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Don’t be provoked by offensive cartoons: CMRM

The following is a statement issued by the Claremont Main Road Mosque (CMRM), in response to the recent attack on the offices of a French satirical magazine: STATEMENT– The killing of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris is an act that should be condemned in the[…]

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Taxi driver arrested after Uber confrontation

The Western Cape Metered Taxi Counsel (WCMTC) has accused controversial taxi service Uber of excluding themselves from the industry and stealing clients, following a incident which led to the arrest of a metered taxi driver. The driver in question is now in police custody on charges of robbery and intimidation,[…]

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SAMDF urges Muslims to attend ANC anniversary bash

The South African Muslim Development Forum (SAMDF) has reiterated calls for members of the Muslim community to honor the role of the African National Congress (ANC) in the struggle against Apartheid, by coming out to attend the party’s 103rd anniversary celebrations on Saturday. The SAMDF will be in attendance at[…]

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Kaapse Klopse gear up for Parade

The City of Cape Town met with the Cape Carnival Committee yesterday to finalise a new date for the Minstrel Parade after its fourth postponement. All parties have finally agreed to secure the 17th January 2015 for the long awaited Klopse march through the City streets. Cape Minstrel Carnival Association’s[…]

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DA defends ‘strict regulations’ for ANC bash

African National Congress (ANC) top brass have been taking the streets of Democratic Alliance (DA) run Western Cape by storm ahead of its 103rd birthday celebrations on Saturday. The event hasn’t come without its fair share of political squabbles however, with ANC secretary general, Gwede Mantashe calling out the City[…]

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City partners with Muslim community for Mass Mawlid

The City of Cape Town has announced its support of and partnership with the City’s Muslim community in hosting the third Mass Mawlid event. The Mass Mawlid is held annually in celebration of the life and birth of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). City acting Mayoral Committee Member for Tourism, Events[…]

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MJC condemns attack on French magazine

The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has condemned Wednesday’s attack on a satirical magazine in the French capital of Paris. President Maulana Ighsaan Hendricks said there can be no form of explanation to justify what he labels a ‘terrorist’ attack on French citizens. The attack was directed at French satirical weekly[…]

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First class of matrics at Leadership College excels

The Leadership College (TLC) has made waves in the Mitchells Plain and Manenberg communities by achieving the highest distinction pass rate for the 2014 Matric class, across the Cape Flats. The Independent School has remained true to its long-standing reputation of good quality teaching and an overall high standard of[…]

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“Charlie Hebdo attack a sad day for journalism”: Azizi

Global outrage and condemnation continues to pour in following the shocking attack on the offices of French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo. The incident led to the deaths of 12 people, the majority of whom were journalists and comics working at the magazine. Amongst those killed was editor and cartoonist, Stéphane[…]

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Labour prospects grim for matriculants: Economist

Prospects are not looking too great for recent matric graduates seeking to enter the job market, especially in light of a worsening economic situation in the country. With several union strikes, price hikes, and an ongoing electricity crisis at South Africa’s sole energy provider, Eskom, job opportunities have become few[…]

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