Tuesday, 18/Jun/2024; 12-Dhul Hijjah 1445 AH

The Zanzibar Khushali Bankro

Every old timer Zanzibari, wherever he or she may be, yearns for those good old days of Zanzibar, we call it the golden era! We Khoja Ithnashries in particular tend to recall several memorable occasions of the past and one event that obviously comes to mind is Khushali Bankro. It had an attraction of its own. On the eve of khushali...

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WF and AFED Eid Messages May 1990/Shawwal 1410 AH

LOOKING AT THE OTHER SIDE ……………………………………… An Eid Message from the then President of The World Federation of K.S.I. Muslim Communities, Marhum Mulla Asgharali M.M. Jaffer – 1st Shawaal 1410 (27th April 1990) In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. The holy month of Ramadhan has passed. It was a month of spiritual rejuvenation. And the thin...

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Inception of the Ithna Asheri Union

Historically the club’s inception got underway when Ithna Asheri team started participating in Cricket XI of 1933. Among the pioneers were stalwarts such as Hassanali G. Versi (Captain), Abdulhussein G. Versi, Mohammedali K. Mithani (Opening baller), Hassanali K. Mithani, Gulam A. Mithani (Medium pace baller), Rajabali N. Rattansi (Opening Baller), Habib N. Rattansi, Hassanali Giga, Hassanali Gulamali (Wicket-Keeper),...

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Vasanji Bhai Gangji of Mbale

The Early History of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheries in Africa In 1892, at the age of 17, Vasanji Gangji decided to travel from Mombasa to Kampala on foot. After reaching Kampala he joined in the employment of Alidina Visram, a famous businessman of the time. He worked at Alidina Visram for 14 years after which he opened his own...

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