Moonsighting Results | Start of Rajab 1441

Assalaamu ‘Alaikum


Due to confirmed reports of sighting of the #Hilaal, the United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA), determined that in South Africa, Jumaadal Aakhira 1444 ended with 29 days this Sunday evening, 22 January 2023. It follows then that 1st Rajab 1444 corresponds to Monday, 23 January 2023.


The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa’s Central Hilaal Committee acts on behalf of UUCSA in the coordination of the sighting of the moon. The next sighting of the moon for the determination of the start of Sha’baan 1444 shall be after sunset on Monday 20 February 2023. At sunset in Johannesburg, the Hilâl will be 09 Hours 40 Minutes, in-sha-Allah.




Central Hilaal Committee
Jamiatul Ulama South Africa