrs to 12.00 hrs in the Conference Hall at the Best Western Creekside Hotel. […]

Emergency Appeal for the People of Yemen

Our Ref: AFED/JMT/15 Re: Emergency Appeal for the People of Yemen We pray this message finds you in good health and spirits, insha’allah. Upon dawning of the month of Mahe Rajab, the sacred month which glows with Allah’s (swt) blessings and mercy, May He shower His heavenly blessings and mercy upon you all for good health, […]

Nominated Councillors of the Africa Federation

Ref: JMT/140/15 The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi has the pleasure to appoint the following members as Nominated Councillors for the term of office ending April 2016, as per article 21(d) of the constitution. Alhaj Saeed Ali Vazir – Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Alhaj Salim Mohamed Somji – Bujumbura, Republic of Burundi. The […]

Nominated Councillors of the Africa Federation

Circular No: JMT/140/2015 This is further to our Circular of even reference dated 29th April 2015. The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi has the pleasure to appoint Alhaj Fazleabbas Mohamedtaki Bhanji of Mombasa, Kenya as Nominated Councillor for the term of office ending April 2016, as per article 21(d) of the constitution. The full list of the […]

Solidarity Walk – Dar es Salaam – 31st May 2015

Solidarity Day Ladies Activities – Dar es Salaam – 31st May 2015

Update on Situation in Burundi

Our Ref: JMT/BJM4/15 Re: Burundi Update. We extend our heartiest felicitations to you all on the auspicious occasion of the Birth Anniversaries of our 3rd and 4th Holy Imam (a.s.) and Hazrat Abbas (a.s.) – Khushali Mubarak. We wish to inform the Community on the current situation in Burundi. The Secretariat has been in constant contact with […]

Appeal for Mahe Ramadhan Relief Fund – 1436 AH/2015

Circular No: JMT/143/15 Allah (SWT) says in the Holy Qur’an Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 110: “And be steadfast in prayer and regular in charity (Sadaqah): and whatever good ye send forth for your souls before you ye shall find it with Allah; for Allah sees well all that ye do”. Allah (S.W.T.) shall ward […]

Solidarity Day -Imam-e-Zamana (ATFS) Birth Anniversary Day (1436 AH)

Invitation to create an Eid Greeting Card for the Africa Federation

  INVITATION TO CREATE AN EID GREETING CARD FOR THE AFRICA FEDERATION   The Africa Federation Secretariat is calling upon children between the ages of 6 – 12 to design Eid Greeting Cards for the Federation for Eid –ul – Fitr 1436. Design should be submitted to your Jamaats or directly to the Africa Federation […]

Message from the Chairman of the Africa Federation – Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan

Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan Message from the Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali R. Dharamsi In the Name of Allah; the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful O Allah: (please do) help us observe fasting in this month; and guide us to practice the acts of worship (perfectly); and grant us vigor to […]

76th Supreme Council Session – Report on Resolutions

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/145/15 The 76th Supreme Council Session of the Africa Federation was held on 1st and 2nd May 2015 In Mombasa Kenya. By the grace of Allah (swt) the meeting was well attended, the deliberations and discussions were fruitful and forward looking. Four resolutions were presented by the AFED Secretariat with a 30-day notice to all Jamaats, and […]

Change of Timings of the AFED Secretariat Office during the Holy Month of Ramadhan

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/146/15 CHANGE OF TIMINGS OF THE AFED SECRETARIAT OFFICE DURING THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADHAN We wish to inform our Jamaats and community members that the office timings of the AFED Secretariat in Dar es Salaam during the holy month of Ramadhan will be as follows: Monday to Friday:         From: 08.30 AM to […]

AFED mourns the sad demise of Chief Mufti Sheikh Issa Shabani Simba

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/147/15 INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHI RAJEEUN  (Holy Qur’an, Surah Al Baqarah, 2:156) We have received with deep sorrow and grief the sad news of the passing away of the Chief Mufti of Tanzania, Alhaj Sheikh Issa Shabani Simba on Monday 15th June 2015 in Dar-es-Salaam and will be buried today Tuesday 16th June 2015 […]

Islamic Laws of Ayatullah al Sayyid Ali al-Husainy al-Sistani – Now Available

Circular No: JMT/152/15                                                                  The World Federation Islamic Education Team has republished the Islamic Laws Book in English according to the Fatwas of His Eminence al-Sayyid Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani with a new annotated translation by Sheikh Mohammed Ali Ismail. The Africa Federation Secretariat has […]

Appointment of AFED Honorary Assistant Secretary

Circular No.: JMT/153/2015 The Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to appoint Br. Alihassan Fazleali Kassam of Dar es Salaam as the new Honorary Assistant Secretary for the term ending April 2016. He is replacing Br. Kumail Mohamed Manji who has taken up the position of Secretary General of the World Federation of KSI Muslim […]

Federation Flag Day

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/154/15 The Day of Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. It’s a day we bid farewell to the beautiful days and fragrant nights of the holy month of Ramadhan. It is a day to offer our thanks to Allah (SWT) for His grace and mercy, and it is a […]

AFED Chairman’s Eid ul Fitr Wishes

  To: All Community Members, May the Blessings, Grace and Mercy of Allah (SWT) be with you, your family and friends during this auspicious occasion of Eid-ul Fitr and may Allah (SWT) accept all our prayers, supplications and charity performed during the holy month of Ramadhan. On this auspicious occasion, let us focus our thoughts […]

Eid Card Selection for Africa Federation

EID CARD SELECTION FOR AFRICA FEDERATION The Africa Federation Secretariat this year once again called upon the children between the ages from 6 to 12 years to design Eid ul-Fitr Greetings Cards. Two Hundred Eleven (211) entries were received at the Secretariat Office; they were from Arusha, Dar-es-Salaam, Madagascar, Mombasa, Moshi, Mwanza, Nairobi, Re-Union and […]

New Moon – Shawwal 1436 AH

Student Orientation Program – Dar es Salaam – August 2015

CIRCULAR No: JMT/156/15 The Africa Federation Youth Network (AYN) in collaboration with the Education Board (EBS) the Tabligh Board (AFTAB) and the Youth Affairs of Dar es Salaam Jamaat is organizing A Student Orientation Program  for prospective students from our Member Jamaats proceeding for Higher Education in the year 2015. Students currently doing their “O” and “A” Levels […]

The Africa Federation Solidarity Day 2015 – Collection Report

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/157/15 And among them are those who made a covenant with Allah, [saying] if He gives us out of His Grace, we will certainly give alms (spend in charity), and we will surely be among the righteous. (Holy Qur’an, At Tawbah – 9:75) We wish to express our deep appreciation for the wonderful efforts […]

Job Opportunity – Accounting Officer

Job Opportunity Available Job Title: Accounting Officer Job Description: The Accounting Officer is responsible for all areas relating to accounting functions. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements, tax returns and other relevant reports required by the Institution (Employer). This position addresses deadlines and […]

Obituary – Tragedy in Makah and Mina – Saudi Arabia

OBITUARY TRAGEDY IN MAKAH AND MINA – SAUDI ARABIA With deep grief and sorrow, we received the sad news of the death of at least 717 pilgrims and about 863 injured in crush at Mina during hajj in a stampede – the deadliest reported incident in 25 years in Saudi Arabia during the Hajj. The […]

Postings of Zakirs and Zakiras – Muharram 1437 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/165/15 The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said: Surely, there exists in the hearts of the Mu’ mineen, with respect to the martyrdom of Husain (A.S.), a heat that never subsides.  – (Mustadrak al-Wasail, vol. 10, pg. 318) We are blessed to once again have an opportunity to commemorate the event of the tragedy of […]

Obituary – Alhaj Shaukatali Sultanali Mewawala (1946 – 2015)

  Who, when disaster strikes them, say, “Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return.” – Holy Qurán 1:156 Adieu to a Friend and a dedicated Social Worker Alhaj Shaukatali Sultanali Mewawala (1946-2015) It is with deep sorrow and grief that we received the news of the death of Alhaj Shaukatali […]

