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.

Sensitive problems require honest approach ( Cape Argus – Rethink inheritance options)

Sensitive problems require honest approach     Councillors, are often confronted with odd challenge that require a holistic understanding. Elderly parents who have a natural desire to settle their property and inheritance often create unforeseen conflict....

National leaders must measure their words ( Cape Argus – Bring back death penalty)

National leaders must measure their words There are some issues that infuriate the upper classes, which, in time, will hugely reduce the current majority party. The first is the issue of usurping wealth with unjust taxes, second is the death penalty, state...

Democracy and the rain ( Cape Argus – 3rd April – Persecuted for the truth)

Democracy and the rain At the Azzavia Mosque in Walmer Estate the Sheikh made a curious statement on Friday. In a nutshell, he explained that when a person speaks truth that person must be prepared to be vilified. If a truth speaker is fragile and cannot handle the...

Home Affairs needs urgent help ( Cape Argus – 9 April – Awful state of Home Affairs)

Home Affairs needs urgent help After 9hrs in a queue, it was clear that the South African government represented by Home Affairs with its current practices, has limited respect for the average South African. The long queue levels citizens to lowly...

Our problems are not undefeatable ( Cape Argus – Reality of social problem’s)

As humans age, rationality suggest that people learns from past mistakes and improve their conditions as one generation benefits from another. The process is termed human evolution. Sadly, this is not always true even if it is...

Listeriosis is the word ( Cape Argus – Listeriosis: pray for protection)

Never before has locals been as worried about food production. Listeriosis is on everyone’s lips as those who love polony are in a pickle. Ironically those responsible, continue to deny liability. Centuries ago, Prophet Moses, Jesus and Muhammed (peace and salutations...

Illusions of grandeur – Cape Argus – “Entitlement stifling equity”

  I was not surprised by the headline “Ngubane refuses to take blame for ESKOM woes” March 8. Former Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane like former President Jacob Zuma both have lived in a self-insulated matrix where they probably cannot define reality from...

Caution is required ( Cape Arus – 27 Feb – An action (wo)man needed)

  Though I had a few letters published in the Cape Argus in support of Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa” I am cautiously optimistic. I refuse to become overawed by the euphoria as was similar to the American case study regarding former Pres. Barak Obama. Like Obama, Pres....

The demise of President Jacob Zuma – ( Cape Argus – Friday , 9 February -An undignified President )

  I support the recalling or dismissal of President Jacob Zuma. President Jacob Zuma is a wicked leader and not an honorable person, if not removed from a position of power, Zuma will continue to sow corruption and chaos wherever he goes. I differ with political...

Defining a crisis ( Cape Argus – We got what we voted for)

  It is evident that some parts of South Africa are in a crisis. Some are facing more than one crisis. What is often unexplained at a time of crisis is, how we ended in a situation where a solvable condition became critical and damaging?  Example, the “clean water”...

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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