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South Africa Mosques to Open Doors on Heritage Day - About Islam

South Africa Mosques to Open Doors on Heritage Day

Forty-four mosques across South Africa will open their doors to the public on September 24 to mark the Heritage Day, promote social cohesion, and encourage the building of the rainbow nation, Rising Sun Overport reported Wednesday. “On Heritage Day, South Africans engage with and learn about other cultures, celebrate their history and how far we …

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UK Muslim Activist Launches Bid for West Midlands Mayor

UK Muslim Activist Launches Bid for West Midlands Mayor

Outspoken British Muslim anti-war activist,Salma Yaqoob, has announced her plans to see the Labour nomination as West Midlands Mayor, Birmingham Mail reported. “Excited to announce that I’m running for West Midlands Metro Mayor, seeking selection from @WMLabour Party members to be their candidate. It’s time for a new politics #ForTheMany. It’s time for one of …

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Hair Salon for Muslim Women Opens in Tokyo.

Hair Salon for Muslim Women Opens in Tokyo

A new beauty center in Tokyo is offering Muslim women special amenities, giving them privacy, prayer mats, and alcohol-free shampoo, The Asahi Shimbun reported Wednesday. “The service is very nice, as it offers a sense of relief,” Dhyah, 24, a student from Indonesia who has lived in Japan for six years and uses the hair …

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Muslim Eco Ladies Cut Waste at Thornhill Mosque - About Islam

Muslim Eco Ladies Cut Waste at Thornhill Mosque

A local mosque in Thornhill, Toronto has succeeded in cutting down its carbon footprint, following a special effort to cut waste and promote greet dinners at the center, The Star reported. The effort at the Jaffari Community Center started one night in 2013 after its members noticed mountains of plastic waste after a Ramadan iftar. …

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