Haji Abdulla Khimji was born in Kera, Kutch, India and migrated to Africa at a young age. Our community in Pangani and Tanga area vividly remember the generosity and leadership of Haji Saheb. During the heydays of Pangani, he commanded deep respect with the German Government authorities.
He was a resident of Dar es Salaam for many years. Due to his public services and integrity, the Tanganyika British Governor, Sir Cameron appointed him as Asian community representative in the Legislative Assembly.
Marhum’s wife Kulsumbai established Madressa and recited majalis in Kutchi. They had two sons Mohamed and Gulamali and seven daughters: Zainab Hussein Dharamsi, Maryam Gulamali Remtulla Manji, Shirin Gulamali Abdulrasul, Sakina M K Mithani, Fatma Janmohamed Dhirani, Zehra Akberali Mohamedtaki Kanji and Amina Gulamabbas Mohamedtaki Kanji. 

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The opening ceremony of new Mosque and Imambara was done with great fanfare on 24 Zilhaj 1384 (April 1964). The mosque and Imambara were constructed through generous donation from the families of Marhum Ladhabhai Dinani and Marhum Jadavji Dhanji. The Honorary Secretary of Songea Jamaat, Alhaj Fidahussein Haji Mohamed Khaki spoke on this occasion. He said the community had finally been able to fulfill the need for these institutions, after having settled in Songea 35 to 40 years ago.

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Eid-ul Fitr - 1438 / 2017

Message from the Chairman of the Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa, Alhaj Shabir H. Najafi
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other (not that ye may despise (each other). Verily the most honorable of you in the sight of Allah is (he who is) the most righteous of you. Surely, Allah is All-knowing and All-aware.

Holy Qur’an Surah Al-Hujurat, Verse 49:13

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Chronicle of Moshi KSI Jamaat

Brief information about Moshi Town, Coffee & Sugar Plantations:

Moshi town in the Kilimanjaro region with a population of about 200,000 is about 59 Sq. kilometers situated on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, which is 19,341 feet above sea level. Moshi is the coffee producing centre of the country. All around the town and on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, there are vast plantations of coffee. Moshi is one the cleanest and growing towns in Tanzania, with well-maintained roads and greenery in the town with bursting business outlets and fresh vegetables and fruit markets.

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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.

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MCE of the World Federation in collaboration with Africa Federation Tabligh Board – AFTab organized the following Teacher Development Programs for the Madrasah Teachers in Africa, between March and May 2017:

Micro Teach 3 for TSP Cohort 4 in Dar es Salaam – 5th March 2017 – Facilitated by Sis. Shaida Abdulrasul.

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Ref: AF/PR/25/17                                                                    

It was a notable occasion which coincided with the blissful moment of the 17th day of the Holy month of Ramadhan. According to historical records; it is the day of the victory of the battle of Badr, first battle of Islam in 2 A.H. On this occasion, an agreement was reached between the KSI Jamaat of Dar es Salaam and the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa to start the Housing Project on Uhuru Street plot.
Those present at the meeting from Africa Federation were Shabirbhai Najafi, Chairman, Aunalibhai Khalfan, Vice Chairman, Mohamedbhai Hemani, Hon. Treasurer, Husseinbhai Karim, Hon. Secretary, Alihassan Kassam, Hon. Asst. Secretary, Aliabbas Nasser, Hon. Asst. Treasurer and Akilbhai Hirji, Chairman of the Economic & Housing Board. The KSI Jamaat of Dar es Salaam was represented by Azimbhai Dewji, President, Riyazbhai Bhojani, Vice President, Aliasgher Somji, Asst. Hon. Secretary, Mohamedtakibhai Dhanani and Dr. Jaffer Dharsee, the Hon. Trustees of Dar es Salaam Jamaat.

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