Access to education and trainings to Women in the rural centres have proven to be beneficial in many ways.
 
Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya conducted a three day Refresher training course for Zainabbiyya Women Group in Masongaleni centre from 21st -23rd February 2019. Sessions during this training were facilitated by Sis Sidi Nyota and Sis Kauchi Chifui.

Topics on Islamic religious education were conducted by Sis. Sofia Salim.

Objective of the training:

  • Analyze the roles of office bearers
  • Review group laws
  • To recall the Loaning procedures
  • Maintaining records;  passbooks, register and weekly return forms
  • Team Building

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DOWN THE MEMORY LANE

GROUP PHOTOGRAPH OF PARIS - FRANCE JAMAAT IN THE YEAR 1977/1397 WITH ZAKIRE HUSSEIN DR ASARIA OF LONDON


1:
Hassanaly Karmaly Hiridjee 2: Dr Jafferali Hassanali Kurji Asaria (London) 3: Haji Nourmamod Hirdjee 4: Haji Habib Walji (London), 5: Akbaraly Karim Premdjee 6: Goulamabasse Meraly (Bawa) 7: Hassanaly Alibhai Valdjee Tahora 8: Mamod Badouraly Vally Djouma (Francopgonic School) 9:Akbar Karmaly Hirdjee 10: laver Issoufaly Vasram 11: Sabir Mamodhoussen G. Charifou 12:Razaly Mamodaly Kadaya 13:Azad Aly Asgaraly Jamal 14: Nizar Piaraly Kassim Katchera  15: Mamod Rafik Sermamod Houssen Rachid 16: Anil Badouraly H Sobafils 17: Asgaraly Houssenaly DJaffer (Hirani) 18: Navrozaly Nazaraly Jaffer Pandjou 19: Anveraly Rajabaly Sondarjee (Anouli) 20: Bachir Mamodhoussen Jamal 21: Mamod Sultanaly Fazul Cassam Chennai 22: Dr Zainoulhoussein Anveraly Bandjee 23: Amiraly Piyaraly M Kassim Katchera 24: Arif Hassanaly K Hiridjee 25: Ikbal Akbaraly SOCOMO 26: Mounis Fidahoussen Dandjee 27: Sakib Rajabaly Kassamaly Ramdjee (Rakara) 28: Onaly Houssenaly DJaffer 29: Moise Badouraly H. SOBAFILS 30: Sayyad Mamodhoussen Vasram.
 

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Prostate Cancer Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be changed. Others, like a person’s age or family history, can’t be changed.

But having a risk factor, or even several, does not mean that you will get the disease. Many people with one or more risk factors never get cancer, while others who get cancer may have had few or no known risk factors.
 
Researchers have found several factors that might affect a man’s risk of getting prostate cancer.

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REF: EB/SH/06/19                                                         

TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part II

Continued from last week, here is the list of top Universities in Africa as per the QS World University Rankings® 2019

Eight universities are all ranked in the 801-1000 range* and are therefore joint 10th in Africa.

8.  Ain Shams University

The first of the top universities in Africa to be ranked 701-750 is the Egyptian Ain Shams University, which is ranked 17th in the QS Arab Region University Rankings 2018. Based in Cairo and established in 1950, Ain Shams is a very large institution, hosting approximately 180,000 students in 15 faculties.

Average fees: $2000
Accommodation:  OFF CAMPUS: $90 onwards per month
Cost of living: $300 onwards per month
 
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Ref: AFED/PR/66/19                                                         



It was a moment of joy and pride for the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Community when Alhaj Mohamed Hussein Abdulla Jaffer was bestowed with the prestigious Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Humanities (PhD) and Peace Award by the United Graduate College & Seminary International.
 
The function took place on 12th January 2019 in Nairobi. He was also awarded with the World Civility Leadership Award by iChange Nation (ICN).

Mohamed bhai has served the community in different capacities in Mombasa Jamaat and the Africa Federation. 

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Ref: PR/AF/68/19                                                         



The Chairman of the Federation of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaats of Africa (AFED), Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the Vice Chairman Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, the Hon. Secretary Alhaj Hussein Karim joined by the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani made a two days’ visit to Mombasa, Kenya from 1st to 2nd February 2019 to attend a Joint Meeting of the AFED Trustees with the Office Bearers for the term 2016-2019. Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi who is the Trustee of Africa Federation also attended the meeting. Others who attended the meeting were; AFED Trustees from Dar es Salaam Alhaj Mehboob Versi, from Uganda Alhaj Ebrahim Kassam and from Mombasa, Alhaj Sultan Molu.
 
The Trust Board meeting took place on Saturday 2nd February to discuss several key issues, including projects and future plans of our fixed assets; the existing assets disposals, redevelopment etc. in order to bring about better income for the institution. Alhaj Ahmed Alloo, the head of accounts in AFED Secretariat office also attended the meeting.

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CIRCULAR NO: JMT/181/19                                                

MOON FORECAST – SHABAAN 1440 A.H.

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shabaan 1440 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 11.52 a.m. on Friday 5th April 2019 i.e. 29th Rajab 1440 A.H.

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Mistakes:  an opportunity to pass experience

Death presents upon the departed a dubious honour:  Those left behind see the departed through the inverted prism of sainthood where all mistakes come together and become light rather than what they remained in life:  Insaan: the one who forgets.
 
‘Sainthood is conferred when either an award is launched in your name.  Or an award is given to you posthumously.  I am too poor for the former.  And too early for the latter. “And so ended another conversation with Mulla Bashir Rahim who was born in Zanzibar on Friday, 31st July, 1931 (15th Rabi-ul-Awwal, 1350 AH) and died on Saturday 10th April 1999 (24th Dhual Hijjah, 1419 AH)

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REF: EB/SH/05/19                                                        

TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part I

Gone are the days when study abroad programs meant sticking to the West. Nowadays, you can revolutionize your education just about anywhere in the world.

Africa is the home of many top universities you can think of. Some of these universities are ranked highly when compared to other institutions of higher learning around the world.

With its diverse culture, amazing weather, beautiful landscapes, African Universities offer quality Education at lower fees. Most Universities use English as their medium of teaching.

Here is the list of top Universities in Africa as per the QS World University Rankings® 2019

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TOWARDS STRONG SOCIAL/SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

The Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) organized a two-day workshop titled Towards Strong Social/Spiritual Community for the constituent Jamaats. The underline goal of this program was to synchronize institutions to identify and address on the on-going social challenges for enhancing spiritual development of our community.
 
This program was also to create effective networking and provide a platform to discuss and address some of the contemporary issues as well as challenges pertaining to social vices facing the community in this globalized world under the influence of social media.

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