OF THE MIND
a most appropriate analogy from the Revelations
in the Noble Quran, parallels can be drawn
on the medium and effect of the airwaves
the (winds) that scatter broadcast and
those that lift and bear away heavy weights”
51 Ad Dhariyat Verses 1 and 2)
as particles of dust, seeds, clouds and
rain have an effect on climatic changes
that benefit our physical world, so too
can the airwaves be harnessed to sweep
aside burdens of customs and superstitions
to benefit us spiritually
television maybe the bubblegum of the
eyes, it is radio that is the theatre
of the mind.
to the liberation of South Africa in 1994,
radio was a centralized monolithical self-serving
tool of the ruling party. Today, the Government
in keeping with our enlightened constitution
this medium by allowing permanent and
temporary community Radio stations to
serve the diversity of the Rainbow Nation.
This policy has allowed the Muslims to
establish and operate several radio stations
in the country such as the Voice of the
Cape, Radio Islam and others.
is cognizant of their important role in
the spiritual upliftment of our Ummah
and supports their endeavours. In fact
SANHA hosts a weekly program on Radio
Islam and appears on others regularly.
SANHA has also invited the stations to
seminars, workshops and its AGM’s.
are unfortunately those who through irresponsible
journalism, lack of Islamic knowledge,
disrespect and a wild penchant for trying
to sensationalize issues who create fitnah
and division in the community. Doubt is
fomented by allowing maverick elements
to issue statements only for the station
then to act as the knight in shining armour
riding to the rescue. Name calling, false
charges, gate crashing presenter’s
homes etc are some of the tactics employed.
urge all Muslims to stand out for justice
by protesting to the guilty stations and
by reporting their actions to the appropriate
authorities if necessary.
is committed to protecting and cherishing
good radio as one of the gifts of freedom.
Story of our Beginning, the Present and
Islam was amongst the first of the community
radio stations that were established in
a liberated South Africa. It is a free on
air service that broadcasts on medium wave
original footprint was the greater Gauteng
area. However, with advances in satellite
technology and use of a signal decoder,
one can receive clear signals all over Southern
Africa. Also with audio streaming via their
website www.radioislam.co.za listenership
has gone global. Thousands of hits from
countries as far away as Australia, USA,
Saudi Arabia and the UK bear testimony to
Islam's objectives are:
The promotion of Islam to all via the airwaves.
• The upliftment of humankind.
• Striving to be an authentic Islamic
• Alternative news and current events
general program comprises of:
• Halaal Consumables
• Talkback Programmes
• Women Issues
• Business In Islam
• Children's programs
• Fiqhi Matters
• Spiritual Upliftment
• Information Updates
• Political Issues
• Medical programme
An astounding 20 million duroods received
in response to the stations Durood Challenge.
Women of Wonder (WOW) Tribute program
received two awards at the MTN Radio Awards
in 2010, taking the award amidst heavy competition
from the big names in the Radio Industry.
was followed by the Men of Real
Excellence (MORE) Tribute, highlighting
the efforts and achievements of Muslims
within the Southern African Community in
bringing about Social upliftment in their
communities. Every entrant was worthy of
the title Men of Real Excellence, and the
main objective of inspiring others to take
up the mantle of community service was achieved.
focused on crucial day to day aspects of
Life, the relationships between husband
and wife, father and son, mother and daughter,
and employer and employee relationship.
The eventual winner of the Musaafir Campaign,
was very emotional in the finale and touched
the hearts of all the listenership with
her struggle with cancer and how she overcame
continuous obstacles to emerge stronger,
and the prize trip for Umrah which she won.
Radio Islam Quiz was as entertaining as
ever, and the Haj Trip for two was won after
four weeks of rigorous questioning.
Haj broadcast entitled : “From
Lenz… to the Holy Lands”
– with the overall theme of “in
the Footsteps of Ebrahim (AS)”
transported the listeners to the Holy Lands
with Live crossovers, interviews with Hujaaj,
dua’s from Arafaat, basically every
step of the way for the Haj period. Listeners
complemented the broadcast and were spiritually
rejuvenated through the efforts of the Radio
Radio Islam continues in its efforts to
bring quality programming to its listenership,
and to continue setting the benchmark for
Islamic broadcasting excellence.
Islam is an ardent supporter of issues pertaining
to the consumption of Halaal and dedicates
a weekly program to it. Catch it on Mondays
at approximately 18h30.
+27 11 854 7022
Fax: +27 11 854 7024
On air live: +27 11 854 1548
out for SANHA’s forthcoming competition
to win a Radio Islam satellite decoder.
and Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad
peace be upon him)
‘Abbaas radiyallaahu ‘anhumaa
sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam answered
the call of nature. He returned and they
offered him food. They asked, “Will
you not perform wudu first?” He
replied, “When I am going to offer
Salaah, I shall perform wudu."
