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How blood feud is growing among the Syrian youth

“We will take revenge from everyone who kept silent and everyone who applauded the death of all innocent immaculate souls in Aleppo,” Hosam Al-Bakri, a teary-eyed youth refugee told me, referring to the recent recapture of Aleppo, considered as a fateful victory for the Syrian regime over the armed opposition.[…]

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6 injured in explosion in Vanguard Est

Police are investigating the circumstances around an explosion at a house in Vanguard estate in Athlone on Monday night, in which six teenagers were seriously injured. Paramedics responded to reports of a hand grenade explosion at a house in Goud Street in Vanguard Estate. On arrival, paramedics found that six people were[…]

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Study shows majority of youth will vote

A recent survey by global market research company Ipsos shows that 71% of South Africa’s youth intend to vote in the upcoming elections. With just seven weeks before the local government elections, Ipsos on Wednesday revealed it conducted 3 786 face-to-face interviews with randomly chosen respondents, representative of South Africans[…]

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CT youth empower themselves and their community

Every year, the celebration of Youth Day in South Africa, on June 16th, captures the attention and involvement of all who wish to mirror its legacy. This year, over 400 Muslim youth are participating in the celebration of Youth Day by getting involved with the Mustadafin Foundation’s programmes which focus[…]

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MSA award aims to counter student apathy

Nominations have opened for the Muslim Student Association Union’s (MSA) annual Yusuf Talia al-Ihsaan Award, which aims to recognise the sterling work and efforts of young Muslims towards contributing towards South African society. 2015 marks the fifth year of the awards existence, which has this year been renamed to honour[…]

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