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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AFED LAUNCHES THE “HEROES OF KARBALA” CAMPAIGN

The Africa Federation is launching a Campaign “Heroes of Karbala” for the children of the Community as part of the commemoration of Ashra-e-Zainabiyya.

This Campaign is to encourage our children to share which personalities from Karbala inspire them.

Video Guidelines:

Length:       30 seconds
 
Presentation: Horizontal/ landscape and well lit.
 
Contents: Name of the hero from Karbala and how he/she has inspired the child.
 
Age Limit:   15 years
 
Deadline:    7th November 2017
 
Submission: Email the video to marketing@africafederation.org
 
Kindly help us spread this Campaign and Do not forget to check the Africa Federation Facebook and Instagram pages for updates and the submissions received.

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The Africa Federation Capacity Building Group (CBG) Facilitators Br. Shabbirhussein Khalfan and Sis. Shama Dewji conducted a Master Class on ‘Lessons Learnt from Karbala’ for the Leadership Development Program Alumni of Dar es Salaam on 18th October 2017 corresponding to 27th Muharram 1439 A.H.

Ten Alumni participated in the program that was held at AFED Office at Zahra Towers from 8.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m.  The discussions, group activities and presentations revolved around values that emanated from the Event of Karbala and what lessons we personally derive from each of them.

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Circular No: JMT/94/17                                                



The Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat held an Extra Ordinary General Meeting on 28th July 2017 where elections for the Managing Committee for the period 2017 – 2019 were held and the following were elected for the new term.
 
Br. Auny M. Ali bhai                 - Hon. President
Br. Danish Raza Sarani            - Hon. Secretary
Br. Sohail Rahemtullah            - Hon. Treasurer
Br. Hasan Abbas Rajshi            - Managing Committee Member
Br. Mohamed Imran Chatoo      - Managing Committee Member
Br. Sabir Poonawala                 - Managing Committee Member
Br. Sohail Virani                       - Managing Committee Member
Br. Yousuf Raza Dalwala           - Managing Committee Member

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Report No. 0073 of Muharram 1439 A.H, October 2017

BILAL TANGA CONDUCTS LECTURES DURING THE FIRST TWELVE DAYS
 
Bilal Muslim Tanga conducted majalis concerning the sacred martyrdom of Imam Hussein (a.s) the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w) in the year 61 A.H. The holy family of Prophet led by Imam Hussein (a.s.) was badly persecuted in Kerbala by Yazid’s brutal army. Majalis were conducted in all Bilal Tanga centres including main campus starting from 22nd September to 2nd October i.e. 1- 12 Muharram 1439 AH.

Moomins attended majlis of Imam Hussein (a.s) in Tanga

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CIRCULAR NO: JMT/93/17                                                 

MOON FORECAST – SAFAR 1439 A.H.

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Safar 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 10.13 p.m. on Thursday 19th October 2017 i.e. 28th Muharram 1439 A.H.
 
On Friday 20th October 2017 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.16 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 20 hours 04 minutes      
Moonset 6.56 p.m.
Time Duration 40 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset       09.56 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 08.53 degrees

SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE (IF CONDITIONS ARE PERFECT)

The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.33 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 9 degrees South of West, 11 degrees North of where the sun had set.
 
EXPECT 1st SAFAR 1439 AH ON SATURDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2017.
 
 
Secretariat

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