The Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa
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   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 the day when the righteous are awarded and the wretched are losers. It is a day which is similar to the one on which you shall be standing (before your Lord). Therefore, when you come out of your homes to go to places of your prayer, remind yourselves about the day when you (your souls) shall come out of your bodies to go to your Lord. When you stand on places of your prayer, remind yourselves of your standing in presence of your Lord (on the day of Judgment). And when you return to your homes (after prayer), remind yourselves about your returning to your homes in Paradise.

Extract from the Sermon of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as)
on the day of Eid ul-Fitr

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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 our thoughts upon the Muslim Ummah throughout the world, especially those who are being oppressed, displaced from their homes and facing human rights violations and repression and let us all join hands and pray for their protection, justice and peace to prevail soon – Ameen.
Wishing you a very Happy and Blessed Eid Mubarak
Kindly remember all Marhumeens with Sura-e-Fateha.
With Salaams and Dua’as,

Shabir Najafi
The Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa
29th Ramadhan 1437 (5th July 2016)


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 (Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Fort Dauphin) Mombasa, Moshi, Nairobi and Re-Union Jamaats.  The Secretariat requests other Jamaats to promote this within the target age group in the coming year.

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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

Please note that the survey is completely anonymous and takes just under 15 minutes.

Kindly share this with your friends and family and help those who need further assistance to fill out the questions. We want to hear from everyone!

Where do you see us in 10 years?

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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 dedication in the housing and economic development sectors will provide added advantage in meeting the goals and objectives of the Board. 
Brief Profile
Born in Zanzibar, he acquired his primary and secondary education in Dar-es-Salaam. A hard working and successful businessman, in the last two decades he has expanded and diversified his business ventures, and is presently operating a number of family commercial ventures in Dar es Salaam. He is married and has two children.
Akilbhai's community, social and voluntary services spans almost three decades. His zeal and dynamism in serving the community has remained consistent having great passion in construction development projects for the betterment of the Community at large.

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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 is good and forbidding what is evil, thus embracing and practicing God-consciousness to attain Allah's (SWT) Grace, Mercy and Blessings.  
Africa Federation has been in existence in Africa for almost 70 years, since its establishment in 1946. It is an institution which was established with compassion, determined efforts and sacrifices given by our elders and leaders of our community that brought about constructive and important transformation in religious, social, educational and economic developments. Together with being a faith based community organization, we respect all religions and beliefs; we respect human beings based on the Islamic principle that all human beings are equal irrespective of their cast, creed, color or religion. 
In today’s times I adore people especially the youth who use the technology and social media positively and effectively for their benefits and sharing the same vision with their fellows in areas such as educational development, exchange of information, news, photographs, videos, networking etc.

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