Halaal CONFERENCE – CATCH THE
will kindle the flame to a blaze of
opportunity. Be a trailblazer and navigate
your way in the Halaal economy, weather
the storm and anchor in the harbour
of success. And look at the numbers,
the World Muslim population is approaching
1.6 billion people and expected to increase
to 30 percent of the world’s population
by 2025. The total spending on food
would come up to $584 billion a year,
if every Muslim spends just $1 a day
on Halal food!
help you take those steps today, for
today and tomorrow, SANHA is proud to
host its 5th International Halaal Conference
in the Halaal economy”
on Monday 16th July 2012. It is hosted
alongside the African continent’s
largest trade exhibition, The Africa
Big 7 to give you the opportunity to
maximize your visit.
conference will offer perspectives in
understanding the global Halaal market
and the Halaal value chain, make you
aware of the latest findings in Halaal
science, maintain competitiveness and
leadership and hopefully increase profitability
in business. Then there is the
opportunity of meeting and networking
with role players and our expert local
and international speakers. Here
are just two of the World Renowned speakers
that you cannot afford to miss:
Sira Abdul Rahman - India
Dr. S. Abdul Rahman graduated with
a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary
Science from Mysore Veterinary College,
Bangalore, India and a Masters from
University of Madras, India, and PhD
in Veterinary Parasitology from University
of Queensland, Australia. Dr Abdul
Rahman has published more than 100
scientific papers and has authored
a book on Veterinary Parasitology.
is actively engaged in
promoting Animal Welfare
in Islamic countries by
raising issues of cruelty
to animals prior to slaughter,
long distance of transport
especially in the Middle
East. He is a member of
the World Global Halal
Forum and International
Fazal Bahardeen - Singapore
Fazal is the Founder &
CEO of Crescentrating,
which setup the world’s
first Travel portal dedicated
to the Halal conscious
travellers and launched
its’ Rating (Crescentrating)
system to rate travel
and tourism services for
their Halal friendliness.
held senior management
roles based in Europe
and Asia. Fazal also
has a Diploma in Islamic
Banking and Finance
from the International
Islamic University of
Malaysia (IIUM), is
a Corporate member of
IET (UK) and a Chartered
Engineer (CEng) (UK).
Conference: Monday, 16th
July 2012 - for further details and
The Auditorium, Gallagher Convention
Centre, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa.
Big 7 Exhibition: 15th
- 17th July 2012 - for details click
Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand,
Johannesburg, South Africa.
Story of our Beginning, the Present and
NATIONAL MUSLIM PRISON BOARD OF SOUTH
National Muslim Prison Board was formed
in the early 1980's. It is recognized
by the authorities and supported by the
Ulama as well as many diverse Muslim organizations
affiliated to it.
mission statement is: "To
aspire to make the incarceration of Muslim
inmates as smooth and favourable as possible
in the hope that they preserve their Imaan
(faith) in the hostile prison environment
and that they reform their lives in conformity
with the Noble Quran and Sunnah to become
active contributing members of the society".
Board works with the Department of Correctional
Services to increase service to Muslim
inmates. Some services provided are:
Appointing religious workers to teach
Islam to Muslim prisoners.
Giving Suhoor and Iftaar to prisoners
Ramadaan programs for inmates including
Taraweeh and daily Salaah.
Islamic literature, Musallas, Tasbeehs,
etc to all correctional centres.
services for inmates' families.
of Halaal meals in prison.
counselling of inmates and their families.
Salaah facilities in prisons.
Islamic burials for Muslims who pass
away in prison.
with the Department of Correctional
Services in matters related to Muslim
National Muslim Prison Board functions as
an umbrella body for Muslim Prison Boards
in Gauteng, KZN, Western Cape, Northern
and Eastern Cape. The National Muslim Prison
Board enjoys the support of a number of
organizations at national level, such as
SANZAF, SANHA, Jamiatul-Ulama KZN, and Jamiatul-Ulama
South Africa. The Halaal department of the
National Prison Board operates under the
auspices of SANHA and is also an associate
member of SANHA.
helps a person so long as that person
is in the service of his brother."
Press: New offices
Alhamdulillah, to increase our services,
the Muslim Prison Board has opened new
Shop 3 Gem Towers
98 Overport Drive
further details of the sterling work done
by this organisation contact:
Siraj Desai, Chairman & Ameer:
Tel: 041-457 1501
Shabeer Asmal, Secretary General:
Mohamed Khatieb, National Muslim Chaplain:
and Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad
(peace be upon him))
radiyallahu anhu narrates that when Rajab
began the Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
would supplicate, “O
Allah! Bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan
and grant that we reach Ramadaan.”
order to gain the most benefit from the
month of Ramdaan, preparations should
commence at least months before. This
is entails ever greater vigilance in fulfilment
of virtuous deeds and abstention from
prohibitions. Within the ambit of this
preparation is increased diligence in
observance of Halaal and Haraam. A morsel
of Haraam might spiritually blacken our
has already passed. Let us make the most
of the remaining time of preparation.