AFED Delegation to Visit Maputo and Nampula Jamaats – 25th – 29th November 2015

CIRCULAR No: JMT/169/15 The Africa Federation Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi will lead a delegation comprising of the Vice Chairman Alhaj Shabir Najafi, Hon Treasurer Alhaj Mohamed Hemani, Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, Chairman of Central Bilal Board, Alhaj Mohsin Lalji and Chairman of Tabligh Board (AFTAB), Alhaj Seyed Hassan Naqvi to Mozambique. They will be […]

Employment Opportunity – Education Board Administrative Secretary

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/171/15 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Position: ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY OF THE EDUCATION BOARD The Education Board (EBS) of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person for the above position for EBS office within the Africa Federation Secretariat office located on the corner of Olympio Street/Bibi Titi […]

Appointment of AFED Honorary Assistant Treasurer

CIRCULAR NO:  JMT/172/2015 We are pleased to announce the appointment of Br. Aliabbas Nasser to the post of Honorary Assistant Treasurer of Africa Federation with effect from 1stDecember 2015 for the current term. The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi in the letter of appointment expressed his pleasure in welcoming Aliabbas to the team […]

Obituary – Alhaj Safdarali Akberali Jaffer

INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHI RAJIOON “To Allah we belong, and to Him is our return” (Surah Al-Baqarah 2:156) SAFDARALI AKBERALI JAFFER 1948 – 2015 It is with great sadness that we received the news of the death of Alhaj Safdarali Akberali Jaffer which occurred on Sunday, 6th December 2015 in Allentown, USA, and buried on […]

Appointment – Sectional Secretary of Archives

Circular No:   JMT/176/16 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi is pleased to appoint Alhaj Murtaza Ramzanali Jivraj (Kerbala) as the Sectional Secretary of the Africa Federation Archives Section. The Archives section is an important segment of the Secretariat of the Africa Federation where records and history of our community is preserved for […]

The Launch of ShiaWills.org

Ref: AFED/Off/16 The World Federation in partnership with Africa Federation and Council of European Jamaats Launches ShiaWills.org The World Federation in partnership with Africa Federation and The Council of European Jamaats have developed a service for writing of Wills – ShiaWills.org   Its main purpose of this project is to assist Shia Ithna Asheri Muslims with creating simple […]

Short Islamic Course for Couples in Iran

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/179/16 The World Federation is organizing an Islamic Short Course for Couples aged between 22 – 40 years, from 25th March to 3rd April 2016 in Qum, Iran.  Applications are limited for 14 person’s only i.e. seven couples. The course is ideal for couples to gain a deeper understanding of Islam and each other, whilst […]

Alhaj Shabir Najafi Elected Chairman of the Africa Federation for the term 2016 – 2019

Circular No: JMT/180/16 The Africa Federation Electoral Commissioner, Alhaj Gulamabbas Khaku has declared Alhaj Shabir Najafi elected Chairman of The Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa for the term 2016 – 2019. Shabir bhai was the only candidate for the post. Shabir bhai has been involved in the Community services for many years, […]

Circular – Appointment of Ad-Hoc Sub Committee of Solidarity Day 1437 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/181/16 The annual Africa Federation Solidarity Day marked on 15th Sha’ban every year will this year Insha’allah fall on Sunday 22nd May 2016. The Solidarity Day activities within our constituent Jamaats shall Inshaállah start from 1st to 25thSha’ban 1437 (8th May to 1st June 2016). We request all Jamaats and Territorial Councils in Africa to organize special events like […]

AFED Secretariat Mourns the death of Alhaj Mohamed Rafiq Rehmatullah of Lubumbashi – Congo

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/183/16 OBITUARY AFED SECRETARIAT MOURNS THE DEATH OF ALHAJ MOHAMED RAFIQ REHMATULLAH OF LUBUMBASHI – CONGO INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHI RAJEEUN It is with deep sorrow and grief that the Africa Federation received the sad news of the passing away of Alhaj Mohamed Rafiq Rehmatullah in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday 6thFebruary 2016. […]

26th Triennial Conference, Dar es Salaam – AGENDA

Fill My Cup Appeal 2016: Sponsor a hungry child in Kenya in the name of Lady Zainab (as)

‘That which you have eaten has gone, but what you have fed to others spreads (like a pleasant fragrance). Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (as) Despite their hunger, thirst and difficulties in Karbala, Lady Zainab (as) took charge of caring for the children in Imam Husayn’s (as) camp. When the enemy set fire to the tents after […]

The Khojas – A Journey of Faith – DVD Now Available

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/186/16 We are pleased to inform all our Jamaats that the DVD of The Khoja Documentary – A Journey of Faith is now available from the Secretariat office of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This Documentary Movie, an amazing account of the Journey is a must […]

World Federation Launches “Fatima Inspires”

78th Supreme Council Session, Dar es Salaam – AGENDA

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/187/16 AGENDA Notice is hereby given that the 78th Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa, will Insha’allah be held on Sunday 1st May 2016 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The Agenda of the Session will be as follows: Aunali Khalfan Hon Secretary

26th Triennial Conference & 78th Supreme Council Session – Organizing Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/190/16 The Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointment by KSI Jamaat of Dar-es-Salaam of the Organizing Committee Members for the 26th Triennial Conference and 78th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to be held at the KSI Jamaat Imambargha in Dar es Salaam from Friday 29th April to Sunday 01st May […]

26th Triennial Conference & 78th Supreme Council Session – Accommodation Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/193/16 The Organizing Committee of the 26th Triennial Conference and the 78th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa has made arrangements for the Accommodation of the Participants as per details provided below. All the places are close to the venue of the meeting i.e. the KSI Jamaat – Dar-es-Salaam Imambara. […]

Africa Federation New Team 2016 – 2019

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/01/16 By the Grace of Allah (SWT), the 26th Triennial Conference of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats held in Dar-es-Salaam was successfully concluded on Sunday 1st May 2016. At the Conference the Chairman Elect Alhaj Shabir Najafi was officially inducted, he took over the Chairmanship from Murrabi Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi who has completed the […]

Federation Samachar April 2016 is available!

Federation Samachar April 2016 is available! The April 2016 issue of Federation Samachar, the magazine of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa, is now available. Copies will be available to Jamaats in Africa very soon, and Jamaats outside Africa will receive copies in the next few weeks. This 77-page issue carries news and views from correspondents and […]

Solidarity Day 2016 – The Mahdi Series

The Mahdi Series The annual Africa Federation Solidarity Day marked on 15thSha’ban every year is aimed towards celebrating the birth anniversary of the 12th Holy Imam (atfs) by spreading the awareness about the Imam and his message and bringing the community members together. This year the Solidarity Day team has attempted to spread the message of […]

Solidarity Day 2016 – The Mahdi Series – Episode 2

The Africa Federation Solidarity Day Adhoc Committee presents The Mahdi Series which are a series of short lectures on our living Imam by Sheikh Nuru Mohamed. Episode two is aired “Importance of Charity in the month of Shaaban”.  Click on the link below to watch and share. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzZpvgmaejM&feature=youtu.be

Ramadhan Relief Fund 1437 AH

Solidarity Day 2016 – The Mahdi Series – Episode 4

The Africa Federation Solidarity Day Adhoc Committee presents The Mahdi Series which are a series of short lectures on our living Imam by Sheikh Nuru Mohamed. Episode four is aired “Spreading the message of Imam in today’s time”. Click on the link below to watch and share. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tmtmmKJsTg

Message from the Chairman of the Africa Federation – Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan

Message from the Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful “O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may learn self-restraint and become righteous (attain taqwa)” (Holy Qur’an, […]

Invitation to create an Eid Greeting Card for the Africa Federation

INVITATION TO CREATE AN EID GREETING CARD FOR THE AFRICA FEDERATION The Secretariat is once again inviting for participation by children aged between 6 to 12 years from all Jamaats under Africa Federation to design the Africa Federation Eid Greeting Cards.Enclosed please find the Poster for the same. The best Three Eid card Design will be […]

Africa Federation Now on Facebook

The official launching of Facebook online networking of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa Dar es Salaam, Tanzania By the Grace of Allah (SWT), the blessed month of Ramadhan is now upon us and brings with it bountiful opportunities to us all for spiritual growth, reflection and reformation of our inner selves towards enjoining what […]

