Voice of the Cape

August2016

Malema wants #Mbeki to bat for EFF

EFF leader Julius Malema has insisted his visit and meeting with former president Thabo Mbeki was a sign of mature leadership on the latter’s part, considering Malema’s role in his recall from high office. Malema took his overtures to Mbeki since being booted out of the ANC to another level[…]

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Big turnout expected for local elections

Political parties have until midnight tonight (Tuesday) to woo voters to make up their minds where to put their cross in tomorrow’s elections, with the first day of special voting having gone smoothly yesterday, barring a few hiccups. If the record 719 000-plus applications for special votes are anything to[…]

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#BlackLivesMatter seek slavery reparations

A coalition affiliated with the anti-racism Black Lives Matter movement called for criminal justice reforms and reparations for slavery in the United States among other demands in its first policy platform released on Monday. The six demands and roughly 40 policy recommendations touch on topics ranging from reducing U.S. military[…]

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Towards a Fiqh al-Muwatana

The following khutbah was delivered by Imam Rashid Omar from the Claremont Main Road mosque on Friday 29th July 2016.  Its titled ‘Towards a Fiqh al-Muwatana (Jurisprudence of Citizenship)’.  On Wednesday, 3 August 2016, South Africans will convene our fourth non-racial municipal elections to elect new local councils for all[…]

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