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.
(South Indian) Fish Curry
Nazima Hansa aka as the
cookery columnist KB is an expatriate
South African with a passion for cooking
and travel. During a recent trip to India,
she persuaded the Chef Ratheesh of the
Zuri Kumarokum resort in Kerala, South
India, to share his signature dish. Your
editor can vouch for the incredible burst
of flavour and taste.
250g fresh fish
• 1 tsp tamarind (diluted in a 1/4
cup of hot water)
• 1 large onion sliced
• 2 Tbs of curry leaves
• 3 tsp red chillie powder
• 1/2 tsp coriander powder
• 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
• 1/4 tsp fenugreek powder
• 2 Tbs coconut oil
• 1 tsp slivered ginger
• 2 tsp ground garlic
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 pinch mustard seeds
• 1 pinch fenugreek seeds
• 2 Tbs coconut milk
• 1/2 cup tomatoes
Clean fish, drain and keep aside.
together the red chillie, coriander,
turmeric and fenugreek powders with
a little water to make a smooth paste.
the coconut oil in a pan, add mustard
seeds and when it starts spluttering,
add the fenugreek seeds followed by
the sliced onions, ginger, garlic, curry
leaves and the paste and fry until the
onions turn light brown. Then add the
tomatoes and simmer until the oil separates.
the tamarind extract and check the level
the mixture starts boiling, add the
fish pieces and salt.
enough water to cover the pieces.
on gentle heat and when the fish is
almost cooked increase the heat and
cook until the gravy thickens and the
oil is visible.
add the coconut milk and serve hot with
you have a recipe to share?
in your recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org
and see it on our soon to be established
recipe column on the net.
We'll publish - you'll get
longer or on the move, he stops here, there and
everywhere to share what’s on his plate and
his mind. He may be in your place soon but you will
never know he is there.
foodie is on vacation and putting on weight no doubt
before Ramadaan while he reviews the establishments.
"bites" to whet the
appetite for knowledge.
Africa Big 7 Exhibition incorporating
SAITEX is the largest event of its kind
on the African Continent. It brings an
unprecedented array of initiatives to
give an incredible level of international
exhibitors from about 40 countries.
15000 visitors from about 54 countries.
5 co-located conferences including SANHA’s
International Halaal Conference.
4 important workshops on trade.
details on the exhibition and free entry
go to www.exhibitionsafrica.com
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:
questions – Perfect replies (part
"I want to buy a dress to put on
around the house."
Madam. How large is your house?"
"What are you going to be when you
"I spent three years in college taking
you well now?"
"I've got a surprise for you, honey.
I brought a friend home for dinner."
wants to eat friends?"
"It seems that everything I say to
you goes in one ear and out the other."
I guess that's why I've got two ears."
"We are having mother for dinner,
sure she's well done."
"Would you like your coffee black?"
other colours do you have?"
and presented on Radio Islam by our humourist
Ebi Lockhat every Monday morning after
the 8:00 am news. Catch it on audio streaming
feel free to download and use as you like.
The courtesy of an acknowledgement will
be appreciated if you intend posting and/or
used the SANHA Halaal mark without authorisation.
company has apologised and all signage and
logos were removed by SANHA.
are urged to be vigilant and immediately
report any possible abuse of the Halaal
Any queries pertaining to the above
or any other aspect of Halaal may be referred
to our offices.
HALAAL HELPLINE 0861 786 111
no longer certified Halaal by SANHA due
to change of ownership.
queries pertaining to the above or any other
aspect of Halaal may be referred to our
HALAAL HELPLINE 0861 786 111
Who in the world of Halaal
: Issa Kabudula
Marital Status : Married
: Student at Unisa – Degree
in Policy Studies
Diploma in Business Management and Administration
Diploma in Islamic Studies (Malawi)
Certificate in Human Resources (Pakistan)
Other Interests : Dawah
and political debate.
: Weekly public Dawah and general
: Administration Clerk (Durban)
Key Responsibility : General
: Our time is now; we can change
things the Islamic way.
the picture - it's worth a thousand words
certifies this outlet?
were 33144 McDonald’s outlets worldwide as
at September 2011.
out of every five persons on this planet is
a Muslim. He is your neighbour, customer, supplier,
employee, boss or friend.