Appointment of the Economic and Housing Development Board

CIRCULAR NO: AF/EHB/07/16 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Akil Hirji as the Chairman of the Africa Federation Economic and Housing Development Board for the term 2016 – 2019. Akil bhai has served in the same position from 2014 – 2016. His vast experience and […]

World Federation – Global Community Survey

The World Federation is planning for the future and we need your help! For the next three months, a survey will be distributed to better understand the needs and requirements of individual communities and the World Federation body at large. The survey can be found at the link www.lnk.wf/strategy Please note that the survey is completely […]

EID CARDS 1437 AH – SELECTION FOR THE AFRICA FEDERATION

EID CARDS 1437 AH – SELECTION FOR THE AFRICA FEDERATION The Africa Federation Secretariat once again invited participation of children aged between 6 to 12 years from all Member Jamaats to design the Africa Federation Eid Greeting Cards. One Hundred Twenty Seven (127) entries were received at the Secretariat Office from Bukoba, Dar-es-Salaam, Kampala, Madagascar […]

AFED Chairman’s Eid ul Fitr Wishes

To: All Community Members, Salaamun Alaikum May the Blessings, Grace and Mercy of Allah (SWT) be with you, your family and friends during this auspicious occasion of Eid-ul Fitr and may Allah (SWT) accept all our prayers, supplications and charity performed during the Holy Month of Ramadhan, Ameen. On this auspicious occasion, let us focus […]

Eid-ul-Fitr Message from the Chairman of the Africa Federation

The Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa P. O. Box: 6710, Tel: (255) 22 215 0897 / 22 215 0964 Email: secretariat@africafederation.org  Web: www.africafederation.org    1437 / 2016 Eid-ul Fitr Message from the Chairman of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa, Alhaj Shabir H. Najafi O people! Verily this day of yours is […]

Appointment of the Education Board Members 2016 – 2019

CIRCULAR NO: AF/EB/09/16 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to appoint Alhaj Tehsin Takim as the Chairman of the Africa Federation Education Board for the term 2016 – 2019. Brief Profile Tehsin completed his primary and secondary education in Dar es Salaam, culminating with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.  He pursued […]

Appointment of the Honorary Secretary of the Africa Federation

CIRCULAR NO: AFED/10/16 Under the provisions of article 16 (a) of the Constitution of the Africa Federation, in my capacity of Chairman of the Africa Federation, I am pleased to appoint Alhaj Hussein A. Karim as the Honorary Secretary of the Africa Federation for the current term; 2016 – 2019. Brief Profile Alhaj Hussein Karim was […]

Appointment of the Africa Youth Network (AYN) Committee 2016 – 2019

CIRCULAR NO: AF/AYN/11/16 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to appoint Br. Aliraza M. Sumar to the post of Chairman of the Africa Federation Youth Network (AYN) for the term 2016 – 2019. Brief Profile Aliraza Mohamed Sumar was born in 1991 in Tanga, Tanzania. He completed his primary and secondary […]

New Moon – Zilkaad 1437 AH

Appointment of Editorial Board of Federation Samachar Board – 2016 – 2019

CIRCULAR NO: AF/FS/16/16  The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to re-appoint Alhaj Munir Hassanali Suleiman Daya as the Chairman of the Editorial Board and Chief Editor of Federation Samachar for the term 2016-2019. Alhaj Shabir Najafi is also pleased to re-appoint Sister Mahjabeen Daya, who has served as Associate Editor of […]

Solar Eclipse – 1st September 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/18/16 ECLIPSE OF THE SUN THURSDAY, 1ST SEPTEMBER 2016 Jamaats in Africa are informed that there will be a Solar Eclipse on Thursday 1stSeptember 2016 (28th Zilkaad 1437). The eclipse will begin at 10.13 a.m. and will reach its maximum at 12.04 p.m.  The eclipse will end at 1.56 p.m. (East African time). This annular […]

The Africa Federation Office Bearers and Trustees for the term 2016 – 2019

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/19/16 This is pursuant to the 26th Triennial Conference of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa which was held in Dar es Salaam on 29th April 2016, the outcome of the elections and subsequent appointments announced by the Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi in accordance with the provisions of the […]

Obituary – Alhaj Mohamedtaki Jaffer Ibrahim passes away in Zanzibar

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/20/16                                                 INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHE RAJEEUN Marhum Alhaj Mohamedtaki Jaffer Ibrahim – Zanzibar The Secretariat has received with deep sorrow and grief the sad news of the death of Alhaj […]

The Africa Federation Nominated Councillors for the term 2016 – 2019

Circular No: JMT/21/16                                                  Under the provisions of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa Constitution, Clause 21 (d), the Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi has the pleasure to appoint the following as the Nominated Councillors of Africa […]

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse – 16th September 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/23/16 PENUMBRAL LUNAR ECLIPSE FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2016 Jamaats in Africa are informed that there will be a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on Friday 16th September 2016 (14th Zilhajj 1437). The eclipse will begin at 07.54 p.m. and will reach its maximum at 09.54 p.m.  The eclipse will end at 11.53 p.m. (East African time). For more […]

Eid ul Adha Greetings

My Dear Community Members, Salaamun Alaikum. On behalf of the Africa Federation Office Bearers, Trustees and Councilors, and on my own behalf, I extend our best wishes to you on the occasion of Eid ul Adha – The Festival of Sacrifice – “Eid Mubarak”. Eid-ul-Adha reminds us all of the trials and triumphs and the firm […]

Appointment of the Chairman of Africa Federation Tabligh Board

CIRCULAR NO: AFED/AFTAB/25/16 The Chairman of the Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Seyed Hassan Naqvi as the Chairman of the Africa Federation Tabligh Board for the term 2016 – 2019. Seyed Hassan has served in the same position for two terms, from 2011 – 2016. His vast experience […]

AFED Girls Youth Camp – December 2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/26/16 The Africa Federation Youth Network (AYN) in collaboration with the other Boards of the Africa Federation is pleased to inform all our constituent Jamaats under Africa Federation that it is organizing the AFED Girls Youth Camp – 2016 for girls, age 12 – 16 years during the December 2016 holidays at a venue to […]

Appointment of the Chairman of Central Bilal Board (CBB)

Circular No:   JMT/28/16 The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to appoint Alhaj Mohsin Mohamedtaki Abdullah Lalji, popularly known as Sheni as Chairman of the Central Bilal Board (CBB) of the Africa Federation for the term 2016 – 2019. Mohsin bhai was born and raised in Kigoma, where his late father, Alhaj […]

Postings of Zakirs and Zakiras – Muharram 1438 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/29/16 The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said: Surely, there exists in the hearts of the Mu’ mineen, with respect to the martyrdom of Husain (A.S.), a heat that never subsides.  – (Mustadrak al-Wasail, vol. 10, pg. 318) Muharram brings us yet another opportunity to reflect, contemplate and develop a source of inspiration towards transformation in […]

AFED Delegation to Visit Nairobi, Mwanza and Bukoba Jamaats – 5th – 8th October 2016

CIRCULAR NO:  JMT/30/16 The Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi accompanied by the Vice Chairman, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Hussein Karim and Chairman of the Economic and Housing Development Board, Alhaj Akil Hirji will be visiting the following Jamaats: Nairobi Jamaat     – 5th & 6th October 2016 Mwanza Jamaat    – 7th October 2016 Bukoba Jamaat […]

Appointment of the Chairman of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania

Circular No:   JMT/32/16 The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to appoint Alhaj Muslim Ramzanali Meghji as Chairman of the Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania for the term 2016 – 2019. Muslim bhai was born in Kigoma, where he completed his primary education and moved to Mwanza for his Secondary Education.  He […]

Uhuru Mini Sports Festival Morogoro – Participation Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/33/16 Pursuant to our Circular JMT/31/16 of 21st October 2016, we are pleased to provide further information on the Uhuru Mini Sports Festival; this Festival will comprise Football and Volleyball games which will be held in Morogoro from 9th to 12thDecember 2016. Attached is a Poster for the Festival. Please find below are some pertinent information […]

New Moon – Safar 1438 A.H.

