Circulars

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 04.00 PM

Saturdays:               From: 08.30 AM to 12.30 PM

We shall revert to the normal office working hours after the Holy Month of Ramadhan which is under:

Monday to Friday:   From: 08.30 AM to 01.00 PM
                                  From: 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM
 
Saturdays                From: 08.30 AM to 12.30 PM

Wishing you all Mahe Ramadhan Mubarak.

With Salaams and Dua'as,

Aunali Khalfan
Hon. Secretary 

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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 and 3). Welfare of the people.

Next to the "Night of Qadr" the Night of 15th Shab'an is the most auspicious and blessed night (also known as "Night of Bara'at").

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CIRCULAR NO: JMT/159/2012

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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 2012.

The AFED Chairman will be meeting the Walking Group of Jaffery Sports Club - Senior Citizens of our community at the Jaffery Sports Club on Friday evening and later on he will address the community members after Isha prayers/majlis at the Imambargha.

On Saturday, the AFED Chairman will be meeting the Mombasa Jamaat officials, AFED Councillors and Trustees of Kenya. In the evening, the Chairman and his delegation will be meeting the Office Bearers and Trustees of Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya.

On Sunday, 1st July 2012, the AFED Chairman along with his delegation will be joined by the AFED nominated Councillors, Alhaj Gulamabbas Khaku, Alhaj Nishathusein Karim and the AFED Kenyan Trustee, Alhaj Sultan Molu for the Opening Ceremony of Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya Imam Al Baqir Centre at Mwasafu. The Centre is located in the rural area of Taveta District in the Coast Province of Mombasa which about 200 kms from Mombasa Town. The Opening Ceremony will be performed by Alhaj Anwarali R. Dharamsi.

Secretariat

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/158/2012

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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 night touches heights and elevation as in the same night at the time of seher (pre-dawn) the Twelfth successor of Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.), The Awaited Imam, Al Mahdi (ATFS) was born in the year 255 A.H. in Samarah, Iraq.

To revere this very special and blessed night and day of 15th Sha'ban with act of charity and benevolence, the Chairman of The Africa Federation appeals to all community members of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri fraternity worldwide to donate their full One Day's earning to the Africa Federation for a noble cause of charity.

"The best man in view of faith is the most openhanded." – Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.)

This year, the collection made on this occasion will be utilized for supporting the less fortunate and deserving members of our community in the Jamaats of the Africa Federation who are not affording to pay school fees for their children, for their medical care, house rent and household living expenses.

Contributions towards this Fund can be made as follows:

  • Jamaats outside Africa through their respective Jamaats or the Regional Federations.
  • Jamaats of Madagascar through Conseil Regional of Madagascar (CROI).
  • Jamaats within mainland Africa through their respective Jamaats or Directly to the AFED Secretariat by contacting the office or email: secretariat@africafederation.org

This is a unique opportunity to assist the less fortunate and deserving families of our community in acquiring the basic needs. We request all the Jamaats to initiate and promote collections to start from 1st to 25th Sha'ban 1433 AH (21st June to 15th July 2012).

Click here for a brochure for the Notice Boards.

Below are downloadable thumbnails of Solidarity Day Posters for publicity.

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Aunali Khalfan
Hon Secretary

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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 be available on our website soon.

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These online issues will serve as a part of the history of our Community.

Secretariat

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/151/12 

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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 their concern and urged for some changes in the way we conduct the Council Sessions. The main concern was that we spend more time in discussing issues of the past year, which adds little value to our organizational development, and is not efficient from a time-management perspective. It was stressed that we look ahead by discussing more about the future plans and actions. 

The AFED Office Bearers had a discussion with the Mombasa workshop Facilitators, who were of the opinion that in order to improve the effectiveness of the Sessions of the Supreme Council, we need to move away from the usual methods of reporting to a new approach of forward-looking reporting, to bring about innovative thinking by all participants, and to enable the boards to come up with workable and action oriented plans.

In response to these concerns from the last Session's participants, the Secretariat will be employing the following process of reporting at the 73rd Supreme Council Session:

All reports will be precirculated to the Councillors, to be read before the Session. The presentation of the boards will be forward-looking and will only include highlights from the past year, and not the entire report.

Along with this Circular, we are sending the amended Agenda of the 73rd Supreme Council Session which reflects the above.

Download: 73rd Supreme Council Session - Amended Agenda - English (PDF, 32KB)

Download: 73rd Supreme Council Session - Amended Agenda - French (PDF, 32KB) 


Aunali Khalfan

Hon Secretary

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