Greeting – Assalaamu Alaikum
is an expression that Muslims say whenever they
meet one another. It is a statement of greeting
with peace. The meaning of it is: "Peace
be upon you."
try to establish peace on earth even through
the friendly relation of greeting and meeting
lengthier and more meritorious forms are: "Assalaamu
Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah" which
means: "May the peace and the
mercy of Allah Almighty be upon you",
and "Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi
Wa Barakatuh", which means:
"May the peace, the mercy,
and the blessings of Allah Almighty be upon
Reply – Wa Alaikumus Salaam
is an expression to reciprocate the greeting.
When a person greets another with a salutation
of peace, the reply to the greeting is also
one of peace. The meaning of this statement
is: "And may peace be upon
you". The more complete replies
are: "Wa Alaikumus Salaam Wa
Rahmatullah" and "Wa
Alaikumus Salaam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh."
Which airline meals are Halaal?
Meals served on the following Airlines
outbound from Johannesburg are certified
Halaal by SANHA:
Arik International Airlines
2. Etihad Airways
3. Qatar Airways
4. Seychelles Airline
5. Eritrea Airlines
meals may be requested on the following
Airlines ex Johannesburg. Kindly
ensure that the food is received
with the SANHA authorisation seal
2. Air Malawi
3. Air Namibia (ex
Cape Town as well)
4. Rwanda Air
5. Taag Angolan Airlines
7. Mozambique Express
8. Set-Solenta Aviation
9. Mango (Cape Town only)
Q: Which dental floss products
The Oral B waxed floss, Johnson
& Johnson waxed floss and the
Clicks waxed floss are Halaal suitable
as per information at our disposal.
ENDS OF THE SCALE
Africans have an enormous
capacity for change and our
retailers are no exception.
Reacting to consumer trends,
retailers are taking up the
slack on different turfs of
in point is Woolworths move
from a limited assortment
specialty stores to its first
3200 square metre supermarket-scale
store in Bryanston, Johannesburg
that opened recently.
to the manager, Jorges Theodosopoulos,
the Nicolway Branch makes
than ever for consumers to
do all their food and household
shipping in one convenient
the other end of the scale,
Pick n Pay and BP Southern
Africa plan to roll out 120
limited offering stores in
the next few years.
24 hour stores with a trading
size ranging from 150 to 250
square metres. The stores
are expected to carry 1500
to 2500 product lines and
allows customers easy access,
free parking and speed through
wish the parties every success
and urge the principals and
store owners to ensure that
Halaal is catered for.
certifies over 1400 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:
Ubuntu Spice Worx, Unit C1/C2
Kiadsha Park, Corner Wimbledon
& Golden Highway, Lenasia
South, Gauteng, South Africa -
Fruitime Fruit Juices (Pty) Ltd,
Corner Apex & Belfast Roads,
Apex Industrial, Benoni, Gauteng,
South Africa - Beverages
Azaadville Meat Palace, 61 Azaad
Avenue, Azaadville, Gauteng, South
Africa - Butchery
Maq's Fish & Chips, Shop L22,
Trade Route Mall, Lenasia, Gauteng,
South Africa - Restaurant
Wynberg Pharmaceuticals - Sekunjalo
Health Care Ltd / Ground Floor,
No 4 Silverwood Close, Tokai,
Cape Town, 7966 - Hygiene and
Mochachos Gateway, Shop: E013
C, Electric Avenue, Gateway Theatre
of Shopping, 1 Palm Boulavard,
Umhlanga, KwaZulu Natal, South
Africa - Restaurant
a detailed list of SANHA
certified establishments and other
queries, please email email@example.com
competition has closed. The winners
will be announced in Bulletin
1 of 30 plastic Quran reading
desk. Superb gift sponsored by
Plastics n more; the real factory
store. Sturdy 40 cm x 22 cm tilt
surface with slide prevention
ridge, stands 29 cm high.
answer the following questions:
Give the GPS co-ordinates of one
of the SANHA offices?
Name 2 of the branches of the
If you are a winner, from which
SANHA office would you prefer
to collect your prize?
clues on the competition see Tell
us and We’ll Tell the World
section in Bulletin no. 70.
your answers to
LAST PUBLIC LECTURE
collector’s piece. Watch
in awe as the legendary 78 year
old master Da’ee (missionary)
enthrals the capacity audience
in the iconic Sydney Town Hall,
Australia. Kindly sponsored by
14th JULY, 2012
and don’t forget to include
your postal details.
lightweight, durable vinyl. Keep
it in the car.
from any of our South African
offices between 09h00 –
15h00 (no deliveries or posting
sponsored by Darul Ihsan Islamic
details of their noble work see
Tell us And We’ll
Tell the World section.
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reserve the right to limit quantities.
DARUL IHSAN ISLAMIC SERVICES CENTRE
The sponsor of our Musalla giveaway. From
humble beginnings in 2000 and through the
expert guidance of its founder and Ameer
Mufti Zubair Bayat, it is successfully providing
a range of services to the community.
