Dr Kalbe Sadiq – An Exemplary Thinker and Educationalist (1939 – 2020)

A man whose life was an inspiration, a scholar whose erudition was transformational, a humanitarian whose love for his fellow beings was contagious. His life can well be a yardstick to measure a true leader. Dr. Kalbe Sadiq was an internationally renowned thinker, educationist and a profound Zakir of the Ahlul Bayt (AS), known for […]

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Obituary: Alhaj Mujtaba Bhai Datoo. The Khoja Community Mourns the Passing of a Great Selfless Intellectual

Alhaj Mujtaba bhai, son of Alhaj Husein-bhai Abdulrasul Datoo and Zainab-bai Ahmed Lakha, was born in Zanzibar in February 1955 and is recognised by the Datoo family for his services to the world-wide Khoja communities, and to many a younger generation in guiding and supporting their educational pathways. Mujtaba had a very strong academic repertoire. […]

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Health Series: Coronary Artery Disease

What is coronary artery disease? Coronary artery disease is a condition when the blood vessels that supply the heart become blocked by fatty material called a ‘plaque’. This prevents the heart from getting the oxygen and nutrients it needs from the blood. If the blockage is incomplete, then a person gets angina, which is chest […]

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Obituary – Marhum Mulla Abdulrasul Hassanali Gulamhusein Khaki: Loss of a Dedicated Spiritual Guide

إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون    “Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Rajeoon” “To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return” (Surah Al Baqarah – 2:156) Marhum Mulla Abdulrasul Hassanali Khaki (15th March 1926 – 28th July 2021) The Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri  community in East Africa has lost countless gems in recent months, and […]

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Shaykh Mwalupa: A tableegh giant leaves this temporal abode

In the Name of Allah, Compassionate [to all], Merciful [to the believers] إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون   Verily to Allah [SWT] do we belong, and to Him do we return (2:156)   It is narrated from Imam ‘Ali al-Naqi al-Hadi (a): “After the occultation of our Qaim [Imam al-Mahdi aj], were it not for the […]

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Death of an Aalim is Death of Aalam – AFED mourns the passing away of a spiritual leader

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Khoja couple awarded by the Government of Tanzania for their selfless service to humanity

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Obituary: Alhaj Mujtaba Bhai Datoo. The Khoja Community Mourns the Passing of a Great...

Alhaj Mujtaba bhai, son of Alhaj Husein-bhai Abdulrasul Datoo and Zainab-bai Ahmed Lakha, was born in Zanzibar in February 1955 and is recognised by...

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Obituary – Marhum Mulla Abdulrasul Hassanali Gulamhusein Khaki: Loss of a Dedicated Spiritual Guide

إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون    “Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Rajeoon” "To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return" (Surah Al Baqarah - 2:156) Marhum Mulla...

Shaykh Mwalupa: A tableegh giant leaves this temporal abode

In the Name of Allah, Compassionate , Merciful إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون   Verily to Allah do we belong, and to Him do we...

Death of an Aalim is Death of Aalam – AFED mourns the passing away...

"Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Rajeeun" “To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return” (Holy Qur’an, Surah Al Baqarah 2:156) Alhaj Sheikh Hassan Mwalupa ...