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    Passing of a mentor of two generations of activists

Passing of a mentor of two generations of activists

TWO generations of activists have paid glowing tribute to Cassiem Christians, who passed away on Wednesday, July 8, after suffering a stroke a few days earlier. Christians, who matriculated at Spes Bona High School, in Athlone, and majored in psychology, history and English at the University of the Western Cape,
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    Inquests into apartheid era killings: where have all the perpetrators gone?

Inquests into apartheid era killings: where have all the perpetrators gone?

CASSIEM KHAN writes that our magnanimity as a people has caused us to take our focus away from the perpetrators, the security branch members, the public order or, as we knew them, the riot police, and the South African Defence Force (SADF) military intelligence operatives who murdered our friends and
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    Government corruption needs stronger condemnation

Government corruption needs stronger condemnation

PROFESSOR ASLAM FATAAR of Stellenbosch University denounces the looting of state COVID-19 funding as well as the silence of key community voices in the wake of this corruption. He calls for decisive action against the perpetrators of this crime against the poor and needy of our country. Corruption has reached pandemic proportions. Like an incurable
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    It is time for our government to take heed of the lived realities of women farmworkers

It is time for our government to take heed of the lived realities of women farmworkers

CHRISCY BLOUWS The Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) is an African feminist legal centre striving to advance women’s rights and equality, specifically working with women who work in precarious and ­vulnerable positions. The aim of this programme is to help women obtain favourable and just working conditions in the workplace. It
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    Act to make an impact this winter

Act to make an impact this winter

IN the wake of the destruction caused by heavy rains, gale force winds and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sanzaf has stepped up its Operation Winter Warmth efforts with the ­intention of providing warm, ­nutritious meals and blankets to those in need. Operation Winter Warmth is a national
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    Muslim Views writer wins prestigious award

Muslim Views writer wins prestigious award

STAFF REPORTER A Muslim Views writer, whose ­series of articles on Muslim ­marriages appeared in the ­newspaper for over a year, has won a prestigious award. Advocate Fatima Essop’s fourth article in the series was titled ‘Dissolution of a Muslim marriage by death’, and appeared in the June 2018 edition
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    Khayelitsha mosque offers hope to local Muslims

Khayelitsha mosque offers hope to local Muslims

by MAHMOOD SANGLAY SHAIKH Abdullah Asali is a man of steadfast faith against daunting trials. He is the imam of Al Fatiha Masjid, in Site B, Khayelitsha, on the R340 route. The mosque was established in 2002 and he has served the Muslims of Site B since 2014. The township,
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    Haron family calls for re-opening of inquest

Haron family calls for re-opening of inquest

by MAHMOOD SANGLAY FEBRUARY 8, 2019 would have been the 95th birthday of Imam Abdullah Haron, who was ­martyred on September 27, 1969. The Imam Abdullah Haron Foundation hosted a special media conference last month coinciding with Imam Haron’s birthday, on February 8, to make two special announcements. The first
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    Hundreds join Cape Town’s march for Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and the Grand Moulood

Hundreds join Cape Town’s march for Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and the Grand Moulood

THE Cape Town Islamic Educational Centre (CTIEC) organised an inspirational event in honour of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

The Grand Moulood 1440 took place on Sunday, January 27, 2019, which was attended by hundreds of devotees from across the City of Cape Town, including a few guests from the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal regions.

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    Mission Dawah SA takes Islam to the bustling streets of Cape Town

Mission Dawah SA takes Islam to the bustling streets of Cape Town

AMINA WAGGIE MISSION Dawah South Africa, established in 2014 by Suhayl Schroeder and Natheer ­Hendricks, has been taking dawah to the next level in ­teaching others about Islam. They have been doing this by taking the information to the people instead of waiting for the people to come to them.
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