Class & High-School Students Madrasah
Bursary & Muslim Empowerment Fund
& Humanitarian Aid
of the Ummah (YOU)
A number of projects are undertaken to empower
and assist people from the lower and no-income
groups to make them self-reliant and self-sufficient.
Several projects i.e. Tuck Shop Starter
Pack, Tradesman Empowerment, Seeding, Street
Trader's Starter Pack, Lakka Chow, Vending
Carts, Employment Placement and Skills Training.
Several feeding projects for pupils,
patients & families.
mentoring, sponsor a bag.
and Care Project, also for the disabled.
New Look to Darul Ihsan
The branch office at Gem Towers, 98 Overport
Drive (next to Overport City) co-ordinates
a number of important activities, inter
alia, the Fatwa dept. social & counselling
(guideline), publications, etc.
Darul Ihsan has also secured an Islamic
Centre in the heart of Inanda, Kwa Mashu,
Ntuzuma and Phoenix (PINK) - popularly known
as Bester. Currently the centre has a Mussalla,
boarding facilities for our ‘Basic
Islamic Course’ for reverts and a
welfare office. It is also supported by
an Islamic Information Centre in Inanda
to cater for the needs of the indigent.
is privileged to count this dynamic organisation
as an Executive Member of its Board.
Overport Drive, 3rd Floor, Gem Towers, Durban
Box 76474, Marble Ray, Durban, 4035
08611 IHSAN (44726)
Fax: 031 207 3749
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our publishing of their organisation’s
post me a copy of Sheikh Ahmed
Deedat’s DVD. I am a revert
& ardent follower of the late
Khairan for the sterling work
of educating the Ummah on matters
of Halaal & Haraam.
We are an Islamic
Preschool and Educare facility
good work and information is valued
would appreciate it if you could
post 100 copies of the Halaal
Gazette to our school for distribution
among our parents.
- 6 July 2012
Livestock, Feed and Fisheries
Organizers: Ministry of
Agriculture of the Republic
Tel : +62 21 865 0963
/ 864 4756
– 6 July 2012
Companies Act, Regulations
and Business Rescue
Focus Rooms, Sunninghill,
Organizers: 1 Group Promotions
Tel : +27 11 782 7999
/ 022 5832
For more info http://www.1group.co.za/CABR.pdf
Food Law and Labelling
The Wanderers Club Illovo
Organizers: The Institute
for International Research
Tel : +27 11 771 7302
15 July 2012
Africa’s Big Seven
Tel : +27 11 783 7250
SAITEX includes BRICS
Tel : +27 11 783 7250
16 July 2012
5th International Halaal
Tel : +27 31 207 5768
Tel : +27 11 463 6001
16 – 19 July 2012
Matrade Delegation for
Gauteng and Durban
Convention Centre, Midrand
The Balmoral Hotel, Durban
Tel : +27 11 268 2380
but let there be amongst
you traffic and trade
by mutual goodwill"
Chapter 4 Verse 29
introductory service to
foster trade. Please undertake
your own checks as SANHA
cannot warrant nor take
responsibility on any
NEVER BEFORE IN FRANCHISING
/ SOUTH AFRICA TRADE
business opportunity to
meet the Malaysian Trade
Commission (MATRADE) and
discovery column of spectacular
spice, fabulous fruit, incredible
ingredient, vital vegetable, marvelous
mineral and vibrant vitamin.
of Africa for the world but now
growing all over the tropics.
Romanized from the Arabic tamr
indigenous African tree produces
a pod like fruit which is used
extensively in cuisines around
the world. Sweet and tangy tamarind
is one of the widely used condiment
spice found in every South Asian
kitchen. In Western cuisine it
is best known in Worcestershire
sauce and HP sauce. And also used
extensively in Latin American
pulp has been used in many traditional
medicines as laxative, digestive,
and as a remedy for biliousness
and bile disorders. This spice
condiment is also used as emulsifying
agent in syrups, decoctions, etc
in different pharmaceutical products.
southern parts of Kerala, India
mostly along the coastal belt,
renowned for its fish recipes
it is added to fish curry masalas
with coconut for a very unique
our Winning recipe section for
a delicious Kerala (South Indian)
Fish Curry with tamarind.
good - feel good. Tips for
a sound mind in a sound
Face-Mask for Glowing Skin
the simplest one yet. There
is a lot to be said for
keeping things simple and
invariably they work.
is a fabulous fruit for
beauty treatment in toning
and moisturising the skin
all in minimum time.
two ripe medium bananas
and little honey. Mash the
banana and add honey to
it and also few drops of
rose water. Smooth this
paste and leave it on face
for only 10 minutes. After
cleaning off, your skin
will soften and glow.
slip up on this one.