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Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.


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Q: I am from South Africa. I am A Hanafi. I was married to a Hanafi girl from India. We were married for 3 years. We were happy living together since her dad came to live with us from India. He lived with us and I had my own flat. But my Marriage ended because… read more »

Marital problems

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Q: Can a woman obtain a fasakh on the basis of non-nafakah (not buying clothes and not providing a roof over our head and letting his wife and children live off his mother in-law) on financial and emotional abuse and not spending time with his children? Also spending all his free time with his half… read more »


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Q: How would you divide an estate where a man only has a wife and two daughters? The man had a mentally retarded brother who was never married and has already passed on. Will the grandson also inherit if his mother is still alive? A: Did the mayyit have any sisters, and did the mentally… read more »


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Q: Me and my husband have two children. One has retinal dystrophy and the second has not been tested yet as he is too young. The doctor has told me its a genetic condition that was passed on from me and my husband through recessive genes. Me and my husband are second cousins. My question… read more »

Khula’ from the court

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Q: I am a 27 year old woman and belong to a very close-minded culture and place. I got in engagement and Nikah with my cousin at age of 21 but never lived with him. During our engagement period (5 years) we always fought because I liked someone else and I told this to him… read more »