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Africa partners with Malaysia’s leading halal tech firm

Following a successful Africa Halal Week 2019, Malaysia’s biggest halal certifying body has partnered with local organisations to launch the “Halal Centre of Excellence” digital platform in South Africa. Africa Halal Week, hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre between 7-9 October 2019, explored the economic potential of the[…]

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Establishing a neighbourhood watch: What you need to know

As crime levels in the Western Cape remain a serious cause for concern in many communities, neighbourhood watch groups are an essential tool in fighting the scourge of crime within residential areas. However, while the City does provide various forms of support to established and accredited neighbourhood watch groups, members[…]

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Rhodes High matrics raise havoc ahead of final exams

Videos circulating showing violent and destructive school students at Rhodes High School in Mowbray last Wednesday have sparked serious concern and drawn widespread condemnation. The students were seemingly celebrating the end of their schooling careers ahead of their final matric examinations when things got out of hand. Students can be[…]

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Cape Sports School catering conundrum leads to SAHRC

Back and forth arguments have been made, and serious allegations have been thrown, after Muslim parents at the Western Cape Sports School came to loggerheads with the school’s new catering company and governing body over concerns around halal certification. A recent change in the school’s catering has seen the new[…]

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All systems go for Gordons Bay masjid construction

The construction of the Gordons Bay Masjid is fast approaching, with the Gordons Bay Islamic Society having recently received approval for the rezoning of the land proposed for the development. The construction plans, which may now be submitted by the Islamic Society to the City Council, are expected to be[…]

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