Moonsighting Results | Start of Safar 1444

Assalaamu ‘Alaikum


Due to confirmed reports of sighting of the #Hilaal, the United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA),  determined that in South Africa, Muharram 1444 ended with 29 days on Sunday evening, 28 August 2022. It follows then that 1st Safar 1444 corresponds to Monday, 29 August 2022.


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 Rabi al Awwal 1444 shall be after sunset on Monday 26 September 2022, in-sha-Allah.




Central Hilaal Committee
Jamiatul Ulama South Africa