Mawlaanaa Zakariiyaa Kandalwii
is Mustahab to be in a state of wudu at
all times, not specifically at the time
of eating. Physical cleanliness has an
effect on spiritual cleanliness. On that
basis one should perform wudu after relieving
lit-Tirmizii, Chapter on the ablution
of Rasuulullaah sallallaahu ‘alayhi
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.
LIVERS PERI PERI
clucking around. Rich in iron and vitamin
A, livers can be baked, broiled, fried
and made into spreads.
is a delightful recipe that you can cook
up in about 15 minutes that will serve
6 to 8 people.
30 ml Peri Peri oil
50 ml Lemon juice
* 25ml Robertsons Portuguese Chicken Spice
700g Chicken Livers, cleaned - For a list
of SANHA certified poultry click
50 ml oil/butter
200g Onion, diced
150 g Green pepper, diced
* 10 ml Robertsons Portuguese Chicken
125ml Peri-peri sauce
20ml Fresh coriander, chopped
* 5ml Robertsons cayenne Pepper
10 ml Sugar
100 ml Water
Mix Peri-peri oil, lemon juice and Robertsons
Portuguese chicken spice. Rub into chicken
livers and marinade for ten minutes. In
a heated, heavy frying pan, sauté
the livers until cooked and set them aside.
In the same frying pan (do not wash),
heat the butter and sauté onion
and green pepper until soft. Add all the
other ingredients and heat – simmer
for five minutes. Add livers back to the
pan and heat through. Garnish with freshly
chopped coriander and serve with bread
Make you own Peri-peri oil by infusing
Robertsons Peri - Peri spice with sunflower
Robertsons range spices are certified
Halaal by SANHA. Look out for our logo.
you have a recipe to share?
in your recipes to email@example.com
and see it on our soon to be established
recipe column on the net.
We'll publish - you'll get
is the third most common language in South
Africa. According to the 2001 census,
it is spoken by 13.3% of the population,
or 5 983 420 people – mainly coloured
and white South Africans. The language
has its roots in 17th century Dutch, with
influences from English, Malay, German,
Portuguese, French and some African languages.
One of the first works of written Afrikaans
was Bayaan-ud-djyn, an Islamic tract written
in Arabic script by Abu Bakr.
came into its own with the growth of Afrikaner
identity, being declared an official language
– with English – of the Union
of South Africa in 1925. The language
was promoted alongside Afrikaner nationalism
after 1948 and played an important role
in minority white rule in apartheid South
Africa. The 1976 schoolchildren's uprising
was sparked by the proposed imposition
of Afrikaans in township schools.
Afrikaans speakers (41.8%) live in the
Western Cape, where it is the language
of more than half of the provincial population.
It's also common in Gauteng, where 20.9%
of Afrikaans speakers live, making up
13.6% of the provincial population. Although
only 9.5% of Afrikaans speakers live in
the Northern Cape, it's the dominant language
there, spoken by 68% of the provincial
population. Afrikaans is also spoken by
9.3% of the people of the Eastern Cape,
11.9% of the Free State's population,
and 7.5% of the people of North West.
large portion of the Muslim population
of South Africa live in the Western Cape
where Islam was first introduced in the
here for your amazing
free offer of the Quran in Afrikaans.
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:
DOCTOR! (Part 1)
isn’t much fun in medicine but there
is a lot of medicine in fun. Research
has shown enormous benefits from muscle
relaxation, reduction of stress hormones,
immune system enhancements and cardiac
exercise, reduction in blood pressure
and a general feeling of wellbeing when
humour is applied even to terminal patients.
1. Doctor! Doctor! What should I do? I
can’t seem to remember anything.
I think I am losing my memory.
to reception right now, pay for this consultation,
bring me a receipt and I will attend to
Doctor! Doctor! What can you give me for
wind. I seem to have a lot of wind.
give this patient a kite.
Doctor! Doctor! There is a ringing in
my ear. What should I do.
Don’t answer it.
Doctor! Doctor! As a bachelor what is
the most lethal food that I should avoid?
No question about it, it’s
the wedding cake.
Doctor! Doctor! I have hurt my arm in
several places. What should I do?
Don’t go to those places.
and presented on Radio Islam by our humourist
every Monday morning after the 8:00 am
news. Catch it on audio streaming http://radioislam.ndstream.net
feel free to download and use as you like.
The courtesy of an acknowledgement will
be appreciated if you intend posting and/or
are no longer certified by SANHA.
has opted not to continue with certification)
queries pertaining to the above or any other
aspect of Halaal may be referred to our offices.
