World Cup is History
all is said and done, the four week spectacle
of the first World Cup hosted on the African
continent ended with the glittering closing
ceremony and the final match on Sunday
11/07/2010. The event that enthralled
the world and gripped the psyche of our
nation evoked wide-ranging reactions that
served to reflect the diversity and tolerance
of fellow South Africans.
the Muslim community too, some heaped
accolades on the state of the facilities,
organizational flair, many fence sitters
came off their perch and jettisoned their
previously held negative views, some remained
apathetic and then there were the extremist
prophets of doom. They must be surprised
that the skies didn’t fall down
on South Africa.
as a collective people did not make the
decision to bid and host the World Cup,
but reacted positively and seized the
opportunities in their own ways. Some
arranged to voluntarily meet and greet
visitors, dished out important information
on location of Musaajid (mosques)
Halaal outlets, hosted community events
for the visitors, supplied Da’wah
information and ensured availability of
Halaal food at the stadia.
what use is history if we do not draw
lessons and learn from it. Amongst the
lessons were the principles of national
focus and the political will at the highest
level to implement a plan.
must be agents of change and transformation
in keeping with our purpose of being on
earth amongst which is enjoining good,
and forbidding evil and upliftment of
fellow human beings.
have the message and the method in the
Noble Quran and the perfect example of
the Prophet (Peace be upon Him)
to tackle the present challenges, be it
in education, xenophobia, poverty eradication
and provision of world class Halaal services.
like the World Cup the spectators were
many but the players that provided the
action, just a few.
Muslims, it’s our time to compete
in good works and deeds to win the world
cup of being the best of people for all
mankind, Insha Allah (God willing).
Story of our Beginning, the Present and
– Baytul – Nur (House of Light)
IMA Baytul-Nur or House of Light, is a non-governmental
organization which was initially set up
in response to the substance abuse problem.
Today we are a professional counseling,
training and developmental organization.
Baytul-Nur’s vision is to serve and
preserve families by addressing social problems
such as substance abuse, domestic violence,
marital conflict, HIV & AIDS and child
IMA Baytul-Nur aims to become a leader in
alleviating social ills by:
Developing youth leadership
• Training communities in capacity
• Liberating disadvantaged and vulnerable
women & children
• Networking with national and international
• Undertaking research in social problems
• Reducing HIV/AIDS and related problems
- this effort is funded by the Muslim Aids
provide training to professionals, lay counsellors,
community and faith-based organizations
who serve communities in the Durban and
Baytul-Nur has partnered with Foundation
for Professional Development to provide
accredited training to communities in:
Voluntary Counselling & Testing
• HIV & AIDS and TB Management
• Palliative Care in HIV & AIDS
• HIV in the workplace
• Adherence to ARTS
Module Training for Volunteers
• Peer, Drug and Marriage Education
• Lifeskills & Leadership
• Youth Development
is conducted in a fully equipped training
room which is also for hire at competitive
- Nur is a project of the IMA (Islamic Medical
Association), an Executive member of SANHA.
Tel: 031 209 7838
Fax: 031 208 2468
Address: 22 Browns Grove, Sherwood.
also offer 24 hour telephonic counseling
on the number
0860 786 911
and Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad
peace be upon him)
radiyallahu anhu narrates that Rasulullah
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,
“The most knowledgeable
of the Ummah in regards Halaal and Haraam
is Muaaz bin Jabal.”
The obligation of learning Halaal and
Haraam is not mere ritual, but is treading
in the footsteps of one to whom Rasulullah
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,
“O my son, by Allah, I love you.”
Allah guide us to live in imitation of
these personalities who should be our
role-models, that we too become beloved
to Allah and His Rasul (sallallahu
alayhi wa sallam)
and tested recipes from chefs, gourmet
connoisseurs, contributors and also from
kitchens of our certified plants for your
the information and make up your own collection
of winning recipes.
World Cup visitors were fascinated by
the famous Durban curry. Expatriates too
yearn for the taste of Durban.
our recipe today is the Durban Masala
red Curry powder.
