PART TWO By Anees Teladia This is the second of a TWO-PART feature on the death penalty in South Africa. PART TWO will explore three more key themes in the death penalty debate: the prevailing theories of justice in South Africa and how these theories relate to the death penalty,[…]
PART ONE By Anees Teladia “Will capital punishment [the death penalty] solve South Africa’s crime crisis” is the question many concerned South African citizens have been asking themselves for years. Confusing statistics, academic papers and fancy political speeches aside, there is an almost tangible feeling of lawlessness in the country[…]
By Anees Teladia With Major Fatima Isaacs due to appear in Military Court today for the purposes of establishing a trial date, it is necessary to highlight the legality of the case against Major Isaacs and the impossible choice she has been commanded to make by the South African National[…]
By Loushe Jordan-Gilbert This story is part of a series focusing on former gang members who changed their lives for the better Convicted for hijacking and after spending a decade in jail, former gang member Chad Kingsley* said he had to make a change to be a father to his[…]
By Tauhierah Salie With a recent international survey labeling Cape Town as one of ‘the most dangerous Cities in the world’, an unexpected death of someone we know could happen at any moment. As we know, one of the most important aspects that need to be properly conducted is a[…]
It is promised that each of us will meet Malakul Mout or the Angel of Death. We may not know where, when, or how but we do know that we cannot outrun death. In the first part of the series unpacking Muslim burial, we looked at a few basic rules[…]
By Tauhierah Salie Death is an inevitable fate each and every one of us will meet. As Muslims, we are taught to be conscious that any moment could be our last on this dunya. This applies not only to ourselves but to every single brother and sister, mother and father,[…]
By Anees Teladia This article has been divided into two parts. Part one introduces the topic and deals with the progress of South Africa’s public service institutions and corruption levels, how efficiently our public service institutions have been functioning and whether they have been developed appropriately, the question of why[…]
By Anees Teladia South Africans seem to be tired of hearing that the legacy of Apartheid is still partly to blame for a lack of efficient service delivery, economic growth and economic and social development. But is this apathetic attitude which disregards the effects of the “long past” Apartheid a[…]
By Anees Teladia Unemployment has become one of South Africa’s most pressing socio-economic challenges, impacting every facet of our society. It’s fitting to say that we have been forced to grow accustomed to this job crisis. However, what might come as a surprise to many – particularly in the Western[…]
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