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Cape Town Jews Host Ramadan Iftar

Bringing followers of the two faiths closer, Cape Town synagogue hosted a special iftar on Saturday, allowing Muslims and Jews to observe iftar and Sabbath together.

Book on Hajj Journey Dispels Myths of Islam

Emphasizing the spiritual and peaceful aspects of Islam, a South Africa Muslim social cohesion advocate released on Sunday, November 6, a new book documenting the life-time journey of hajj, offering a different image of Islam

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: Troublemaker or Peacemaker?

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in December 2013. It’s re-highlighted today marking Nelson Mandela International Day for freedom, justice and democracy. Each time Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital, the nation held its breath. “Would these be his final moments?” we would anxiously ponder. But then, he would be released and he …

S. Africa Lawyers Want Shimon Perez Arrested

Anticipating the visit by the former Israeli President Shimon Perez to South Africa, a Muslim lawyers association has filed an official request with authorities to have him arrested when he enters the country next week.

Muslims in Post-Apartheid South Africa

University of KwaZulu-Natal Associate Professor Goolam Vahed provides us with perspectives on the integration experience of South African Muslims and the diversity that characterizes the Muslim community.

Muslims Under South African Apartheid

Prior to the introduction of the law of racial segregation in South Africa, there was relative peace between the people. Before Apartheid became law, it came into existence slowly, because of some white’s notion of their own supremacy, and their desire to control those people they considered inferior to themselves.



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