Uhuru Sports Festival – December 2016 – Karibu Morogoro

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/36/16 The Morogoro Jafferies Sports Club under the umbrella of Khoja Shia Ithna -Asheri Jamaat of Morogoro invites members from all constituent Jamaats of Africa Federation to participate as spectators at the Africa Federation Uhuru Mini Sports Festival to be held there during the public holidays in Tanzania from Friday, 9th to Monday, 12th December 2016.  […]

Reunion hosts World Federation 6th Executive Council Meeting – December 2016

Union des Associations Khodjas Shia Ithna asheri de la Reunion (UAKSIR) under Africa Federation is hosting the 6th World Federation Executive Council Meeting in Saint Denis, Reunion from 2nd to 4th December 2016. Councillors and invitees from the World Federation and various Regional Federations are expected to attend.  The meeting program is as per the below […]

AFED Uhuru Mini Sports Festival Morogoro – The Countdown Begins

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/39/16 The AFED Uhuru Sports Festival to be held from 9th to 11th December 2016 in Morogoro is two days away from commencement.  The games to be played are Football and Volleyball. The Organising Committee has received confirmation from 15 teams (both games inclusive) from the following Jamaats: Dar-es-Salaam Mombasa Morogoro Mwanza Songea Tanga The […]

Appointment of AFED Vice Chairman from Conseil Regional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L’ocean Indien (CROI)

CIRCULAR NO: AF/41/16 The Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheikh Haniphe Akbaraly as the Vice Chairman of the Africa Federation from Conseil Regional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L’ocean Indien (CROI) for the term 2016 – 2019. This is as per Clause 15 (b) of the Constitution of the Africa Federation which […]

Navazaly Molou Appointed as AFED Nominated Councillor

Circular No: JMT/42/16                                                Under the provisions of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa Constitution, Clause 21 (d), the Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi has the pleasure to appoint Alhaj Navazaly Rossanaly Molou of Madagascar as a […]

Obituary – Marhoom Ma’alim Mohammedhussein Kermali

“Inna Lilahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Rajioon” To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return. (Holy Qur’an, Surah Al Baqarah 2:156) Marhoom Ma’alim Mohammedhussein Kermali (1932 – 2016) The Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the Office Bearers and the Trustees of the Africa Federation express profound sadness over the demise of Alhaj Ma’alim Mohammedhussein Kermali […]

Nominations for Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year 2015/2016

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/45/17 The Sports Council of Africa Federation calls upon all Jamaats and Territorial Councils under the Africa Federation, to submit their nominations for the “Sportswoman and Sportsman of the year” by filling in the enclosed Questionnaires. Jamaats are requested to note that nominations are for both for Sportswoman and Sportsman for the period 2015 […]

Fill My Cup Appeal 2017

The World Federation has launched its annual FILL MY CUP APPEAL 2017 to raise funds to provide a hot nutritious breakfast for children in East Africa.  This breakfast at school program provides hot porridge to students so they can find success in learning from a full stomach. Across Africa, 23 million primary school children attend school hungry.  […]

World Federation Introduces the Khoja Business Directory

Have you registered your business on the Khoja Business Directory yet? The Khoja Business Directory has been created to encourage business and trade between our community members. Register your business today and benefit from other community members in the same trade! Register your business here!

WF Online Courses – Introduction to Shia Studies: Hadith

Do you have an interest in learning more about Shia Islam? World Federation are running a series of online courses called ‘Introduction to Shia Studies‘.The first course looks at Hadith with Shaykh Kumail Rajani. This will include ten lessons running from March 2017 through to May 2017. To sign up, register your interest and more details will be sent to you.

Job Opportunity – Administrative Secretary at Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/52/17 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Position: Administrative Secretary – Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania The Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania, an Institution under the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person for the above mentioned position at their head office located on Libya Street, Dar-es-Salaam. Interested […]

79th Supreme Council Session – Agenda

Africa Federation Solidarity Day 2017 (1438) – Appointment of Ad-Hoc Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/55/17 The annual Africa Federation Solidarity Day marked on 15th Sha’ban every year will this year fall on Friday 12th May 2017. The Solidarity Day activities within our constituent member Jamaats in Africa will Inshaállah start from 1st to 25th Sha’ban 1438 (28th April to 22nd May 2017). We request all Jamaats and the Territorial Councils in Africa to organize […]

Appointment of Managing Committee of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania

Circular No: JMT/57/17 The Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to announce the appointments of the Managing Committee of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania under the Chairmanship of Alhaj Muslim Meghji for the term 2016 – 2019. The appointments are as follows: Chairman:           –      Muslim R. Meghji (appointed as earlier announced) Vice […]

Employment Opportunity – Central Health Board Administrative Secretary

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/59/17 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CENTRAL HEALTH BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY (A PART-TIME JOB) The Central Health Board (CHB) of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ on a part time basis a suitably qualified person for the above position which has fallen vacant. The CHB Administrative Secretary will be […]

United Nations Cup of Paris (UNCP) – 13th – 16th of July 2017

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/61/17 UNITED NATIONS CUP OF PARIS (UNCP) 13th – 16th of July 2017 For the first time in the history of European Jamats, a worldwide reach Sport Competition will be held in the heart of the City of Light. This competition, designed for both men and women, will bring together more than 400 participants from […]

Solidarity Day 2017

WF Condemns Terrorist Attacks

My Dear Community Members, Salaam Alaykum. It has been with great abhorrence that we see in our world today continual acts of terrorism. Terrorism founded on an ideology and a concept that is growing exponentially and which affects the very fabric of our society. Muslim organisations have been quick to condemn such acts of barbarity […]

Al Asghery Residency – 3rd Progress Report – Allocation of Flats

Ref: AFED/Housing/AAR/17 The construction works of the Al Asghery Residency on Libya/Band Street in Dar es Salaam is progressing well according to the plan; it has reached the 5th floor. This is a joint Housing Project between Africa Federation (AFED) and the World Federation of KSIMC in collaboration with the KSI Jamaat of Dar es Salaam. The […]

Appointments of the Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) Members

CIRCULAR NO: AFED/AFTAB/69/17 Further to our earlier announcement of the appointment of Seyed Hassan Naqvi as Chairman of the Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB), the Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi is pleased to appoint the following AFTAB members for the term 2016 – 2019. Seyed Hassan Naqvi – Chairman Zishan Somji – Vice Chairman Sanjida […]

AFED Secretariat Mourns the death of Alhaj Abdulhussein Khimji of Lindi, Tanzania

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/70/17                                                      OBITUARY To Allah we belong and to Him is our return  (Holy Qur’an, Surah al-Baqarah – Verse 2:156) Alhaj Abdulhussein Kassamali Khimji    The Africa Federation Secretariat […]

Press Release – Arusha Jamaat organizes Solidarity Charity Walk

The pioneers of the Solidarity Charity Walk – Arusha Jamaat once again organized the Walk for the 5th consecutive year on Sunday 14th May 2017 to raise funds for the AFED Solidarity Day. The theme for this Year’s Walk was Walk, Support and Donate. The Participants in the walk included ladies, gents, old, young and children, and the […]

79th Supreme Council Session – Organizing Committee

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/71/17 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE We are pleased to announce the appointment by the Shia Asna Asheri Jamaat of Nairobi of the Organizing Committee for the 79th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to be held in Nairobi from Friday 7th July to Sunday 9th July 2017 The Email Address for the Organizing […]

Guidelines on Zakat al-Fitrah

Circular No.: JMT/73/2016 We enclose herewith Guidelines on Zakat al-Fitrah prepared by Sheikh Kumail Rajani of Islamic Education Department of the World Federation. Payment of Zakat al-Fitrah becomes obligatory after sunset on the eve of Eid al-Fitr. The Fitrah should be kept aside and paid on Eid al-Fitr before Eid prayers or before midday for […]

AFED Launches the “Youth Can” Campaign

AFED LAUNCHES THE “YOUTH CAN” CAMPAIGN In honour of the wiladat of Imam Hassan (a.s), Africa Federation has launched an initiative to recognize the talented youth of our community – to acknowledge and celebrate their accomplishments and successes. The Youth Can Campaign has been designed to shine a light on the diverse group of talented […]

