While hujaaj prepare for the official start of the Hajj pilgrimage, Muslims in South Africa and around the world prepare for Eid al-Adha, or the “Eid of sacrifice”. Muslims across the globe will mark Eid al-Adha by slaughtering animals as an act of sacrifice. However, for those with questions surrounding[…]
The lion farm where a little girl’s scalp was ripped off last week has put the blame for such incidents squarely on visitors who “don’t listen”, Sunday newspaper Rapport reported. The 4-year-old girl was in a critical condition after being attacked by a lioness at Weltevrede Lion Farm in Heilbron on Sunday,[…]
Qurbani farms in the Western Cape will be experiencing an increase in traffic over the coming days as Muslims prepare for the annual religious celebration of Eid-ul-adha (Eid of Sacrifice). Qurbani rituals will commence from Tuesday 21st August and thousands of livestock will be slaughtered over the coming week. The[…]
By Abubaker Abrahams The Western Cape is facing the worst drought to hit the region in decades. The demand for water has also steadily increased every year due to the province’s rapidly growing population and economy. This, as well as climate change, has added significant pressure on water supply in[…]
The hearing ability of animals is seven times more sensitive than the average human. It is said that some animals can hear a grasshopper eating so ultimately a firecracker going off next to an animal is equivalent to a bomb detonating close to a human being. A fear of fireworks[…]
Authorities have issued a stern warning to Qurbani farms that they will be shut down, if they are found to have treated any animals inhumanely. This comes after the Cape of Good Hope (CoGH) SPCA issued six warnings to a number of Qurbani farms in the Western Cape after they[…]
A global animal protection organisation has written to environmental ministers in South Africa and Namibia to urge them to abandon trophy hunting. The Humane Society International (HSI) said on Monday that it sent letters to Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa and her Nambian counterpart Pohamba Shifeta on Friday. The appeal is[…]
The Cape of Good Hope SPCA is still dealing with a flood of complaints of distressed animals affected by the loud bangs of fireworks on Guy Fawkes Day on Wednesday evening. The SPCA says this year’s Guy Fawkes Day was the worst in years. On Wednesday evening, the SPCA’s Inspection[…]
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