As the deadline draws closer for hujjaj to select a hajj operator for the hajj season, picking the right package can become tricky especially if it is your first time embarking on this sacred journey. The South African Hajj Travel Association (SATHOA) will host a umrah and hajj market day[…]
By Zahraa Schroeder The ten-year tug of war between the Green Point Market traders and the City of Cape Town will finally come to an end in November 2019. After years of upheaval for traders, the City has announced that 98 of the original traders have been verified to return[…]
The rand lost 4% to the dollar in early trade on Monday as it continued to be dragged lower by the Turkish lira and Russian rouble. The local currency opened at R14.13/$ and was changing hands at R14.65 to the greenback at 07:46. By 08:32 it had strengthened somewhat to[…]
Cape Town entrepreneurs are tapping into the consumer culture of Ramadan and Eid, with shopping festivals in the city on the increase. With the Mother City’s diverse and vibrant Muslim community, businesses are marketing products that will appeal to the needs of those fasting in the holy month. Cape Town[…]
At least 40 people were killed and scores wounded on Sunday in a suspected Russian air strike on a crowded marketplace in Idlib province, activists said. The early morning attack occurred in the town of Ariha, 15km south of Idlib city. Local news channel Ariha Youm reported cluster bombs were[…]
The City of Cape Town has again risked the ire of flea market stall holders, this time through plans to alter the trading conditions and capacity of the popular Muizenberg flea market. A number of changes are afoot for the market, including a dramatic reduction in the number of traders[…]
At least 25 people are reported to have been killed and 38 others wounded in a suicide attack in the northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, officials have said. Dr Naqibullah Fayeq, a prominent member of parliament, said the blast happened in Alamar district’s main market. The politician said dozens of[…]
Two explosions have ripped through a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said, nearly a week after two female suicide bombers attacked the same area, killing more than 45 people. “A middle-aged woman approached the site where chicken sellers attend to customers but vigilantes who stood nearby insisted[…]
At least 15 people were killed and 150 people wounded in an Israeli air strike on a market near Gaza City on Wednesday, medics said. Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said the strike hit a busy market in the battered Shejaiya neighbourhood, which lies between Gaza City and the border[…]
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