Khutbah: Friday 23 February 2018: Appreciation of Water Amidst the Prevailing Crises by Shaykh Sadullah Khan

  In recent times nothing has attracted our attention as much as the water crises that we are currently experiencing in the Cape.  We have never before been as conscious about water, this basic commodity that surrounds us with two oceans; water, water everywhere yet not enough to drink. What is pre-occupying our collective attention is our concern about the ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 19 January 2018: Imagining Islam from the perspective of the ‘wretched of the earth’ by Professor Aslam Fataar

Respected brothers and sisters, and guests, A tone – setting summer school conference is being held this week by the University of Johannesburg in central Cape Town on the topic, ‘Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies’ The conference comes in the wake of the decolonising education struggles associated with #FeesMustFall, that we have been witnessing on university campuses. Decolonisation calls for ... Read More »

 Khutbah: Friday 12th January 2018: Three Virtues of the Righteous by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

                In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 22nd Rabi` al-Thani 1439 During the past few weeks we have witnessed the passing away of a number of elders within our community. We pray that Allah, the Lord of Compassion and Mercy, embraces them with infinite tenderness, forgive their sins, and grant them a beautiful abode ... Read More »

Khutbah Friday 29 December 2017: Beginnings & Endings: the Precarity of Transitions! by Ebrahim Rasool

In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   BEGINNINGS & ENDINGS 29 December 2017   “Those who, when afflicted with calamity, say: ‘Verily from God we come, and to God we are returning!’” (2:156) In the great journey of any earthly life there are only two fixed points, the origin and the destination. In moments of great tragedy ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Mosque Christmas Message 2017

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Dispenser of Grace   Claremont Main Road Mosque Christmas Message 2017   The Claremont Main Road Mosque congregation sends fraternal greetings of peace and love to all our Christian compatriots, family and friends. We wish you a blessed Christmas and a prosperous New Year. In Islam, both Mary and Jesus are held ... Read More »

CMRM Strongly Condemns Slave Auctions of African Migrants in Libya

PRESS STATEMENT – 26 NOVEMBER 2017 The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) is outraged at the news of African migrants being sold as slaves in Libyan auctions. Thousands of sub-Saharan African migrants fleeing war torn countries towards Europe have been trapped in Libya and are subjected to torture, violence, rape, forced labour and now, sold on slave markets. According to ... Read More »