1 kg Chicken, Lamb, Mutton or Beef
1 medium onion
1 large tomato
1 tbsp crushed ginger & garlic
4 tspn Durban masala red curry powder
(Vary this ingredient to your choice
1 tspn ground turmeric
2 tspn garam masala
1 stick cinnamon
3 curry leaves
2 tbsp cooking oil (vegetable oil)
Fresh coriander for garnish
Salt to taste
* Cut the meat into suitable portions
Peel and slice the onion
Remove the skin from the tomato and cut
into small pieces
Heat the oil and add the cinnamon stick,
onion and curry leaves. Fry until light
Add the masala mix, turmeric, ginger,
garlic and tomato. Cook and stir into
Add the meat and salt to taste and cook
on a medium heat until the meat is tender.
Be careful to prevent any burning.
When the meat has cooked, add the garam
masala mixture. Then simmer for a further
10 minutes on a low heat.
Serve and garnish with fresh coriander
recipe on Durban masala Red curry powder
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"bites" to whet the appetite
can be more international than the human
preoccupation of cooking. Dating back
to 6000 BC, dishes have been developed
in various areas of the world. Here are
a few of them:
Pilau/Pulao – seasoned rice with
added meat and vegetables.
Bami goring – savoury spiced dish
based on fried noodles.
Teriyaki – skewered and grilled
slices of marinated meat or shellfish.
Roulade – slice or joint
of meat rolled up, often round a filling.
the serious world of Halaal, we take this
moment to bring you a smile, a chuckle
or even a hearty laugh. It's therapeutic,
so pass it on:
Khairan to Brother Seedat for sending
us these priceless gems out of the mouths
results of six year olds who completed
the remainder of a proverb once given
the first half.
can’t teach an old dog new….
idle mind is…
best way to relax
there’s smoke there’s
bite the hand that…
OF HARAAM AT
IN-STORE TASTE DEMOS
the risk of consuming Haraam at some instore taste
demonstrations as some Muslim consumers were unfortunately
subjected to at a chain supermarket in a major shopping
extreme caution due to the possibility of usage
of Haraam ingredients or contamination in preparation,
storage etc. This includes non-meat products too.
rule: When in doubt, leave it out!
queries pertaining to the above or any other aspects
of Halaal may be referred to our offices.
Halaal Helpline: 0861 786 111
FARMS - GOLDI POLONY PRODUCTS have introduced
non-approved imported Brazilian Chicken MDM.
urge Halaal traders and consumers to exercise restraint.
queries pertaining to the above or any other aspects
of Halaal may be referred to our offices.
Halaal Helpline: 0861 786 111
who in the world of Halaal
Hafiz Mohammed Zahid Shaik
Madressa Taleemudeen – completed Hifz-
Islamic School – Matriculated –
College – Pastel Accounting/Book keeping
– University of South Africa –
Third Year BCompt degree
Interests: Reading and Sports
La Mercy Muslims Society – Leading
the Taraweeh Salaah for the last 5 years
clerk Durban office
Responsibility: General Administration,
IT Administration, General Accounts Assistance,
switch board operator.
Trust in Allah and take heed of your instincts
and you’ll never go wrong.
the picture - it's worth a thousand words
a butcher for better or wors
out of every five persons on this planet is
a Muslim. He is your neighbour, customer, supplier,
employee, boss or friend.
do Muslims think about MARY the mother of JESUS
respect and admire Mary, the mother of Prophet
Jesus (may the peace and blessings of God
be upon them both). She is the only woman
after whom a chapter of the Qur'an is named.
came from the family of Imran, a descendant
of Aaron, the brother of Moses. She grew up
in the care of her uncle, Prophet Zechariah,
a priest in the temple, and father of John the
Baptist. God Speaks of Mary in the Qur'an in
the most noble of terms:
The angels said: “O Mary! Allah giveth
thee Glad tidings of a word from Him: his name
will be Christ Jesus. The son of Mary, held
in honour in this world and the hereafter and
of (the company of) those Nearest to Allah;
shall speak to the people in childhood and in
maturity. And he shall be (of the company) of
said: “O Lord! How shall I
have a son when no man hath touched me?”
He said: “ even so: Allah createth what
he willeth: when he hath decreed a plan, he
but saith to it, ‘Be’, and it is!”
3 Aali-Imran, verse 45-47
MUSLIM HALAAL SUPERVISORS FOR FOOD MANUFACTURING
• Monitoring & supervising,
• Oversee receiving, processing, storage
• Halaal Programme Management.
• Compilation of weekly reports.
