John Steenhuisen shoo-in for another term as DA leader at elective conference
Hannah Omarjee | firstname.lastname@example.org 30 March 2023| 11:30 CAT 3 min read John Steenhuisen is set to win another term as party leader ahead of the DA's elective conference on 2 April 2023. Both Steenhuisen and former Johannesburg mayor Mpho Phalatse are vying for...
Media Lens with Ebrahim Deen: Lebanon’s Daylight Saving Crisis
Hannah Omarjee | email@example.com 29 March 2023 | 17:00 CAT 2 min read Radio Islam International discussed this week's Media Lens with Ibrahim Deen. He highlighted Lebanon and the many challenges the country faces, especially regarding daylight saving....
Police fire tear gas as fresh protests erupt in Kenya despite a ban
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 2-minute read 28 March 2023 | 19:27 CAT Police in Kenya have used water cannons and tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who marched on Monday in the streets of the capital, Nairobi, defying a government...
US Voice President Kamala Harris in Africa to boost ties
Neelam Rahim | email@example.com 2-minute read 28 March 2023 | 17:56 CAT On Sunday, Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in Akra, Ghana, kicking off her week-long trip on the continent. Harris is the first black woman US Vice President to make her first trip to...
Expelling Rahul Gandhi from Parliament, Modi allies thwart a top rival
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 2-minute read 26 March 2023 |23:00 CAT The former leader of India’s main Opposition party has been disqualified as a lawmaker, a day after he was handed a two-year jail sentence for defamation, in a ruling his supporters say is...
What to expect after Iran, and Saudi Arabia agrees to restore ties
Neelam Rahim | email@example.com 2-minute read 25 March 2023 | 14:20 CAT The deal could have wide-ranging consequences, but building on it, analysts say, will prove the main challenge. Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations in a...
Biden, Netanyahu trade words amid Israel judicial reform protests
Fahmida Choonara | firstname.lastname@example.org 29 March 2023 | 17:30 CAT 1 min read Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu escalated a rare public dispute with US President Joe Biden on Tuesday, rejecting "pressure" from the White House after Biden...
All about Dates – Kajoor
Fahmida Choonara | email@example.com 23 March 2023 | 15:00 CAT 3 min read Brother Abdul Gani, the owner of Amina's Wonder Dates, spoke to Radio Islam International about dates, his foray into the business world and the creation of Amina's Wonder Dates. Gani...
Once proud Rahima Moosa Hospital is now a filthy and unsafe facility: Obudsman
Neelam Rahim | firstname.lastname@example.org 2-minute read 17 March 2023 | 20:57 CAT South Africa’s health ombudsman has released a bombshell report into the dire conditions for pregnant women and babies in the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital in Johannesburg. The...
Businessman attacked in Burgersfort
Hannah Omarjee | email@example.com 13:03:2023 | 13:00 PM CAT 2 min read Hafidh Mohammed Tayob, a businessman in Burgersfort, said, "Justice makes no sense at all. The innocents are charged, and the guilty have rights," as he recounted the incident that nearly...
UK proposal to halt migrants
Mumtaz Moosa | firstname.lastname@example.org 09:03:2023 | 15:00 PM CAT 1 min read For years the British government had been wrestling with how to deal with the migration crisis it faced, as many migrants enter the UK illegally, often in small inflatable boats. In 2016 Britain’s...
Attorneys feasted on state-capture projects without facing any accountability
Neelam Rahim | email@example.com 2-minute read 25 February 2023 | 19:42 CAT Lawyers and law firms were instrumental in the decade-long State Capture project. From prestigious Sandton white shoe firms to crooked small-time attorneys – they all fattened their bank...
Teenagers hurt themselves to regulate emotions
Nina Bambeni | firstname.lastname@example.org 28 March 2023 | 12:00 PM CAT 2 min read Self-harm, a growing concern among teenagers, is deliberately inflicting pain and damage to one's body using cutting, burning, scratching, and self-poisoning through medication or substances...
How much free time do you need to be happy?
Hannah Omarjee | email@example.com 27 March 2023 | 09:00 CAT 2 min read More free time does not always equate to more happiness. Happiness is subjective. What makes one person happy may not have the same effect on another person. There are different versions...
Getting the proper nutrition during Ramadan
Muhammad Bham | firstname.lastname@example.org 30 March 2023| 11:15 CAT 3 min read Traditionally Muslims around the world break their fast with dates, but in Lebanon, dried apricot is also added to the diet when breaking the fast. Soup is another meal added to the diet for...
What to eat and what to avoid at suhoor
Fahmida Choonara | email@example.com 27 March 2023 | 09:00 CAT 2 min read Faaizah Laher, a dietician at The Garden City Hospital, spoke to Radio Islam International about what foods and drinks to enjoy at suhoor and which should be avoided. Suhoor is a...
Q & A
Salaah With Animate Pictures on Bank Notes| Late Payment of Utility Bills & Zakaat on Rental Income
1) Is it permissible to perform Salaah with bank notes of animate objects in one’s pocket? 2) What is the ruling with regards to paying a fine because of late payment of utility bills? 3) Is there Zakaat on rental income?...
Swine Gelatine| Website for Haraam Restaurant & Paying Accounts of Deceased
1)Can I sell candy that contains swine gelatine? 2) Is it permissible to set up a website for Non-Halaal restaurants? 3) Can I read the Holy Quran on the bus when traveling to and from work? 4)Who should pay my father's account?...
Zimbabweans head to the polls as electoral commission begins voting campaign
US Vice President Kamila Harris visits Africa to strengthen relations
How To Attain A Fulfilling Life – Mufti Yusuf Moosagie
Masjid Mansoor | Port Elizabeth 1) Individual Spirituality 2) Personal Care 3) Family Time 4) Lower Your Expectations 5) Avoid Comparing Yourself To Others Click the link to listen to the lecture
4 Signs of Insincerity – Mufti Yusuf Moosagie
Mahmood bin Labeeb R.A. narrates that Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said; إنَّ أخْوَفَ ما أخافُ عليكم الشِّركُ الأصْغَرُ، قالوا: وما الشِّركُ الأصْغَرُ يا رسولَ اللهِ؟ قال: الرِّياءُ؛ يقولُ اللهُ عزَّ وجلَّ لهم يومَ القِيامةِ إذا جُزِيَ الناسُ بأعمالِهم: اذْهَبوا...
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Improving posture and reducing back pain – Dr Amena Karodia
Rewards of Good Deeds
We all desire the Mercy of Allah to descend upon us and to envelope us. The person who has been blessed to be entered into the Mercy of Allah can never go astray and will never be lost or left wanting. In fact, many times even in our dua we ask Allah to enshroud us in...
Rewards of Good Deeds
We work really hard to earn and to acquire the material adornments of this world, the wealth, the beautiful houses, the fast cars, etc. But the reality is that all these things are temporary and can be snatched from us in the blinking of an eye. Theft, hijackings,...
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