Reserve Bank hikes rates by another 50 basis points
Neelam Rahim | email@example.com 2-minute read 27 May 2023 | 19:16 CAT As was expected, the Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee has decided to hike the repo rate by 50 basis points. Economists were hoping for no change or at least only 25 points. This means...
Cholera outbreak continue to claim more lives in Hammanskraal
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 2-minute read 27 May 2023 | 13:36 CAT Seventeen people have now died following the cholera outbreak in the Hammanskraal area. At least 165 people are being treated, mainly at the Jubilee District Hospital, of whom 18 were...
The Africa Report with Tendai Marima
Annisa Essack | email@example.com 23 May 2023 | 17:00 CAT 2 min read Tendai Marima, speaking to Radio Islam International, says that the economy in Zimbabwe is turbulent due to the RTGS Dollar losing value rapidly. However, she further explained that the "black...
Uncertainty and fear persist as the one-week Sudan truce begins
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 2-minute read 24 May 2023 | 15:40 CAT Witnesses in the Sudanese capital reported clashes and air strikes minutes after a one-week humanitarian ceasefire took effect on Monday night, with the smell of smoke still lingering after...
Sinan Ogun backs Erdogan
Annisa Essack | email@example.com 24 May 2023 | 15:30 CAT 2 min read Dr Muhammet Kocak, a foreign policy analyst based in Ankara, spoke to Radio Islam International on the Turkish Election Run-Off due on Sunday, 28 May 2023. Turkish citizens living abroad have...
French authorities begin demolition of vast Mayotte shantytown
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 2-minute read 23 May 2023 | 21:06 CAT Authorities on the French Indian Ocean Island of Mayotte on Monday began demolishing homes in a large slum in an operation against sub-standard housing and illegal migration. Diggers started...
West Bank: Israel must stop the demolition of Palestinian schools
Neelam Rahim | email@example.com 2-minute read 27 May 2023 | 13:52 CAT Over 6,550 Palestinian students face life without an education unless Israel cancels demolition orders for 57 schools in the occupied West Bank. Most of the 57 schools have been built in Area...
Taliban appoint Mawlawi Abdul Kabir as Afghanistan’s caretaker Prime Minister
Annisa Essack | firstname.lastname@example.org 22 May 2023 | 17:00 CAT 2 min read The supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Haibitullah Akhund, confirmed Wednesday they had appointed a caretaker prime minister to oversee daily affairs. Mawlawi Abdul Kabir has replaced...
Gift of the Givers delivers thousands of litres of drinking water to cholera-stricken Hammanskraal
Neelam Rahim | email@example.com 2-minute read 24 May 2023 | 15:00 CAT Aid organization Gift of Givers has distributed thousands of litres of bottled water in Hammanskraal. The area, which includes the Jubilee District Hospital, is in the grip of a cholera...
Sabahul Muslim Personality of the week – Ebrahim Abed
Fahmida Choonara | firstname.lastname@example.org 18 May 2023 | 14:00 CAT 2 min read With the month of Hajj only a few weeks away, Ebrahim Abed, who has performed Hajj on many occasions, was the perfect guest for this week's profile. He embarked on his first Hajj journey...
Trust in Ramaphosa is failing months before the 2024 elections
Neelam Rahim | email@example.com 3-minute read 23 May 2023 | 20:56 CAT We are moving closer and closer to the 2024 national elections, although the date has yet to be gazetted. Political parties are already in full electioneering mode, with the ANC trying its...
Why buying Contact lenses online is not a great idea
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 3-minute read 13 May 2023 | 15:35 CAT There has been an outcry by optometrists, as untested and tested contact lenses can now be bought online and even by some home industries. Optometrists have taken to social media to comment...
How do you keep warm during winter?
Mumtaz Moosa | email@example.com 24th May 2023 | 17:00 CAT 2 min read With temperatures dropping drastically and loadshedding, people have started to look at economical and cost-effective ways to stay warm during the long winter nights. With loadshedding, some fantastic...
Are you guilty of too much screen time?
Fahmida Choonara | firstname.lastname@example.org 23 May 2023 | 18:00 CAT 2 min read Screen time includes watching television, using an iPad, computers, cellphones, gaming etc.; too much of this dramatically affects children and adults. There have been ongoing studies...
How the Qur’an changed an Atheists life, and the growth of Islam
Fahmida Choonara | email@example.com 23 May 2023 | 19:30 CAT 2 min read An Atheist is an individual who has no belief in a God, the existence of God or that a God creates anything. A 22-year-old American, who at 18 disregarded religion, didn't feel the need...
Bidding farewell to and keeping the blessings of Ramadhan with us
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 2-minute read 20 April 2023 | 16:35 CAT The arrival of Ramadhan is a whole different feeling. Throughout the year, Muslims worldwide are torn out from their daily routines, excessive work stress and whatnot, only to find solace...
Q & A
Is it Permissible for Women to Cut or Trim their Hair?
Click the link to listen to the answer by Mufti Yusuf Moosagie
Is it necessary to cover one’s Satr when alone in a room?
Answer: Yes, it is necessary (wajib) to cover one’s minimum nakedness (between the navel and knee for both men and women), even when alone. The exception is when there is a need, such as taking a shower, relieving oneself, or changing one’s clothes. Even in such...
Sudan fighting seized following a truce by military and paramilitary – Eujin Byun
State of nature reserves is dire to SA climate future – Ian Little
Empathy – Mufti Yusuf Moosagie
Empathy is considered to be one of the highest human qualities. Empathy is the ability to emotionally understand: (1)what other people are feeling, (2) see things from their point of view and (3) put yourself in that person’s position. 60% of thoughts are...
How To Soften Your Heart In Ramadan
- We are not feeling the true spirituality of Ramadan because our hearts have become hard. - Ibn Qaiyim: “ The greatest punishment from Almighty Allah is a hard heart.” - Sin, love for the world, excessive laughter, and overindulgence in eating and drinking have...
The Reward For The Thikar of Almighty Allah – Mufti Yusuf Moosagie
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What is Nutrition
So yesterday the 28th of May was World Nutrition Day, therefore, this week we will try to understand what is nutrition and its importance and benefits. What is Nutrition? Nutrition is the study of how food and drink affects our bodies with special regard to the...
How to Stop Over-Thinking
Research shows thinking less about a problem might actually be the key to developing better solutions. Here are a few ways to stop overthinking. Distract Yourself Rather than sit and think about a problem for endless amounts of time, you can distract yourself for a...
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