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Qur’anic Reflections, Ayat 12:84

Qur’anic Reflections, Ayat 12:84

‘Alqamah al-Hadramī narrates that he asked Imam Muhammad al-Bāqir (a), “How should they (i.e. the Shī ‘ah) console each other (on the Day of ‘Ashūrā). The Imam replied, ‘they should say: `azzamāllāhu ujūrana bimuSābinā bil-Husayni, waja‘alanā wa-iyyākum minaT-Tālibīna bithārihi ma‘a waliyyihi al-imam al-mahdiyyi min āli MuHammadin ‘alayhimus-salām’  - May Allah magnify our rewards because of [&hellip

Friday Sermon – 15/11/2013

Police nab three more in Isles ivory haul

Police nab three more in Isles ivory haul

Zanzibar Police Commissioner,Musa Ali Musa Police in Zanzibar have arrested three more suspects in connection with multi-billion government trophies impounded in Zanzibar on Wednesday. Zanzibar Police Commissioner Musa Ali Musa, two of the three suspects are employees with the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) in Zanzibar, namely Omari Hamadi Ali (50) and Mohammed Hija (48). The [&hellip

I am one in-charge in Zanzibar – Shein

I am one in-charge in Zanzibar – Shein

Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein mid this week addressed reporters at State House in the Isles, insisting that he is the only person allowed to make statements on national matters. However, he said any other public leader in Zanzibar could make statement reflecting the position of his government over a particular matter only upon [&hellip

Nation to face power shortage for 10 days

Nation to face power shortage for 10 days

The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) has announced that all regions connected to the National Grid will experience power shortage for ten days with effect from today. According to the statement availed to the press yesterday by Tanesco Public Relations Manager Badra Masoud, the shortage results from the process of cleaning gas wells at Songosongo [&hellip

Mvungi`s body arrives in Dar

Mvungi`s body arrives in Dar

Mourners line up to receive the casket bearing the body of the late Dr. Sengondo Mvungi, on arrival at the Julius Nyerere International Airport from South Africa. Hundreds of mourners in Dar es Salaam and its environs continued to console and comfort the family of Dr Sengondo Mvungi, a member of the Constitution Review Commission [&hellip

Sun set to ‘Flip Upside Down’ within weeks

Sun set to ‘Flip Upside Down’ within weeks

The Sun’s magnetic field is expected to flip upside down within weeks as its north and south poles swap sides. The phenomenon, which will send “ripple effects” throughout the solar system, happens once every 11 years as the solar cycle reaches its peak. It will be observed throughout the heliosphere – the vast region of [&hellip

Toronto council strips mayor of powers

Toronto council strips mayor of powers

Toronto’s City Council has voted to strip scandal-plagued mayor Rob Ford of his key powers over admissions of drinking, drug use, and disrespect towards the citizens. Approved in a 39-to-3 vote, the motion suspended Ford’s authority to appoint and dismiss the deputy mayor and his executive committee, which runs the budget process. Ford has been [&hellip

Aid beginning to reach Haiyan survivors

Aid beginning to reach Haiyan survivors

Desperately needed food and supplies are beginning to reach survivors one week after monster Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, leaving behind a devastating trail of death and destruction. Aid is now getting through to some of the flattened areas, including the epicenter of the damage, Tacloban, the capital of devastated Leyte province. American helicopters [&hellip

Police, students clash across Italy

Police, students clash across Italy

Italian police have clashed with thousands of students protesting against austerity measures imposed by the government. On Friday, the clashes broke out between the riot police and students in several cities, including the capital Rome, and Turin in the north and Palermo in the south. The students held nationwide demonstrations to express their anger over [&hellip