Voice of the Cape

August2016

Muslims must adhere to the Islamic norms of qurban

As Eid Al-Adha approaches, many animal rights groups have called to the fore the treatment of animals at slaughter houses during the qurban (sacrifice) period. In 2015, the Cape of Good Hope Speak, Protect and Care for Animals (SPCA) raised concern over the treatment of animals in conducting the Islamic[…]

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Tough questions ahead for Eskom CEO

Eskom has confirmed that its CEO Brian Molefe will on Wednesday present the power utility’s financial statements and annual report to Parliament. Molefe is expected to face tough questions about why there’s a stand-off between Eskom and the Treasury. Eskom has also handed over the documents that the Treasury had[…]

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ANC WC criticised after conflicting Fransman statements

A “caretaker” to the Western Cape ANC, appointed earlier in the year by the national executive committee (NEC), on Tuesday spoke out about confusion created by two conflicting statements from the party. Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba said she had been made aware of a statement issued by the provincial secretary on Monday[…]

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‘Naked breasts, not burkinis!’ – French PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls poured more oil onto the ongoing controversy over Islamic clothing in public places, when he appeared to suggest that head-to-toe coverings worn by Muslim women contravened the French spirit. Valls, who is considered to be on the right wing of the ruling Socialist party, invoked[…]

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