79th Supreme Council Session – Accommodation Details

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/74/17 The Organizing Committee of the 79th Supreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa has made arrangements for the accommodation of the participants as per details provided below. ROYAL ORCHID AZURE HOTEL  ROOM TYPE DESCRIPTION ROOM RATE PER NIGHT Single One Person per Room US $ 105 Double Two Persons […]

AFED Chairman’s Eid ul Fitr Wishes

AFED Remembers Marhum Alhaj Zulfikar Khimji (1950 – 2004)

AFED Remembers Marhum Alhaj Zulfikar Khimji (1950 – 2004) The Africa Federation Secretariat requests all Community members to remember Marhum Alhaj Zulfikar Haiderali Khimji with a Sura-e-Fateha who passed away tragically in Nairobi on Sunday 18th July 2004. Marhum Zulfikar Khimji served as the Chairman of Africa Federation for the term 2001 – 2003 and was […]

Logo Competition for the Africa Federation Sports Council

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/78/17 The Africa Federation Sports Council is the sports body of the Africa Federation whose objective is: To invigorate the community, especially the youth, and build bonds of friendship and solidarity through sports activities. The Vision of the Current Team of the Sports Council is: Each Member Jamaat should have an active and […]

Nairobi Jamaat is the Host of the Africa Federation Sports Festival in December 2017

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/79/17 We are pleased to announce that The Africa Federation Sports Festival 2017 is being hosted by Shia Asna Ashri Jamaat (SAAJ) of Nairobi, Kenya during the holidays from 22nd to the 30th of December 2017. The plans are to bring together participants from across Africa and around the world in a sporting event not to be missed. The Festival shall […]

AFED Chairman’s Eid ul Adha 1438 AH Message

Ref: AF/2017/27 In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful Behold! We gave the site to Abraham of the (Sacred) House (saying): “Associate not anything (in worship) with Me; and sanctify My House for those who compass it round or stand up or bow or prostrate themselves (therein in prayer).  and proclaim the […]

Dar es Salaam Jamaat Organizes Charity Walk to Celebrate Solidarity Day 2017

DAR ES SALAAM JAMAAT ORGANIZES CHARITY WALK TO CELEBRATE SOLIDARITY DAY 2017 For the third consecutive year, the Ithnasheri Union (IU) under the auspices of KSIJ Dar es Salaam organized a Charity Walk to celebrate the AFED Solidarity Day 2017.  This event is held every year to celebrate the birth anniversary of our 12th Imam Al […]

Africa Federation Sponsors 2 Students at Bilal Comprehensive School for Secondary Education

AFRICA FEDERATION SPONSORS 2 STUDENTS AT BILAL COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION Bilal Comprehensive School held their Annual Quran Competition on 11th June 2017 – 16th Ramadhan, to mark the Birth Anniversary of the 2nd Imam. The program was graced by many dignitaries like Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, President of World Federation, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, Chairman […]

The World Federation Organizes Khoja Heritage Tour India in December 2017

Circular No: JMT/87/17 The Khoja Heritage Project of the World Federation is organizing a Heritage Tour to India from 17th December 2017 to 1st January 2018. This Tour has been organized following the increasing interest in learning more about the history and heritage and with the following objectives: Pay tribute to our founding figures to be inspired […]

Rohingya Muslims Appeal

ROHINGYA MUSLIMS APPEAL The situation for the Rohingya Muslims is worsening by the day. Over 300,000 people, with 80% estimated to be women and children, have crossed the border into Bangladesh. WF-Aid is now working with partners who are on the borders of Bangladesh and Myanmar, and are receiving tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees each day. […]

Postings of Zakirs and Zakiras – Muharram 1439 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/89/17 The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said: Surely, there exists in the hearts of the Mu’ mineen, with respect to the martyrdom of Husain (A.S.), a heat that never subsides.  – (Mustadrak al-Wasail, vol. 10, pg. 318) The Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) has completed the postings of Zakirs and Zakiras to various destinations […]

AFED delegation visits Kigali, Bujumbura and Kinshasa from 23rd to 29th September, 2017

Circular No: JMT/90/17 The Africa Federation delegation comprising the Vice Chairman, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan and the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Hussein Karim shall be on an official visit to Kigali from 23rd and 24th September 2017 and will then travel to Bujumbura until 26th September, 2017. They will be joined by the Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi on the visit […]

Employment Opportunity – Administrative Secretary to AFTAB and CBG of AFED

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/91/17 Administrative Secretary for The Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) and Capacity Building Group (CBG). The Tableegh Board (AFTAB) and the Capacity Building Group (CBG) of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person for the above position. The Administrative Secretary shall be based […]

World Federation Khoja Heritage Tour India – New Dates – January 2018

Circular No: JMT/92/17 Further to our Circular JMT/87/17 of 15th September 2017, we wish to notify Community members that the dates for the Heritage Tour to India have now been changed, the new dates are 15th to 30th January 2018. The basic tour details are as follows: Dates: 15th -30th January 2018 Ground cost: US $ 999 USD per individual (This does not […]

Kinshasa Jamaat New Managing Committee

Circular No: JMT/94/17                                                 The Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat held an Extra Ordinary General Meeting on 28thJuly 2017 where elections for the Managing Committee for the period 2017 – 2019 were held and the following […]

AFED Launches the “Heroes of Karbala” Campaign

AFED LAUNCHES THE “HEROES OF KARBALA” CAMPAIGN The Africa Federation is launching a Campaign “Heroes of Karbala” for the children of the Community as part of the commemoration of Ashra-e-Zainabiyya. This Campaign is to encourage our children to share which personalities from Karbala inspire them. Video Guidelines: Length:       30 seconds Presentation: Horizontal/ landscape and well lit. Contents: Name […]

Appointment of AFED Marketing Team

Circular No: JMT/96/17 The Africa Federation (AFED) Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointments of the AFED Marketing Team, the Team will be under the AFED Secretariat. The Team will assume the key role of promoting the activities of the AFED Secretariat and its Boards through several communications medium including the social media, additional role […]

Appointment of Economic Development Team

Circular No: JMT/98/17 The Africa Federation Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointment of the Economic Development Team of Africa Federation, comprising of the following members of our community. Ali Jaffer Farhan Yusuf Maisam Dossa Maryam Chandoo Minhaal Meghji Murtaza Manekia Shirin Jeraj This team will focus on the Economic Development section of the Africa Federation […]

New Moon – Jamadi ul Awwal 1439 AH

World Federation – 2nd Exco – 23rd – 25th February 2018

Circular – KSI Kuwwatul Islam Jamaat Zanzibar – New Team

Circular No: AF/114/2018 KSI KUWWATUL ISLAM JAMAAT ZANZIBAR – NEW TEAM Following the resignation by Alhaj Mohamedraza Hassan Dharamsi from the post of President of the KSI Kuwwatul Islam Jamaat of Zanzibar on 29th January 2018, the Vice President, Alhaj Hayder Hussein Topan assumed the position of President of the Jamaat. At the meeting of the […]

Africa Federation Solidarity Day – 2018 (1439) – Ad-Hoc Committee Appointed

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/122/18 The annual Africa Federation Solidarity Day marked on 15th Sha’ban every year will this year fall on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. As in the past years, the activities to promote greater awareness and to solicit funds for the Solidarity Day within our constituent member Jamaats in Africa will Inshaállah start from 1st to 25th Sha’ban 1439 (18th April to […]

Solidarity Day 2018 – Donate in the name of the 12th Imam (ATFS)

Circular – Newly Appointed Nominated Councillors of the Africa Federation

Circular No: JMT/128/18                                                 Under the provisions of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa Constitution, Clause 21 (d), the Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi has appointed the following as Nominated Councillors of the Africa Federation for the term 2016 – 2019. […]

Circular – Shiraz Walji Appointed Head of The AFED Census Bureau

Circular No: JMT/129/18 The Africa Federation Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Shiraz P. Walji of Dar-es-Salaam as Head of the Africa Federation Census Bureau; this is the first appointment of its kind given the great importance attached to Census. The necessity of obtaining reliable statistics for the Census to create a complete […]

