THE FAMILY FORTRESS

CREATING STRONG BONDS FROM MARRIAGE TO PARENTHOOD

 
The Family Support Services (FSS) under the Religious Affairs Board of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Mombasa has organized a Workshop – The Family Fortress from 16th to 22nd December 2017 to be conducted by Shaheen and Abbas Merali.
 
This workshop will be divided in different sessions, details of which are available on the Poster below.
 


The First Session - Finding your life partner to be held on 16th December 2017 from 1.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. for the age group 19 – 26 (both boys and girls) is open to members of all Jamaats in Africa.
 

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On the auspicious occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the Holy Prophet (SAWW), we extend our heartiest felicitations to all Community members. On this occasion, we are pleased to announce the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Africa Federation and KSI Jamaat of Dar Es Salaam on Tuesday, 21st November 2017 at the Jamaat Conference Room in Dar Es Salaam.

This is an important housing project which is undertaken jointly by Africa Federation, the World Federation and Dar Es Salaam Jamaat, for the members of Dar Es Salaam Jamaat.

The building will be constructed on the two Dar Es Salaam Jamaat plots along Uhuru Street, measuring 9,800 sq. ft. The tentative plan is for a 10 storey building, subject to final plans being approved. The building shall have 45 apartments, car park facilities, two lifts, standby Generators and a commercial space on the ground floor. Each floor will have four residential apartments of 3 bedrooms and one apartment of 4 bedrooms. More details will be available when the final drawings and plans are completed by the Architects.

 

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The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rabi-ul-Aakhar 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 9.32 a.m. on Monday 18th December 2017 i.e. 29th Rabi-ul-Awwal 1439 A.H.
 
On Monday 18th December, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.35 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 09 hours 03 minutes
Moonset 6.47 p.m
Time Duration 12 Minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset 04.54 degrees
Crescent Altitude at Sunset 02.13 degrees

SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
 
On Tuesday 19th December, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.36 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 33 hours 04 minutes
Moonset 7.35 p.m.
Time Duration 59 Minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset 14.19 degrees
Crescent Altitude at Sunset 12.46 degrees

 
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
 
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.54p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 19 degrees South of West, 5 degrees North of where the sun had set.
 
EXPECT 1ST RABI-UL-AAKHAR 1439 ON WEDNESDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2017.
 
 
Secretariat


The Africa Federation Chairman Alhaj Shabir Najafi, Vice Chairman Alhaj Aunali Khalfan and Honorary Secretary, Alhaj Hussein Karim visited Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo from Tuesday 26th to Thursday 28th September 2017 and were joined by the AFED Nominated Councillor in Kinshasa Alhaj Saeed Vazir. This is the 2nd visit to Kinshasa, by Africa Federation.

Kinshasa Edited

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The Africa Federation officials comprising of Vice Chairman Alhaj Aunali Khalfan and Honorary Secretary, Alhaj Hussein Karim visited Bujumbura from Sunday 24th to Tuesday 26th September 2017 and were joined by the AFED Nominated Councillor based in Bujumbura Alhaj Salim Somji.

The visit provided good opportunity for the delegation to meet the Jamaat officials and interact with members; delegation joined the community members in the commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS), his faithful companions and his family members in the plains of Kerbala, Iraq.

 

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The Africa Federation officials comprising of Vice Chairman Alhaj Aunali Khalfan and the Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Hussein Karim visited Kigali on Saturday 23rd September 2017.  They were warmly received by the Chairman and Managing Committee members of KSI Jamaat of Kigali, Republic of Rwanda.
 
The KSIR Community in Kigali is made up of about 27 male members, approximately 60 heads; the Jamaat is affiliated with locally registered Shia association known as Maj’maa-El-Itrati Organisation Twahira Au Rwanda (A.M.I.T) in Rwanda. The Jamaat has a rented Centre in the city where regular majlises on Thursdays and all Wiladats and Shahadats and other religious activities are held, the community also have Ja’afery Madrasah which is held once a week and managed by the ladies of the Jamaat.

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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 Economic and Housing Development Board which is presently heavily involved in the Housing Projects development activities. 

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CIRCULAR NO: JMT/97/17                                                 

MOON FORECAST – RABI UL AWWAL 1439 A.H.

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rabi ul Awwal 1439 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 is at 2.43 p.m. on Saturday 18th November 2017 i.e. 28th Safar 1439 A.H.
 
On Sunday 19th November 2017 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.22 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 27 hours 40 minutes     
Moonset 7.15 p.m.
Time Duration 53 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset      12.41 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 11.27 degrees

SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE

The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.40 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 17 degrees South of West, 4 degrees North of where the sun had set.
 
EXPECT 1st RABI UL AWWAL 1439 AH ON MONDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2017.
 
 
Secretariat

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 of the Team shall include raising funds for AFED through various events, programs etc. from time to time.
 
The Team is made up of the following people:
 
Marketing Lead:    Sakina Hassanali
Secretaries:           Safia Teja & Abbasaley M. Abbas
Designers:             Fatema Zahra Merali, Haadiya Sheriff & Ramzanali Rajani
Video:                    Fahima Hameer & Taha Dharamsi

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