“The publication you have in your hands is the first of what we hope will be an annual series that provides a window into the movers and shakers of the Muslim world. We have strived to highlight people who are influential as Muslims, that is, people whose influence is derived[…]
Us Capetonians are a weird, if not colourful and otherwise lot. Construct a footbridge over a freeway, and we’ll inevitably play Russian roulette in the traffic. Nothing like dancing amongst the pantechnicons. In summer, when the mornings are wind free, we’ll sleep until the south-easter comes up gale force – and only[…]
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Posted below is Terry Crawford-Browne’s response to Friday’s interview on Palestine, he will be based there for three months as a World Council of Church’s observer Dear Shafiq Thank you for the interview yesterday. I hope you were pleased with it. We covered a lot of ground, but at least[…]
…and we get syndicated Those of you listening to DRIVETIME might have noticed a few more voices on the show. Hope you’re enjoying the variety, something I feel actuality radio needs, especially if it is to flourish. Sorry that our future president, Julius “Jacob” Malema, hasn’t taken up his “thought[…]
When I log on to the VOC website nowadays my ears start to buzz. And no, it’s not the last surviving hive of African bees in Cape Town flying around my head. It’s this music debate. It just won’t go away. For a long time I’ve felt that distance and[…]
It’s interesting how the “almost happened” and “what if” events of a particular era don’t achieve prominence in the news, or even history books. I suppose part of it is a relief that the threatened event – a war, a calamity or a disaster – did not happen. I thought[…]
Isn’t it amazing how time can fly? Not that I’ve been having fun. It’s just been a really busy week. Every time I’ve sat down to write for the Blog, something else has cropped up. Fortunately, I’ve been busy on other things and so, thankfully, have been a face in[…]