Fast Facts 3

  • Origin of the name Mozambique: from Musa Mbiki, the name of a sultan at the time of 1st Portuguese colonization. Became the name of a settlement, later the country.
  • Ulama have recorded 3000 miracles performed by the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam).
  • Afrikaans contains words from Indonesian languages and Malay (the oldest known written Afrikaans uses Arabic letters and was for use among Cape Town's Muslims).