Halaal Helpline: 0861 786 111
Who in the world of Halaal
: Maulana Hashim Wadia
Status : Married – 2 children
: Aalim - Madrasah Miftahul Uloom,
Interests : Reading, Sports and
Spending time with Family
: Inspectorate Coordinator for
Responsibility : Coordination of
plant inspections and conducting inspections.
: May Allah Ta’aala grant
the Ummah the taufeeq to understand the
importance of Halaal consumption and May
He protect us from Haraam.
the picture - it's worth a thousand words
Cape Dutch homestead and Voortrekker wagon. Graphic
symbols of Afrikaner heritage on the cover of the Afrikaans
gift pack. Its free and yours for the asking.
out of every five persons on this planet is
a Muslim. He is your neighbour, customer, supplier,
employee, boss or friend.
has accorded a very high status to the merchant
because of his leadership role in society in
wealth and job creation, empowerment and social
responsibility. One of the many advices of the
Noble Quran in matters of trade is, "Give
just measure and cause no loss (to others by
fraud), and weigh with scales true and upright,
and withhold not things justly due to men, nor
do evil in the land...”
(Chapter 26, Verses 181 -183)
Prophet Muhammad´s (Peace be upon him)
life was one of meticulous honesty and scrupulous
dealings on both a personal and business level
to the extent that even his enemies would trust
him. Hence he was known as, "the
Trustworthy" and "the
Truthful one". He also stated,
"One who deceives is not of
fraud by falsifying information and failing
to honour an agreement is a grave sin, illegal,
unpatriotic and a crime against Islam. Any Muslim
aware of such a crime is honour bound for the
sake of Islam to remedy such malpractice.
column of positions vacant at SANHA and its
family of certified establishments.
- Halaal Supervisors
for Retail Bakery Outlet
(Amanzimtoti and Bluff areas)
* Responsible for the Halaal Programme which
includes in the main:
Monitor hygiene requirements
• Production supervision
• Stock control and monitoring of Halaal
items and critical areas
• Other allocated tasks
Regular reporting to the SANHA
* Follow up corrective measures
• Experience in the food service field
• Sound Deeni (Islamic) reputation
• Basic knowledge pertaining to Halaal/
• Matriculant preferred
• Traceable references
• Salary negotiable
to forward detailed CV to SANHA Offices
Email Only: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: 031 207 5793
• Answering of telephonic queries
• Answering of email queries
• Meetings with companies
• 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 or
your vacancies to email@example.com for free
Is snow flake cake mix Halaal? Which
brand of cake mix is Halaal?
- Snowflake Cake Mixes are not approved
by SANHA. The manufacturer is unwilling
to divulge information and make
the required disclosures.
Golden Cloud cake mixes are certified
Halaal by SANHA.
All the products manufactured by
this company name DOFREEZE contain
the SANHA logo. On the label, it
says the products are manufactured
from the United Arab Emirates. Please
confirm. We're hoping SANHA products
come to Canada?
- Dofreeze is certified Halaal by
here for the full list of products
manufactured by Dofreeze).
We recently discovered that Robertsons
Vanilla Essence has ethanol listed
in the ingredients. We understand
that , in terms of chemistry, ethanol
is part of the group known as alcohols,
but are unsure what the Islamic
ruling is on it. We would like to
know if this product may be used.
- Ethyl alcohol used in flavours
as as extraction agents/ solvents
etc are condoned when found in miniscule
trace levels in end products. Such
products (Vanilla Essence etc) would
be permissible to consume. The reason
for this is that the ethyl alcohol
is not regarded as najis (impure)
like wine etc and its application
is not as an intoxicating element,
hence the Fuqaha have condoned its
presence in such instances.
is total evaporation of alcohol
in the baking process.
Hunt for Underweight Bread
sale of underweight bread
has prompted nationwide checks
to determine whether bread
is being sold at the correct
weight, the National Regulator
for Compulsory Specifications
said on Tuesday.
discovering the massive sale
of underweight bread, the
National Regulator for Compulsory
Specifications (NRCS) has
embarked on a countrywide
bread survey to enforce compliance
in line with the Trade Metrology
is the science of measurement.
results of the survey would
be announced in June 2011.
in the Western Cape had improved.
"This can be attributed
to the inspections work of
the organisation and the legal
action that NRCS had taken
against a defaulting company
in Cape Town.
company was selling bread
tremendously short of the
declared weight of 600g...
