Who we are

In 1999 the Muslim Judicial Council,a leading organization of Islamic leaders opened a Department of Da’wah.

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What we do

The DIC relies on volunteer workers for many of its activities. It has a broad spectrum of individuals who contribute their time.

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Know Islam

The Disover Islam Centre mission is to share the Beautiful message of Islam and provide multi-faceted support for new Muslims

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The Institute

The Education wing of DIC. Providing Islamic education courses for anyone interested in acquiring knowledge of Islam.

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Talking Point

Opinion pieces written by prominent scholars and academics on the latest happenings affecting our community.

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Download Heart-rendering Qiraat, Thought provoking talks from local scholars and Books for the inquiring mind.

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Calendar Highlights  

The Discover Islam Centre is poised to grow into a leading facilitator of Da’wah in Southern Africa - being in the front lines in educating the masses about Islam and challenging misconceptions and

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Annasheed Competition 

Nasheed is Islamic vocal music sung acapella - at times accompanied with a drum - that enunciates the praise of God and His Prophet. Discover Islam Centre through the introduction of the first Nasheed competition in 2010 played a central role in the development of this form of vocal expression locally.

Dawah Caravans 

A team of Da'wah workers go on a Da'wah tour to outlying towns and rural areas to invite the local people to Islam. After establishing contact with local Muslims in a particular town, a typical weekend arrangement would include a Jumuah talk, formal da'wah programs and one on one interaction with the locals.

Ramadhan Initiatives  

Discover Islam invites people of other faiths to fast for a day and break their fast amongst Muslims. Distributes food parcels to needy new Muslim families at the onset of Ramadan. Facilitates multiple feeding schemes in the greater Cape Town region. Distributes Eid gift packs for new Muslims youths on the day of Eid.

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  • New Muslim Classes
  • Other DIC Events

Registration 21 January 2017

Islamia, Parkwood and Panorama
See Institute for further information.

Discover Islam Initiatives

  • Masjid Open Days
  • Tarbiyyah Youth Camp
  • Nasheed Competitions
  • Dawah Caravans



Street Dawah

What is the purpose of life?
Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? The test of one’s faith is in using one’s intellect to contemplate and recognise God’s signs

Who is Muhammad?
Muslims believe that Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the final Prophet in a long chain of Prophets sent to call the people to the obedience and worship of God alone.

The truth about Jesus.
Muslims view Jesus in the same way they view all Prophets of God – highly respected and loved.

Womens Rights.
Women in Islam are thought to be subjugated, degraded, oppressed – but are they really? Are millions of Muslims simply that oppressive?