Acitvists from the Palestine solidarity organization, Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel in South Africa (BDS South Africa) are keeping the pressure on Woolworths with another National Day of Action this Saturday. The lobby groups has earmarked the ‘payday weekend’ of every month for its national pickets, when stores countrywide[…]
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Thursday unveiled a plaque in Tamboerskloof dedicated to the memory of the people who perished in the most recent offensive on Gaza by the Israeli military. The event, organized by the South African Jewish Voices for a Just Peace, a recent creation of South African[…]
Small businesses in Kensington’s Bunney Street are facing an uphill battle to keep up with high electricity tariffs. After an increase in tariffs across the City of Cape Town, business owners here say they can barely make ends meet with the exorbitant amount of funds they have to put into[…]
The heads of both the South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) and South African Travel Operators Association (Sathoa), have hailed the success of this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. The majority of the almost 2000 Hujjaj who undertook the journey have already returned home, with many praising the fluidity and ease[…]
Analysts have been divided on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement on Wednesday, with some commending the tough stance taken against government spending. Others have expressed concern at the possibility of tax policy changes taking place during the next Budget Speech, which could see South Africans[…]
Muslims students at Stellenbosch University (SU) were last week dealt a blow to their hopes of expanding the availability of halal foods on campus, when the student center management issued King Pie with a notice to vacate the premises by the end of the month. King Pie is the only[…]
The Bothasig Muslim and Cultural Society (BMCS) are seeking answers from City of Cape Town on why their appeal to overturn a ruling against the rezoning of their property was rejected. The area’s Muslim minority has faced several challenges in their attempts to establish a place of worship, in what[…]
Renowned Syrian born scholar, Sheikh Sheikh Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ninowy, will be hosting a unique seminar as part of the Madina Institute this coming Saturday. The seminar will center around the Shama’il of Imam Tirmidhi, and will seek to enlighten the community about the characteristics of the Prophet Muhammed (S.A.W).[…]
Al Jam-ah political party leader and councillor, Ganief Hendricks has once again come under fire for allegedly contravening the City of Cape Town’s code of conduct by forcing City officials to act against the Open Mosque. Hendricks is accused of portraying the Open Mosque founder, Dr Taj Hargey in a[…]
Following a spate of mall robberies that have hit the Western Cape during the last few weeks, reports have suggested the wave of crime may be linked to a larger crime syndicate operating within the country. Western Cape malls have been hard by the new crime trend, with Canal Walk[…]
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