The bread packed in bags declaring
them as 600g were found on
average to weigh 429g, with
the lowest weighing a mere
bread resulted in consumers
The NRCS would take "drastic"
action against perpetrators.
reading – Click 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:
Mochachos, Shop 16, Saveway Crescent,
Corner Mandela & OR Tambo
Streets, Witbank, Gauteng, South
Africa - Restaurant
Lattelicous, Shop G34/G34a The
Zone 2, Rosebank, Gauteng, South
Africa - Coffee Shop/Restaurant
Randvaal Chicken, Shop 4&5,
Xaras Centre, Corner Columbine
& Frandaph Avenue, Mondeor,
Gauteng, South Africa - Butcher
Shakila's Delight, 40 Granaat
Street, Ext 5, Lenasia, Gauteng,
South Africa - Home Caterer
a detailed list of SANHA
certified establishments and
other queries, please email
BOSS BRAAI PAN COMPETITION
1: Name any 3 formal members of
Any 3 of the following:
Association of Lawyers and Accountants
for Islamic Law [AMAL]
* Central Islamic Trust
* Council of Ulama, Eastern Cape
* Crescent of Hope SA
* Darul Ihsan Islamic Services
* Darul Waqaf Islamic Trust
* Durban Muslim Traders Association
* Gauteng Halaal Traders Association
* Islamic Medical Association
* Jamiatul Ulama (South Africa)
* Jamiatul Ulama, Western Cape
* Majlisud Da'wah wal Islaah
* Minara Chamber of Commerce
* Northern Cape Halaal Board
* South African Muslim Restaurants
2. What size is the Braai Boss's
Zainab Cajee –
Ebrahim Mohamed – Durban
Afzal Salie – Cape Town
the winners - Masha Allah!
Khairan to all those that entered.
QURAN IN AFRIKAANS & MORE
wonderful opportunity for you
to own one of these gift boxes
with an Afrikaans Quraan with
great supporting booklets. Get
one or more if you want to present
it to you friends, colleagues,
sponsored by the IPCI Click
here for organisational profile
your free copy write to firstname.lastname@example.org
with your postal details.
you wish to collect one from our
offices, please contact Z
Haniff Tel: 031 2075768
to arrange this.
ORIENT OLD BOYS SALAAH CALANDAR
send your postal address to email@example.com
and we’ll mail you free
calendar has times for Durban
supports the initiative of its
member The Orient Old Boys in
making this calendar widely available.
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SANHA the best of both worlds.
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your efforts in ensuring that
we the people in the street, are
aware of Halaal and Haraam. May
2011 be an even better year for
your establishment Aameen.
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Keep up the good work and may
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the Specialty Food Trade, Inc.
January 2011 - 1 February 2011
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January 2011 -2 February 2011
- World's biggest confectionery
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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.
following enquirers are seeking
to source products:
Quantities of Fruit
branding and promotional opportunities
in SANHA's flagship
print edition newsletter. 75000
copies distributed nationally.
number 12 publication date: February,
here for rates and viewing
of back issues.
exclusively for SANHA certified
discovery column of spectacular
spice, fabulous fruit, incredible
ingredient, vital vegetable, marvelous
mineral and vibrant vitamin.
prior to the birth of agriculture
nuts have been used as a source
of food and oil. It was used later
by the Greeks and cultivated by
important feature of Middle Eastern
cookery, medieval Europe learned
the use of nuts in cooking from
the Arabs who apart from meat
also used them in confectionery.
(Juglans regia) known as English
and Persian walnut is versatile
as it can be used immature or
ripe, dried or toasted. Ripe walnuts
are eaten as a dessert nut and
are used in stuffings, confectionery,
baking, salads and vegetarian
only do they taste great but are
a rich source of heart- healthy
monounsaturated fats and an excellent
source of omega 3 fatty acids
which is not easily available.
nuts, Walnuts that is.
good - feel good. Tips for
a sound mind in a sound
the flu with food
the immune system, combat
viruses and keep the flu
away. Anshul Jaibharat,
B.Sc, PGDM tells us about
the ACE triple effect
to ward of the flu. “Vitamins
A, C and E are powerful
antioxidants that inactivate
harmful free radicals
and increase immunity
by maintaining the body’s
natural immune cells,”
Go for veggies and fruits
such as carrots, green
leafy vegetables, tomatoes,
and guava. Also load up
on broccoli, cantaloupes,
citrus fruits, pumpkin,
squash and green peppers,
which are great sources
Probiotics are good bacteria
found in yoghurts and
other cultured dairy products
that increase the secretion
of disease fighting immune
enzyme found in intestines.
beans, tofu, fish and
Tuck into tofu, dried
beans and lean meats,
as well as nuts, grains
and fish to get adequate
iron and selenium. Iron
is great for strengthening
overall immunity, while
selenium helps in the
growth of immune cells.