"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 years on, the Community remembers him on almost everyday basis.

Mulla Asgher as he was fondly known through out the community, was born and educated in Mombasa and was fluent in at least seven languages, English, Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Kuchi, Kiswahili and Gujarati.  He was a formidably learned scholar and respected by the Marjae for his in depth Islamic knowledge.

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Circular No.: JMT/224/2013

wf_telethonThe 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 2013 between 4pm and 6pm UK time, (7 pm and 9 pm East Africa Time) to highlight the plight of the Shia Muslims being targeted and brutally slain in Pakistan. Or watch online at:

Members of the Community are requested to watch this Program and contribute generously towards this cause. Jamaats and donors from Africa are requested to channel their contributions through the Africa Federation Secretariat, Dar es Salaam.

Let us all join hands and pray for the innocent and peace loving people in all parts of the world for their justice, peace and safety, and let us also respond generously to the above appeal for the funds.

Aunali Khalfan
Hon. Secretary - AFED

Ref: JMT/223/13



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 a written application along with a current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to reach AFTAB latest by 12th April 2013.

More details/address are provided in the attached Advertisement below:

Job Profile - AFTAB Manager (PDF, 368KB)

Aunali Khalfan
Hon. Secretary




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



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 and the youths in particular. The areas of discussions will range from Education to Economic Development, from Health and Welfare to Tableegh and Sports. Furthermore, the Youth Conference will also review the progress made by the various Boards on adopting and implementing the recommendations of the Nairobi Youth Conference, held in 2010.

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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. Both the places are close to the venue of the meeting i.e. the KSI Jamaat – Dar-es-Salaam Imambara.

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