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Apartheid Story Submission – submit your story

What is Apartheid? Apartheid was a system of institutionalised racial segregation and discrimination that existed in South Africa from 1948 until the early 1990s. The system was based on white supremacy and the repression of the black majority (Africans, coloureds and Asian South Africans) for the benefit of the politically and economically dominant Afrikaner minority and other whites. Apartheid legislation itself was repealed in 1991,and a non-racial government was established following national elections in 1994. Apartheid Story Submission Send us your stories about life in Apartheid times. Relate an incident or the general feeling of living in the oppressive regime. Include the following: Name & Surname of storyteller Area lived in at the time Attach pictures & videos if available Max 1000 words Submit your stories to [email protected] Submission period: 16 April 2018 – 16 June 2018 Follow us on the following social media platforms for updates: Instagram @awqafsa Facebook ...

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Basic Arabic Calligraphy

About the course A 7 week Basic Arabic Calligraphy in the Thuluth script hosted by Awqafsa and Rafique Cajee. The NUQTA is a rhomboid dot denoting the sound of the letter, but more importantly it’s use as a measure for the size and scale of the letters. We began with the “Alif” and ended with lines and lines of Alif on several A3 sheets… Insha Allah we look forward to the next few weeks of more letters….the Baa….the Waw….and so on to the written word. Saturday 17 February 2018….from 10 to12. It is always exciting and inspiring starting another basic Arabic calligraphy course. Course format We will start the course by viewing a short video introduction to the Thuluth script, compiled by Omar Uddin (an online teacher). We will take participants through the materials that will be required to carry out Calligraphy: the pens (pilot parallel pen) and paper for ...

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Arabic Language Course

About the Course The course is based on an immersive methodology using the textbook Al-Arabiyah Bayna Yaddayk. Students will focus on three skills: speaking, writing and reading with an intention to understand the vocabulary of the Quran. This course is intended for beginners who can read Quranic Arabic with very little or no understanding. The course is taught by a native Arabic teacher using a predominantly immersive approach. A love for the Arabic language and a desire to join more than 400 million people across the globe who speak it, is what drew a diverse group to the 17 February Saturday class at the Awqaf SA Arabic Language Course in Greenside, Johannesburg. Drawing on an immersive methodology, the teacher, Mouhhssin Bourqqadi immediately put the students to work with introductory conversations. Basic grammar rules, writing and pronunciation were also tackled. “It’s a different sound, almost like a snore… ‘خ’, now say ...

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Kidz Popsicle Art Workshop

Attend this fun filled Kidz Art Workshop facilitated by renowed Calligrapher Rafique Cajee. Learn hands on Calligraphy art using popsicle sticks. Create your own masterpiece. Make Calligraphy your child’s hobby. An introductory Calligraphy workshop was conducted by Rafique Cajee, Saturday 27th Jan 2018 at the Awaqaf SA Johannesburg office: 112 Barry Hertzog Avenue, Greenside. NB> THE 12.00PM -2.00PM session is now fully booked. Next Session Bookings are now open for 2.30PM – 4.30PM.  DONT MISS OUT! . Workshop Details Saturday 3 February 2018 Time: 12.00pm to 2.00pm Age: 8 to 16yrs Address Details: Venue: Awqaf SA Centre, 112 Barry Hertzog Ave, Greenside Cost: R250,00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Rand) including materials and light refreshments. (Part proceeds into the childs waqf fund) Limited Space. Book Early. Online Registration Essential for each child/ individual. Click here to Register:  https://bit.ly/2BpvC8T Enquiries: Rafique @ 0823536186 / Amina @ 0847860711 www.awqafsa.org.za

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