Message from the Chairman of the Africa Federation – Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan

Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadhan – 1439 AH Message from the Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful “O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may learn self-restraint and become righteous (attain […]

AFED Launches “Apra Wadil” Campaign

AFED LAUNCHES “APRA WADIL” CAMPAIGN This Ramadhan, it’s time to honour the elders of our community. Africa Federation has launched an initiative to recognize and gain inspiration from the elders who have made amazing contributions to our communities. The Apra Wadil Campaign has been launched to shine a light on these elders within our Jamaats, to appreciate […]

AFED Chairman’s Eid ul Fitr Wishes

AFTAB Appoints Br. Mubashir Sheriff as Vice Chairman

Circular No: JMT/137/18 The Africa Federation Tabligh Board Chairman has appointed Br. Mubashir Sheriff as the Vice Chairman of the Board following the migration by Br. Zishan Somji to Iran to pursue further Islamic Education. Mubashir is a student completing his final year degree in Dental Surgery at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences […]

The World Federation Organizes Khoja Heritage Tour India in December 2018

Circular No: JMT/138/18 The World Federation is organizing the second Khoja Heritage Tour as part of our Khoja Heritage Project, the tour this year is specifically for the younger community members of between the ages of 25-45 years and will take place from 20th to 30th December 2018. This heritage tour will allow participants to reconnect with […]

Employment Opportunity – Administrative Secretary – Media & Publications

CIRCULAR NO: AFED/144/18 Post – Administrative Secretary – Media & Publications (A PART-TIME JOB) The Africa Federation Secretariat is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person (male or female) for the above position within the Afed Secretariat. The post holder shall be based at the Africa Federation Secretariat office located on Olympio Street, off Bibi Titi […]

Circular – Appointment of Members of the AFED Census Bureau

Circular No: JMT/145/18 The Africa Federation (AFED) in pursuing its vision and goals for the term 2016-2019 has decided to collect data (Census) which will provide basis and assist us significantly in forward planning of our community in Africa in areas such as economic development, education, housing etc. thus the Census Bureau has been formed with […]

Islamic Laws – Third Edition now available in Dar es Salaam

Circular No: JMT/148/2018 We wish to inform our community members that the Islamic Laws English Version of Tawdhihul Masael Third Edition is available on sale at the Tabligh Bookstore of the KSI Jamaat Dar-es-Salaam (opposite our Mosque on Indira Gandhi Street). This edition of 767 pages is according to the Fatwas of His Eminence Ayatullah al-Sayyid Ali al-Husayni […]

Khoja Heritage Tour India – December 2018 – Now Open for All Ages

Circular No: JMT/147/18 Further to our circular JMT/138/18 of 5th July 2018, we wish to inform our community members that the Khoja Heritage Tour India is now open for ladies and gents of all ages and children from 7 years to 18 years (should be accompanied by an adult). The deadline for registration has been extended to 31st August […]

AFED Census Exercise

Census is the key to unlocking our future development and the results will benefit the community for years to come.  We cannot over-emphasise that this is an important exercise that AFED has undertaken in all our centres in Africa. The information we can gather from this census, will greatly help us in planning for our future. […]

Postings of Zakirs and Zakiras – Muharram 1440 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/152/18 MUHARRAM – THE MONTH OF REFLECTION AND REFORMATION  Muharram is the month in which justice rose against injustice; Truth stood against falsehood and proved that, in the course of history, Truth has always triumphed over falsehood. Alhamdulillah, by the grace and blessings of Allah (SWT) the Zakirs and Zakiras postings to various […]

Census 2018 – Online Form

Salaamun Alaikum A’zamallahu Ujurana Wa Ujurakum bi Musaabinaa bil Husayn (AS). (May Allah (SWT) make Great our Reward and your Reward for our Grief of Imam Husayn (AS). This Muharram – 1440 A.H., Africa Federation is conducting a very crucial project, which is the Census. All members above the age of 16 in all Jamaats across Africa […]

Couples Retreat 2019 in Iran

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Circular – Alhaj Shabir Najafi Elected Chairman of Africa Federation 2019 – 2022

Circular No: JMT/165/19 Following the announcement by the AFED Electoral Commissioner, Alhaj Gulamabbas Khaku, vide his letter Ref: AFED/EC 19 – 22/004/19 of 28th January 2019, the AFED Secretariat is pleased to inform the Community members of the re-election of Alhaj Shabir Najafi as the Chairman of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa unopposed for […]

Obituary – Marhum Abdulhussein Gulamali Jaffer (Sheni)

To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return. (Holy Qur’an, Surah Al Baqarah 2:156) Alhaj Abdulhussein Gulamali Jaffer (Sheni)  A Social Worker and a Philanthropist bids farewell from this world (1946 – 2019) The Secretariat of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa received with deep grief and sorrow the sad […]

Important Historical Event in Islam – Imam Ali (AS) – 1400th Death Anniversary

his year 1440 Hijra marks the 1400th year of the Martyrdom of Amirul Moomineen Imam Ali (as), our first Imam, who was struck by a poisoned sword at the time of Fajr Salaah while in the state of sajda in the Mehrab of Masjid Kufa (Iraq) on the dawn of 19th of the holy month of Ramadhan […]

World Federation Launches Fatima Inspires Campaign

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Conference 2019 – Accomodation Details

Further to our Circular JMT/175/19 of 25th February 2019 we are pleased to inform that the Organizing Committee of KSI Jamaat of Mombasa have been able to obtain a better option and special rates for accommodation at the City Blue Hotel and Suites, during the duration of the 27th AFED Ordinary Conference and 81st Supreme Council Session. The […]

Conference 2019 – Program

Below please find the scheduled Program for the 27th Triennial Conference and the 81stSupreme Council Session of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa will be held at Jaffery Islamic Centre (JIC) in Mombasa from Friday 12th April 2019 to Sunday 14thApril 2019 (6th to 8th Shab’an 1440 A.H.). We request constituent Jamaats Presidents/Chairmen, Delegates, Councillors and Invitees to […]

AFED Statement – New Zealand Mosques Attack

Dear Members Salaamun Alaikum Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un is a part of a verse from the Holy Qur’an which translates to “Surely we belong to Allah and to Allah we shall return.” It is with deep shock and sadness that we received the news of the rampage shootings across two mosques in the New Zealand […]

Office Bearers and Trustee 2016 – 2019

OFFICE BEARERS   Chairman Alhaj Shabir Najafi Vice Chairman at the Secretariat Alhaj Aunali Khalfan Vice Chairman from Madagascar Alhaj Sheikh Haniphe Akbaraly Vice Chairman from Reunion Alhaj Amine Nassor Hon Treasurer Alhaj Mohamed Hemani Hon Assistant Treasurer Alhaj Aliabbas Nasser Hon Secretary Alhaj Hussein Karim Hon Assistant Secretary Br. Alihassan Kassam TRUSTEES Alhaj Ebrahim […]

Office Bearers and Trustees 2013 – 2016

OFFICE BEARERS Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi Vice Chairman at the Secretariat Alhaj Shabir Najafi Vice Chairman from Madagascar Alhaj Navazaly Molu Vice Chairman from Reunion Alhaj Amine Nassor Hon Treasurer Alhaj Mohamed Hemani Hon Secretary Alhaj Aunali Khalfan Hon Assistant Secretary Alhaj Kumail Manji   TRUSTEES Alhaj Ebrahim Kassam Kampala Alhaj Mohamed Manji Kampala Alhaj […]

Office Bearers and Trustees 2010-2013

Office Bearers Chairman Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi Vice Chairman – Mainland Africa Alhaj Shabbir Najafi Vice Chairman – Regional Council Alhaj Sabirhoussen Goulamaly Hon Secretary Alhaj Aunali Khalfan Hon Treasurer Alhaj Mohamed Hemani Hon Asst Secretary Alhaj Kumail Manji Trustees Alhaj Mustafa Pirmohamed Nairobi Alhaj Sultan Molu Mombasa Alhaj Mohamed Manji Kampala Alhaj Ebrahim Kassam Kampala […]