• Following up on corrective measures.
• Sound Deeni Reputation.
• Basic knowledge pertaining to Halaal/Haraam.
• Good Communication Skills.
• References essential.
CV to FAX: 031-207 5793
Consumer Helpline Consultant
• Answering of telephonic queries
• Answering of email queries
• Chairing Meetings
• Research products
• Preparation of weekly and monthly reports
• Database management
• Query Co-ordination and follow -ups
• General administration
• Sound Deeni reputation
• Articulate Communication
• Excellent People Skills
• Good Computer Literacy
• Able To Work Under Pressure
cv to: 011 870 8020 011 870 8020 or
Is Fego Café Halaal?
– The only Fego café
certified Halaal by SANHA
is situated in Trade Route Mall.
I would like to know if Piemans
Pies are certified Halaal.
- Please note that Piemans pies
are NOT approved by SANHA.
The following pie manufacturers
are certified Halaal by SANHA. You
may contact them directly for their
distribution centres and branches
in the various areas:-
Crown Pies – Jeppe –
Gauteng 011 614 1274
Delhi Delicious – Lenasia
– Gauteng - 011 857 1602
Golden Foods – Lenasia –
Gauteng – 011 857 1027
Iqlaas Foods – Durban –
KZN – 031 569 2122
Mammoth Pies – Lansdowne –
Cape Town – 021 762 3921
Mota’s Bakery – Lenasia
South – Gauteng – 083
Wonder Samoosas – Crown Mines
– Gauteng – 011 830
Pro-Bake – Athlone Industria
II – Cape Town – 021
Is Vitathion energy drink Halaal?
- Vitathion sachets and effervescent
tablets are Halaal suitable. The
capsule variant is NOT approved
24-26 November, 2010
5000 trade visitors, 160 exhibitors,
14 countries last year.
on the following food groups:
Bread and baked products
Conserves and spices
Fine, health and baby foods
Food additives and ingredients
Fish, shellfish and seafood products
Frozen food products
Fruit and vegetable products
Meat and poultry
Milk, dairy and ice cream products
Rice and rice products
Sweets and confectionery
information, criteria and guidelines
for assistance contact Department
of Trade here
certifies over 1100 establishments
ranging from large multi-nationals
to many proudly South African
enterprises including cottage
congratulate the following for
being awarded the coveted SANHA
Halaal Mark of Assurance:
Wheat Millers & Grinders,
Unit J2, Heriotdale Industrial
Park, 223 Lower Germiston Road,
Heriotdale Bakery - Bulk/Culinary
Jab Dried Fruit Products, Portion
of 21 of the Farm Karino JU 134,
Mpumalanga - Snacks
Prime Universal Foods, 41 Axle
Street, ext 52, Silverton, Pretoria
Bavaria Packers, Farm Gravedale,
Hoedspruit - Snacks
Delicious Foods & Savouries,
473 Van Dyk Street, Erasmia, Pretoria
- Home Caterer
a detailed list of SANHA
certified establishments and
other queries, please email
getting the taste sensation of
a platter of ¼ chicken
and chips at Durban’s newest
secret by the sea?
answer the following simple questions
and 15 lucky entrants will be
Name the venue for the Africa
Big 7 Exhibition?
How many people can be accommodated
prize is not redeemable for cash
or for other items on the menu.
see Tell us and
we’ll tell the world
Competition deadline date:
Scores of lucky winners won 4
Sporty Stevie sponge snacks worth
Who is the manufacturer of Sporty
Confectionery Brand Holdings,
Division of Maxim Foods (Pty)
How many plants are currently
certified by SANHA?
Junaid Rasool - Durban
Taslima Ismail – Durban
Aadilah Rawat – Durban
Saabera Karolia Fakir –
Ebrahim Haffejee – Johannesburg
Adeela Kader – Johannesburg
Zeenat Dinat- Johannesburg
Roomaisa Baksh – Johannesburg
Muhammed Mansoor – Johannesburg
Restaurant, Coffee Shop Conference and Function
those that reminisce of the halcyon days
of the authentic cuisine of Lorenzo Marques
now (Mozambique) and those that have heard
of it from their parents and peers or those
that just wish to experience a true culinary
experience, then it has arrived.
