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    Booklets on basics of salaah and fasting released by DU Centre

Booklets on basics of salaah and fasting released by DU Centre

WE live in a time of speed and haste. Ramadaan is a month that offers us a few additional moments for reflection, contemplation and learning. Still, we find ourselves looking for faster ways of assimilating knowledge. The Basics is a series of booklets, written by Shaikh Ismail Londt, which contain
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    The holocaust, academic freedom and free speech

The holocaust, academic freedom and free speech

DR PAUL HENDLER responds to the furore that arose following the comments made by University of Cape Town (UCT) lecturer, Dr Lwazi Lushaba, about Hitler committing no crime. DURING a political science lecture in early April, UCT’s Dr Lwazi Lushaba said that “Hitler committed no crime. All Hitler did was
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    Cape Town community-based study on diabetes and Ramadaan

Cape Town community-based study on diabetes and Ramadaan

Salaamah Solomon, a registered dietitian in the Department of Human Nutrition at Tygerberg Academic Hospital is conducting a study aimed at finding out how Muslims with diabetes are managing during Ramadaan with regards to their diabetes treatment and diet. If you or someone you know has diabetes and is fasting,

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    The latest edition of Muslim Views – April 2021 / Ramadaan 1442

The latest edition of Muslim Views – April 2021 / Ramadaan 1442

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    Tribute to Professor Ebrahim Arnold – ahlan wa sahlan to a life well-lived

Tribute to Professor Ebrahim Arnold – ahlan wa sahlan to a life well-lived

BOORHAANOL Islam Movement pays tribute to one of Bo-Kaap’s icons who went on to serve the Cape community, and who also made an immense contribution nationally and internationally. PROFESSOR Ebrahim Arnold led a life of balance, an imperative our Creator strongly urges humankind to follow. EA, as he was affectionately

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    No one is safe until everyone is safe

No one is safe until everyone is safe

WILLIAM HIRSCH reports on the first-ever People’s Vaccine Open Forum. ‘WE would like to see people vaccinated. It is the best defence against serious illness and death. We want to see people vaccinated but we will also not force people.’ These were the sentiments expressed by Kedibone Mdolo, a representative

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    So many lives, so many tears

So many lives, so many tears

With the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic, many have lost family and friends; the community has lost selfless activists working for justice and those who worked towards building social cohesion and contributed towards research and scholarship. We invite our readers to submit brief obituaries of a family member, friend or

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    SANZAF’s Abdusamad Akoojee, a giant who fell in love with the poor

SANZAF’s Abdusamad Akoojee, a giant who fell in love with the poor

ABDUSAMAD AKOOJEE, a former executive member of SANZAF, who served the poor for over five decades, passed away on January 2, aged 82. Well known for his Zakah desk at Masjid ul-Quds, Gatesville in Cape Town, during Ramadan, he would arrive at 10am and leave well after Tarawih. When he
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    Worcester: a community rises from colonial and slave legacy

Worcester: a community rises from colonial and slave legacy

ANVER SEDAN, the chairperson of the Worcester Muslim Jamaa and leader of the gadat, gajaat and dhikrs in the community, writes about the two-hundred year history of a community that rose from a colonial and slave legacy. WORCESTER is known to many, particularly those from Cape Town, as the town

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    School honours teacher who led from the front

School honours teacher who led from the front

ALEXANDER Sinton High School has honoured one of its teachers who were at the forefront of the student-teacher uprisings against apartheid in the eighties. FARID SAYED attended the event. On Saturday, November 21, the school in Athlone unveiled the Nabil Basil Swart Foyer, two days after he had celebrated his

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