Office Bearers and Trustees 2007-2010

 Office Bearers Chairman Alhaj Ramzan Nanji Vice Chairman Alhaj Zulfikar Dewji Hon Secretary Alhaj Fazleabbas Chandoo Hon Treasurer Alhaj Murtaza Kanani Hon Asst Treasurer Alhaj Kazim Moledina Trustees Alhaj Aunali Datoo Nairobi Alhaj Sultan Molu Mombasa Alhaj Mohamed Manji Kampala Alhaj Ebrahim Kassam Kampala Alhaj Mehboob Versi Dar-es-Salaam Alhaj Shaukat Jaffer Dar-es-Salaam

Office Bearers and Trustees 2004-2007

Office Bearers Chairman Alhaj Zulfikar Khimji (Deceased) Alhaj Ramzan Nanji Vice Chairman Alhaj Ramzan Nanji Dr. Asgher Moledina Hon Secretary Alhaj Barkat Rajani Hon Treasurer Alhaj Murtaza Kanani Hon Asst Treasurer Alhaj Fazleabbas Chandoo Hon Asst Secretary Alhaj Mukhtar Trustees Alhaj Mustafa Pirmohamed Nairobi Alhaj Sultan Molu Mombasa Alhaj Mohamed Manji Kampala Alhaj Ebrahim Kassam Kampala Alhaj Shiraz […]

1911 Moon Forecast – Rabi ul Aakhar 1440 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/157/18 MOON FORECAST – RABI UL AAKHAR 1440 A.H. The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rabi ul Aakhar 1440 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time […]

1901 New Moon – Rabi ul Awwal 1440 AH

1929 Moon Forecast – Jamadi-ul-Awwal 1440 A.H.

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi-ul-Awwal is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are Dar-es-Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 4.29 a.m. on Sunday […]

1934 New Moon – Jamadi ul Awwal 1440 AH

 

1942 Moon Forecast – Jamadi ul Aakhar 1440 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/164/19 MOON FORECAST – JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1440 A.H. The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Aakhar 1440 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time […]

1947 New Moon – Jamadi ul Aakhar 1440 AH

1955 Moon Forecast – Rajab 1440 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/167/19 MOON FORECAST – RAJAB 1440 A.H. The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rajab 1440 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). The birth […]

1965 New Moon – Rajab 1440 AH

1980 Moon Forecast – Shabaan 1440 AH

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/181/19 MOON FORECAST – SHABAAN 1440 A.H. The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shabaan 1440 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset). The birth […]

891 Capacity Building Group – CV Writing Workshop

CV Writing Workshop “If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.” (Mason Cooley) In today’s economy with so many people unemployed and under employed, competition to get a good job is fierce. Your CV is like a personal advertisement for you. The quality of your CV/Resume […]

986 Capacity Building Group holds Foundation Leadership Development Program in Antananarivo – Madagascar

988 Leadership Development Program – Mombasa – 14th – 17th August 2014

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1018 Stress Management Workshop – Dar-es-Salaam

The Social Services Committee of KSI Jamaat Dar-es-Salaam organized a Youth Workshop that addressed Stress Management on the 25th of July 2014/27thMahe Ramadhan 1435 A.H. The event aimed to serve the Wellbeing Awareness Campaign run by SSC and CBG (Capacity Building Group) and was facilitated by the latter. The night program began at 11.00 p.m. and […]

1027 Press Release – 7th Leadership Development Program – Mombasa

HE 7TH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – LDP AUGUST 14th TO 17th 2014, MOMBASA The AFED Capacity Building Group in partnership with the WF Capacity Building Group organized the 7th Leadership Development Program from the 14th to the 17th of August 2014 in Mombasa, Kenya. A total of 25 participants, from Dar es Salaam, Mombasa and the UK attended the Program. The […]

1043 CBG Organizes Master Class for LDP Participants in Mombasa, Kenya

The Capacity Building Group (CBG) of the Africa Federation organized a Master Class for the participants of the LDP Sessions of 2011 and 2014 in Mombasa on Friday the 17th of October this year. The objective of the Master Class was to develop on the subject areas learnt during the Leadership Development Programs, to further their […]

1082 Alhaj Yasin Rahim conducts Master Class for LDP Participants

The Capacity Building Group of the Africa Federation organized a Master Class for the LDP Participants of 2011 and 2014 in Mombasa on the 8th of November this year. The objective of the Master Class was to introduce a new concept raft which has emerged in people development sector. It’s called the chimp paradox and the […]

1348 Capacity Building Group – Master Class in Communication with Self Awareness held in Arusha

The Arusha LDP Alumni group had an opportunity to upgrade themselves through a session on “Communication with Self Awareness” held on 16th January 2016. The short two hour Session was conducted by Br. Shabbirhussein Khalfan, Sr. Shama Dewji and Sr. Mumtaz Ladak, the facilitators from CBG of Africa Federation. Self-Awareness was made possible through small talk, […]

1431 Capacity Building Group – Mentor Development Program for LDP Alumni – Mombasa

A two and a half day Mentor Development Program was held in Mombasa organized by the Capacity Building Group of Africa Federation. The program was facilitated by Dr. Akber Mohamedali, Br. Yasin Rahim and Mrs. Zinnat Mohamedali, Facilitators from the World Federation Capacity Building Group. 15 LDP Alumni from Bukoba, Dar es Salaam, London, Mombasa […]

1530 Leadership Development Program – 25th – 28th November 2016 – Nairobi – Details

This is further to our Circular JMT/35/16 of 5th November 2016 notifying all of the Leadership Development Programme (LDP) to be held in Nairobi from 25th to 29th November 2016. Attached please find the Registration and Participation Forms which all interested participants age 25 and above are requested to complete and submit to the Capacity Building Group and […]

1890 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Leadership Development Program Session

1531 Capacity Building Group conducts Youth Development Program for HMGS Dar-es-Salaam Graduates

For the first time within its own facilitation resources, the Capacity Building Group of Africa Federation conducted a Youth Development Programme (YDP) for the Graduates of Husayni Madrasah Girls Section, upon request of the Madrasah Management and Tabligh Committee of Dar es Salaam Jamaat. 28 Girls ranging from 16 years to 18 years among the […]

1891 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Kigoma Branch Muharram 1440 AH Report

Our heartfelt condolences to Imam AlMahdi (ATFS) and the entire Muslim Umaah on the tragedy of Karbala and the martyrdom of Imam Hussein AS and his companions. Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania- Kigoma Branch joined muslims around the world to commemorate the Shahadat of Imam Hussein (AS) the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) at all […]

1533 AFED Girls Youth Camp – CBG Holds Youth Development Program for Mentors

As the Africa Youth Network (AYN) is gearing up for the AFED Youth Camp for girls of our community to be held in Morogoro in from 19th to 29th December this year, the mentors for the Camp need to be developed and thus must undergo two training programs in order to qualify to be a mentor for […]

1893 Bilal Bulletin – Bilal Comprehensive School Organizes Juloos

The Bilal community of students, teachers and parents from BCS School and Hawza joined by the Religious Scholars, Community leaders took part in a Juloos to commemorate the tragedy of Karbala and the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions at the Bilal Muslim Mission Temeke Campus in Dar es Salaam. Approximately 1300 children, […]

1560 AFED Girls Youth Camp – Mentor Development Program – 3rd & 4th December 2016

Group Photograph of Facilitators, Camp Lead and Mentors The Africa Federation Youth Network (AYN) in collaboration with the Africa Federation Capacity Building Group (CBG) and the admin team of the AFED Girls Youth Camp Lead Mrs. Fatim Sadick Somji organised a Mentor Development Programme which was held on the 3rd & 4th of December 2016, in Dar-es-Salaam, […]

1894 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Muharram 1440 AH Report

Imam Hussain (AS) said: “I revolted not for wickedness nor for fame. Verily I rose only to seek for rectification in the nation of my grandfather, The Messenger of Allah.” Muharram is a month of remembrance & Shia Meditation that is often considered synonymous with the event of Ashura. Ashura, which means the “Tenth” in […]

