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This book, History of Muslims in South Africa: A Chronology, probably the first of its kind to be published, covers almost the entire history of Muslims in South Africa - from 1652 onwards - since the time of their arrival at the Cape of Good Hope and their struggle with the Dutch East India Company, together with their socio-economic and religio-political problems until the present time.

Many years ago, the late Goolam Hoosen E Vanker [initially president, and later secretary of the Islamic Propagation Centre] had suggested publishing a book on Muslim history in South Africa. Al-hamdu lillah, I have to an extent succeeded in accomplishing this task. Sadly, G H E Vanker did not live to see its realization...MORE