up arguably the best ever Portuguese style
cuisine South of the equator, a husband
and wife team, (he of a prominent family
in the Meat industry and she from Mozambique
of renowned cooks), using their own blend
of spices, sourced and ground themselves,
painstakingly marinated and delectably flame
grilled on charcoal for an unrivalled eating
experience. This is enhanced by the elevated
setting of the restaurant just metres from
the shore of the Indian Ocean where you
hear and see the waves or can even dip your
feet while you wait.
from an a la carte menu of the
traditional fare of succulent prawns and
fish, African chicken and highest quality
meats, a popular breakfast menu starting
at a ridiculous R15.00 has been added to
cater for the beach walkers of the new promenade
that runs outside the restaurant.
venue has seating for between 75 to 100
people and is ideal for family get togethers
and corporate functions. Situated near the
Moses Mabhida stadium, it also attracts
after match fans including the Portuguese
World Cup fans recently who gave it a thumbs
is SANHA certified.
Tel: 031 3328182
Address: Country Club one
Sunkist Lifesaving Club, 296 Snell Parade
(100m left from stadium tunnel)
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am a South African Expat living
in Dubai. I am looking for a recipe
on how to make Red Durban Curry
Powder (traditional) I am really
struggling to find the separate
spices that go into it.
Spice' and 'Winning
Recipe' columns .
for clearing the chicken slaughter
issue for me. May Allah (SWT)
guide your organization and may
it prosper in serving the Ummah
strictly following the Shariah.
for another wonderful effort in
guiding the Ummah. May Allah reward
you all. Aameen.
Estate Convention centre
Organizers: Exhibitions Africa
Contact: Lineke Fleischer
Tel: 011-783 7250
To be a woman in the 21st century
– Westville senate chamber
Tel: 079 107 9930
Contact: Brian Shabangu
Tel: 011-463 6001
Africa Big Seven
Organizers: Exhibition Management
Contact: Lineka Van Der Brugghen
Tel: +27 11 783 7250
The Internet Show
Contact: Leanne Mathey
Tel: +27 11 516 4050
Organizers: Decorex SA
Contact: Penni Will
Tel: +27 11 549 8534
Food and Technology Expo
Organizers: NNS Events &
but let there be amongst you traffic
and trade by mutual goodwill”
Noble Quran Chapter
4 Verse 29
introductory service to foster
trade. Please undertake your own
checks as SANHA
cannot warrant nor take responsibility
on any transactions.
largest manufacturer and exporter
of quality confectionery in Pakistan.
We manufacture Candies, Toffees,
Chew Toffees, Bubble & Chewing
gums, Jellies, Chocolates, Lollipops
a top flight manufacturer they
also hold the ISO and HACCP certification.
Tel: (+92 21)
4311172 – 76
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discovery column of spectacular
spice, fabulous fruit, incredible
ingredient, vital vegetable, marvelous
mineral and vibrant vitamin.
Red Curry - also known as Mother-in-law’s
is the acknowledged curry capital
of South Africa. Its curries have
a distinctive flavor as they are
an adaptation of the hot “peasant
curries” brought to the
shores by Indian immigrants beginning
local ingredients the curries
are spicy red and pungent with
fiery dried chilies as a major
ingredient. Also used extensively
in curries for the famous Durban
is used for mutton, lamb, chicken,
beef and seafood.
To make your own version of this
famous masala mix in the following
tbs. curry powder
3 tbs. hot chili powder
1 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. ginger powder
approximately 2 ½ cups.
a recipe using Durban’s
masala red curry powder see
winning recipe section
good - feel good. Tips for
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20 year study by the Stanford
University School of Medicine
found that people over 50
who ran regularly over several
years suffered fewer disabilities,
had a longer span of active
life and reduced their risk
of dying early by 50 percent
compared to those who were
study by James Fries, MD,
an emeritus professor at
the medical school tracked
538 people over 50 who had
run several times a week
and compared them to a similar
group of non-runners.
the study found
As the subjects aged, the
health gap between the runners
and non-runners widened,
continuing even into their
did not expect this,"
said Fries, 69.
health benefits of exercise
are greater than we thought."
He attributed this to runners
having a leaner body mass
and generally healthier
effect on longevity also
was more dramatic than the
researchers had expected
- nineteen years after the
study began, 34 percent
of the non-runners had died,
compared to just 15 percent
of the runners.