1561 Leadership Development Programme (LDP) – 13th to 16th May 2017 – Dar es Salaam edit Leadership Development Programme (LDP) – 13th to 16th May 2017 – Dar es Salaam edit CIRCULAR NO: JMT/60/17 The AFED Secretariat is pleased to inform all our Jamaats in Africa and the Territorial Councils of Madagascar and Reunion that a Leadership Development Programme (LDP) will be held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania from Saturday 13th to Tuesday 16th May 2017. A limited number of seats (25) are available for this leadership training programme. The Jamaats and the Territorial Councils are requested to publicize this programme and to nominate participants from both genders, at earliest possible. This programme is specifically tailored for those who are keen to enhance self-knowledge, confidence and acquire leadership skills, and more so for the younger generation who are eager to develop themselves to take on new challenges in order to be effective and successful in their organizations and their personal lives. Read More Press Release – SAAJ Nairobi Hosts 8th AFED Leadership Development Program

he Africa Federation (AFED) in collaboration with the World Federation (WF) conducted a Leadership Development Program (LDP) in Nairobi – Kenya hosted by Nairobi Jamaat (SAAJ) from 25th to 28th November 2016. Seven facilitators from AFED and WF CBG were involved in this program, they were; Dr. Akber Mohamedali and Maria Pattinson from London, Shabbirhussein Khalfan, Mumtaz […]

1969 Leadership Development Programme (LDP) – 13th to 16th May 2017 – Dar es Salaam

The AFED Secretariat is pleased to inform all our Jamaats in Africa and the Territorial Councils of Madagascar and Reunion that a Leadership Development Programme (LDP) will be held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania from Saturday 13th to Tuesday 16thMay 2017. A limited number of seats (25) are available for this leadership training programme. The Jamaats and the Territorial […]

1895 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Blood Drive at Hawzatul Bilal Temeke

Blood Drive at Hawzatul Bilal – Temeke The Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania in conjunction with Who is Hussein Group organized a Blood Drive at Hawzatul Bilal Campus -Temeke on 29th September 2018. The Hawza students, teachers and other people from several Madrasahs all over Dar es Salaam donated blood in the name of Imam Hussein (as) […]

1906 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – Economic Upliftment Project Newsletter

ECONOMIC UPLIFTMENT PROJECT NEWSLETTER September – October 2018 The Economic Upliftment Project was initiated in the year 2006.This project is about empowering individuals in the rural centres with primary focus being Women. This department mainly focuses with the following projects and activities: EUP group members (women) undergo module trainings and monthly follow ups are conducted […]

1628 Leadership Development Programme (LDP) – 13th to 16th May 2017 – Dar es Salaam

1916 Bilal Tanga Safar 1440 AH Report

1657 CBG Bulletin – Mentor Development Programme for LDP Alumni of Africa

MENTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR LDP ALUMNI OF AFRICA This program aims in creating mentors in the community for the betterment of the community at large. AFED CBG Facilitators with the support of development facilitators, conducted the workshop based on Egan’s Skilled Helper Model which has been updated and refined over 35 years. The model is […]

1918 BMM Kenya – Leadership and Savings Training for Murtadhwa Self-help group

Murtadhwa Self-help group was formed in July 2018 with a total number of 22 members. Officials registered the group and also opened a bank account to deposit their weekly savings. The group meets weekly to conduct savings. In order to gain knowledge on how to maintain records and also other aspects of the group, members […]

1658 Press Release – 9th Leadership Development Programme held in Dar es Salaam in May 2017

The 9th Capacity Building Group CBG Africa Federation Leadership Development Programme in collaboration with Capacity Building Group of World Federation concludes with positive energy in Dar es Salaam this year. The workshop was conducted at Seascape Hotel and Conference Center by the following Facilitators: Dr. Akber Mohammedali, Sr. Mumtaz Ladak, Br. Shabbir Khalfan. Sr. Zinnat Mohammedali, […]

1920 BMM Kenya – EUP – The Jiko Bora Project

The Economic Upliftment Project is about empowering women in the rural centres. This project consists of 15 Women groups established in the rural Centres which are managed by the Mission. Behind closed doors, we use charcoal stove (jiko) to cook and also to keep warm during cold weathers. Studies conducted by World health organization in […]

1665 CBG Bulletin – Master Class for 9th LDP Alumni – Dar es Salaam

AFED-CBG Facilitators, Br. Shabbirhussein Khalfan and Sis. Shama Dewji conducted a Master Class on ‘Better Understanding of Temperaments’ for the Alumni who attended the 9th Foundational Leadership Development Programme on Sunday 11th June 2017. 15 Alumni who are based in Dar es Salaam participated in the program that was held at Mamboz Sizz Grill, Upanga from 10.30 […]

1699 Press Release – 10th Leadership Development Program held in Antananarivo, Madagascar

The 10th Leadership Development Programme conducted by the Africa Federation Capacity Building Group (CBG), concluded with transformational enhancement of energy in the participants in Antananarivo, Madagascar last month. The workshop was conducted at the KSI Jamaat Antananarivo Imambargha over four days and facilitated by Sr. Mumtaz Ladak, Br. Shabbirhussein Khalfan, Sr. Maria Pattinson and Sr. Shama […]

1933 Bilal Tanzania – Free Dental and Eye Camps

1724 AFED CBG holds Master Class for Dar es Salaam LDP Alumni

The Africa Federation Capacity Building Group (CBG) Facilitators Br. Shabbirhussein Khalfan and Sis. Shama Dewji conducted a Master Class on ‘Lessons Learnt from Karbala’ for the Leadership Development Program Alumni of Dar es Salaam on 18thOctober 2017 corresponding to 27th Muharram 1439 A.H. Ten Alumni participated in the program that was held at AFED Office at […]

1954 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Tanga Branch Jamadiul Awwal 1440 AH Report

Bilal Tanga started a special program of Islamic as well as secular education for Primary School students from this year. The students were selected from different centres under Bilal Tanga according to their performance in School (i.e. Last three years results) and their Madressa performance keeping in mind their disciplinary background. Bilal Tanga will make […]

1805 The 11th Leadership Development Programme held in Antananarivo, Madagascar

The Africa Federation Capacity Building Group in collaboration with the KSI Jamaat Antananarivo and Conseil Regional de l’Ocean Indien Islands hosted the 11thLeadership Development Program from 7th May to 10th May 2018. The workshop conducted at the KSI Jamaat Antananarivo Imambargha was facilitated by Br. Shabbirhussein Khalfan, Sr. Shama Dewji, Sr. Mumtaz Ladak, Sr. Maria Pattinson and […]

1812 CBG holds Various Programs in Madagascar

The Africa Federation Capacity Building Group capitulated on its recent trip to Madagascar by conducting a Master class for the LDP Alumni and a Mentor development program on completion of the Leadership Development Program. The Master class facilitated by Br. Shabbirhussein Khalfan and Sr. Shama Dewji, covered Emotional intelligence, Transactional analysis and Drama Triangle, highlighting […]

1963 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – STEM Workshop

STEM workshops are designed to provide an interactive and engaging experience to support classroom-based science, technology, engineering and math. A range of soft skills such as; teamwork and communication complement the academic elements to give learners a comprehensive overview of this exciting area. The workshop involves Destination Imagination (DI) which is the world’s largest creative […]

1977 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Tanzania – Tanga Branch Jamadiul Aakhar 1440 AH Report

1986 Bilal Bulletin – BMM Kenya – EU Program – Refresher Training Course

Access to education and trainings to Women in the rural centres have proven to be beneficial in many ways. Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya conducted a three day Refresher training course for Zainabbiyya Women Group in Masongaleni centre from 21st -23rd February 2019. Sessions during this training were facilitated by Sis Sidi Nyota and Sis Kauchi Chifui. […]

1900 CBG holds Facilitator Development Program in Arusha – September 2018

FACILITATOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME HELD IN  ARUSHA, TANZANIA – 28th to 30th SEPTEMBER 2018 The Africa Federation Capacity Building Group (CBG) from its inception has been developing capacities of community members within Africa. A journey that began 10 years ago with the first Leadership Development Programme in Africa at Nairobi in 2008, the LDP Alumni have gone from […]