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    Bo-Kaap and gentrification: a call to save a living heritage

Bo-Kaap and gentrification: a call to save a living heritage

SHAFIQ MORTON IN the 18th century, it is recorded that free Blacks, Southeast Asian exiles and former slaves were amongst the first inhabitants of Bo-Kaap, a residential area situated on the lower slopes of Signal Hill, overlooking the Mother City. Bo-Kaap is now prime real estate, but in those days

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    Verulam attack opens hope for intra-faith relations

Verulam attack opens hope for intra-faith relations

MAHMOOD SANGLAY THE visit of the president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), Shaikh Irfaan Abrahams, on May 14, to the Imam Husain Mosque, in Verulam, where 34-year-old Abbas Essop was murdered, was an important moment for the MJC to declare its rejection of sectarian violence in the name of

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    Call to support historic Cape Accord

Call to support historic Cape Accord

MAHMOOD SANGLAY OVER 40 organisations and leaders made a public call for support of the Cape Accord on June 3, at Masjidul Quds, in Cape Town. The initiative follows a series of lectures at the same mosque in Ramadaan, on June 11, 2017, on the theme ‘An ummah in disarray’.

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    Digital archive of Muslim News and Muslim Views gets underway

Digital archive of Muslim News and Muslim Views gets underway

MAHMOOD SANGLAY MUSLIM Views and Muslim News have a combined history of almost 57 years. Muslim News was published for 26 years, from December 1960 to August 1986. An estimated 670 fortnightly editions of the newspaper saw the light of day. Muslim Views was launched in September 1986 and has

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