Shaykh Mukhtar Ahmed, a Hafiz al-Quran, is a graduate (with honors) of the Faculty of Arabic & Shariah at the Islamic University of Al-Madinah al-Munawwarah. He holds a Masters degree in Semitics  from Rand Arikaan University and his special area of research was on the well-renowned scholar Imam Jalaluddin Al-Suyuti. Shaykh Mukhtar spent some time teaching various topics at ICOSA, lectured in Hadith, Arabic and Quranic Literature at the University of the Western Cape at both undergraduate and post- graduate levels. He also taught Qur’anic studies and Arabic at a local Muslim high school. Shaykh Mukhtar’s commitment to continuous community development and education manifested in a number of community classes including Hifz, Arabic studies, Tajwid, Fiqh and Hadith. He currently teaches Arabic and Tafseer classes at the Madina Institute.


Hifz, Arabic studies, Tajwid, Fiqh and Hadith


IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
Hikm - ibn Ata'illah4 WeeksJanuary 22, 2020
The Quest for Spirituality8 WeeksOctober 11, 2017
Foundational Islamic Sciences Programme1 yearJanuary 22, 2020