Khoja Heritage Festival

On 6 and 7 April, the World Federation will be hosting the Khoja Heritage Festival at Anjuman-e-Ja’fariyya, Al Zahra Centre in Watford. The festival will be celebrating the past, present and future of the Khoja community, through a number of activities such as plays, quizzes, debates and exhibitions, as well as presentations of the latest […]

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Khoja Studies Conference

A two-day Khoja Studies Conference in Mumbai has discussed a number of fascinating topics of concern to the Indic vernacular tradition in general and Khoja tradition in specific. It brought together both Francophone and Anglophone scholars to discuss the development of Khoja identity over the past centuries, among transnational communities in South Asia, East Africa, […]

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In the footsteps of our ancestors

The Khoja Heritage tour to India proved an unforgettable opportunity to experience the land of our ancestors. This amazing tour, part of the Khoja Heritage Project, gave participants the chance to find out where our forefathers came from and the steps they took for us to become the Shias we are today. The group, ranging […]

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Back to 1977 – first Shia mosque founded

This picture from 1977 marks another historic moment – the laying of the foundation stone of the first Shia mosque in the UK, built in Peterborough. If you have photographs that could take Khoja News readers down memory lane, please get in touch.

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Khoja Heritage Tour – who are we?

Have you ever wondered who we really are? Find out where our ancestors came from and the steps they took for us to become the Shias we are today. We visited some key historical locations in India and took a step back in time by joining The World Federation’s second exciting Khoja Heritage Tour from […]

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Down memory lane: Khoja school, Mogadishu

What were you doing in 1985? These pictures from the Africa Federation Archives show the opening ceremony of the Khoja Shia Ithnasheri School in Mogadishu, Somalia. The event was attended by a wide gathering of World Federation and Africa Federation delegates.

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