CAPE MUSLIM CONGRESS

The Cape Muslim Congress is a not for profit community based organization that is primarily concerned with the political, economic, social and cultural progress of the Cape Muslims and the marginalized communities in general.The CMC objective is to spearhead the development of a politically influential, socially stable, and economically successful society in Cape Town.

School Fees ( Cape Argus , 12 December – Lets snap out of the Hollywood illusion)

Our society has many challenges. A battle that must be won for society to become and remain sustainable is that of emotional maturity. We have been fortunate that our mineral wealth has kept our economy relevant. However, labor costs etc. is making the world less...

Spatial Planning versus reality   – 4 December – Cape Argus

                                                                                Historic racist spatial planning remains a human rights crime that has protracted adverse outcomes. A possible response could involve building high-rise buildings near the Central Business...

We suffer because of stupidity – Cape Times – 29 November – SABC, SAA in ruins, thanks to Zuma.

Abrahamic epistemology surmises that the Creator has no reason to harm his own creation. Humans suffer because we harm ourselves and each other. Using this analogy regarding state capture and the financial losses at most parastatals, the answers is obvious. For years,...

We create our own problems – Cape Argus – Get rid of politicians enabling corruption

Ask any therapist about child-rearing and they will highlight discipline and limits etc. In South Africa decision makers lack wisdom as they are unwilling to understand that “every cause, has an effect”. Since we have questionable border control, anyone can enter...

Should we worry – Cape Argus – 19 November – Land stolen during Apartheid must be returned, thoughtfully and wisely

Obviously land stolen during Colonialism and Apartheid must be returned to its rightful successors. The problem is that; media reports infer that livestock bought with taxpayer’s money for poor black farmers were stolen by rich black politician and others. That former...

Parliament needs discipline – Cape Times , 15 November – Introduce stringent rules to prevent ugly scenes in Parliament

Politicians, the wealth and celebrities monopolize the media with desire for more glory. This selfish agenda often monopolizes the media to which the rest of us are subjected. Example, although national elections are months away, politicians have already begun abusing...

Misery – Cape Argus – 13 November – Buddha’s wise counsel crucial in turbulent times of ‘celeb’ culture

About 2500 years ago Buddha said “Happy is he who overcomes his ego”. He also said suffering is an inherent part of existence and the cause of suffering is the desire for pleasure and attachment to worldly assets etc. To reduce suffering, detachment from the world and...

Abrahamic epistemology infers that the first people who will enter Hell are those who fought to ostensibly establish justice on earth. The reason for their condemnation is that they were insincere and did not do so to honor the Creator but sought respect for their...

Jacob Zuma the Dark Prince (Cape Argus – 23 October – Should we allow Dark Prince Zuma and pals to escape)

  How did one man undermine a century old liberation movement, capture a state and subdue a nation of 55 million within a decade? Jacob Zuma could be regarded as, possibly the most malign but ironically also the greatest political mind in the history of South Africa....

Addiction the new slavery – 16 October – Cape Argus – Decriminalizing Dagga enslaves nation

  The rape of a 7yr old girl in a restaurant toilet sparked outrage. Reports state, the thug had a history of drug addiction. The “pretext” for this crime is in motion and will serve as a “sick” defense strategy. To decriminalize addiction in a nation with the highest...

CMC VISION

Personal Responsibility is the ESSENCE of the Cape Muslim Congress

Economic Strength

Since the inception of the new dispensation, few members of our community have benefitted from the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment opportunities that occur. Many of these contracts are secured by individuals with strong political relations.

Religion

Regular interaction with the Imams regarding the relevance of the weekly sermon can result in a more effective message being sent from the mosque.Events and issues that affect the community must remain the primary address in the Friday Sermon.

Social Cohesion

Regular interaction with the Imams regarding the relevance of the weekly sermon can result in a more effective message being sent from the mosque.Events and issues that affect the community must remain the primary address in the Friday Sermon.

Cultural Development

The Muslim community needs to recognize that, although we belong to the broader global ummah, we have to be responsible for our own political, economic, social and cultural development. For 350 years, few Muslim countries,

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