Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid as moon was sighted there.
“The United Ulama Council of South Africa’s (UUCSA) Central Hilaal Committee has confirmed that the Hilaal (Crescent) for the month of Shawwal 1435 was sighted in South Africa on Sunday, 27 July 2014.
Therefore, the 1st of Shawwal 1435 which is the Day of Eid-ul-Fitr corresponds to Monday, 28 July 2014.
The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa would like to wish all Muslims a joyous and blessed day of Eid-ul-Fitr. May the Almighty ease the pain of the Ummah, accept our acts of worship of Ramadan and forgive our shortcomings. Aameen.
Sun 27 July 2014″