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Daily News Analysis

Clover Sellout to Apartheid Israel Faces Resistance

Iqbal Jassat

Jumada' al-Akhirah 06, 14402019-02-11

What is it about Clover Dairy's (South African company) proposed sellout to Israel's Central Bottling Company (CBC) that has everyone up in arms?

Daily News Analysis

Khashoggi’s Brutal Murder: How Safe are South African Critics of Saudi Arabia?

Iqbal Jassat

Safar 05, 14402018-10-14

What certainty do South African critics of Saudi Arabia have that they will not face the same tragic fate that befell Jamal Khashoggi?

Daily News Analysis

Apartheid South Africa vs Apartheid Israel

Dr Aayesha Soni

Jumada' al-Akhirah 11, 14392018-02-27

This year, the 14th Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) will be commemorated in nearly 200 cities around the world. Commonly referred to as IAW, I as a South African do not think that a more apt name could have been chosen to highlight the atrocities carried out on a daily basis by the Israeli Zionist regime.

Islamic Movement

Spreading the Culture of Waqf Giving

Khalil Abdul-Rahman

Shawwal 07, 14382017-07-01

When Muslims were in power, they established many Auqaf (plural of Waqf—Islamic Trust) that sustained Islamic projects. This needs to be revived as Waqf South Africa is doing with a number of schools.

Daily News Analysis

ANC condemns Zionist crimes, Canada’s NDP supports them

Crescent International

Ramadan 16, 14352014-07-14

Canadian political parties have become cravenly pro-zionist. Even the so-called leftist NDP has come out in support of the zionists without any concern for the Palestinians suffering zionist crimes and barbarism.

Editor's Desk

Understanding South Africa’s elections

Crescent International

Sha'ban 03, 14352014-06-01

The people of South Africa have once again reposed confidence in the African National Congress but there are challenges ahead both from the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Front (EFF) that have made inroads in urban and rural areas respectively.

Daily News Analysis

Ex-SA envoy to speak at Israeli Apartheid Week events in Canada

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 02, 14352014-03-03

There is a great deal in common between South African and Israeli apartheid policies. There are also many differences with the zionists often surpassing even the Afrikaaners. Who is better placed than an anti-apartheid struggler of South Africa to talk about these issues? Yusuf “Jojo” Saloojee, a former South African ambassador will speak at Israeli Apartheid Week events across Canada.

Islamic Movement

Your struggle is my pride, my son

Naeem Jeenah

Rabi' al-Thani 29, 14352014-03-01

In this letter, Naeen Jeenah, a socio-political activist in South Africa, expresses pride over his son’s activism at the University of Johannesburg landing him in prison for fighting for student rights.

Special Reports

Israeli apartheid through the South African lens

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 29, 14352014-03-01

In their book, Why Israel?, Suraya Dadoo and Firoz Osman compare Israeli apartheid with that practiced by the apartheid regime in South Africa and not only find striking parallels but also the extreme form Zionist apartheid has taken. The result is an exciting and informative book.

Opinion

Experience of apartheid

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14352014-01-02

Apartheid had a devastating impact not only on the blacks but anyone classified as “non-white” in South Africa. The tiny white minority usurped the bulk of the country’s resources and exploited the rest for its own selfish ends.

Special Reports

Tribute to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Abdul Kader Kurtha

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14352014-01-02

Nelson Mandela was a remarkable person. He not only overcame his adversaries in the political struggle but also outshone them morally by working for reconciliation after apartheid ended.

Daily News Analysis

Mandela, 95, bids farewell to the world

Crescent International

Safar 02, 14352013-12-05

Nelson Mandela, the first popularly elected president of post-apartheid South Africa died today at home in Johannesburg. He was 95. Surrounded by family, he breathed his last at around 8:50 pm local time. This was announced by a sombre Jacob Zuma, the current president of South Africa, on TV. He said a “light had gone out in the world.” Mandela would be given a state funeral. All flags were ordered to fly at half-mast.

Special Reports

Nelson Mandela’s complicated legacy

Ayesha Alam

Shawwal 24, 14342013-09-01

Nelson Mandela has become an international icon principally because of his long struggle against apartheid. In post-apartheid South Africa, his legacy of resistance, however, has had mixed reaction without taking away anything from his personal charisma.

News & Analysis

The Spanish armada invaded Africa and conquered the world

Abdul Kader Kurtha

Rajab 18, 14312010-07-01

Sounds a trifle confusing, but it really isn’t. “Why?” you might ask, because La Roja (the Spanish) are soccer champions of the world and deservedly so. Described as the most successful World Cup ever, Africa and South Africa.

Main Stories

Fifa 2010 threat: does it have to be al-Qaeda only?

Iqbal Jassat

Jumada' al-Ula' 16, 14312010-05-01

Media would correctly argue that its function as a public watchdog is to disseminate news and information...

News & Analysis

EL AL scandal an affront to South Africa’s dignity

Iqbal Jassat

Rabi' al-Thani 16, 14312010-04-01

Mention EL AL and O.R. Tambo in a single sentence and you are likely to conjure up images of a spooky environment. Perhaps more damning for South Africa, EL AL and Oliver R. Tambo may also symbolize the shaky grounds of a legacy inherited from the ghostly past of apartheid...

World

South African ties to Israel come under strain over Ghazzah

Iqbal Jassat

Safar 05, 14302009-02-01

Has the internal rumpus within the ruling African National Congress (ANC) had an impact on South Africa’s foreign policy? Or is it that an Israel gone mad has led Pretoria to re-assess its ties with the former apartheid sanction-busting state?

Reflections

Taking The Ascendant Qur’an to South Africa

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 01, 14292008-09-01

That the first volume of The Ascendant Qur'an, Imam Muhammad al-Asi's new tafseer of the Qur’an, would be well received inSouth Africa was never in doubt, given his great popularity within the Muslim community; what was unclear was the degree of support it would receive.

Reflections

Taking Imam al-Asi’s tafseer to South Africa

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 29, 14292008-08-01

Two months may be too short a time to present an accurate assessment of the impact of Imam Muhammad al-Asi’s tafseer, The Ascendant Qur’an, but the contours of its reception are already clear. Most people have been impressed by its fine production quality, contrasting it with the poor quality of Islamic literature often produced elsewhere in the Muslim world.

Reflections

The impressive strength of South African Muslims

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 24, 14262005-06-01

Few Muslim communities in a minority situation have given more support to fellow Muslims around the world than the small but dynamic Muslim community in South Africa. Whether it is victims of the tsunami or the endless wars to which Muslims are subjected in different parts of the world, the South African Muslims stand out for their compassion and generosity.

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