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    Shaikh Seraj Hendricks and Tasawwuf at the Cape

Shaikh Seraj Hendricks and Tasawwuf at the Cape

This is the first part of a series by DR AUWAIS RAFUDEEN analysing the Master’s thesis of the late Shaikh Seraj Hendricks. Part 1: Shaikh Seraj on how to think about tasawwuf at the Cape SHAIKH Seraj Hendricks’s dissertation, Tasawwuf: its role and impact on the culture of Cape Islam,
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    Gender-based violence solutions from the Quran and Sunnah

Gender-based violence solutions from the Quran and Sunnah

In the face of the scourge of gender-based violence, JASMINE KHAN writes that one needs to turn to the Quran and Sunnah for solutions IN view of the ongoing and ­escalating rise in incidents of ­violence against women, there have been many talks and ­programmes attempting to address the issue.
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Living Islam
    Waqf as empowerment of communities and development

Waqf as empowerment of communities and development

ZEINOUL ABEDIEN CAJEE argues that there are many ways to become an empowered and strong community. WAQF is a powerful medium or mechanism to empower communities. In the context of
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International News
    Between virus and violence: the horror of being Muslim in India

Between virus and violence: the horror of being Muslim in India

by KHALED BEYDOUN Two weeks after Donald Trump’s visit to New Delhi, the ascending Indian public intellectual Rana Ayyub asked, ‘What is left for a virus to kill in a
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    Saru Sacos Legends: towards healing our fractured country

Saru Sacos Legends: towards healing our fractured country

SEDICK CROMBIE SOUTH Africa’s 24 years of democracy has brought forth many positive developments as the country strives to build a society based on universal human rights and the dignity
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    Cold front driving: tips for safer driving

Cold front driving: tips for safer driving

The country has certainly moved into winter with bitterly cold weather, with Cape Town already battling cold and rain, Eastern Cape getting its first snowfall of the season and Gauteng
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Lifestyle
    COVID-19 in the Muslim community

COVID-19 in the Muslim community

DR MUZZAMMIL ISMAIL, a public health medicine registrar in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town, calls for extra vigilance and caution in the community as
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    The Imam: soundscaped back to life

The Imam: soundscaped back to life

In the first part of this series, PROFESSOR MUHAMMED HARON, discussed the recent circulation of three sound clips comprising dhikrs, a portion of the recitation of the Quran during the
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