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Fatima Asmal-Motala

Fatima Asmal-Motala

    Middle East politics hits charity
    Middle East politics hits charity
    A South African ­charity that assists ­Palestinian orphans has decided to seek ­government intervention after two local banks froze its...
    Hands off our revered president Zuma
    Hands off our revered president Zuma
    Comedians who have perfected Jacob Zuma's manner of speaking are unlikely to be affected by a law ­proposed by the South African Communist...
    Palestine billboard provokes legal action
    Palestine billboard provokes legal action
    “We have decided to take legal action for the withdrawal of the advertisement by Continental Outdoor Media,” said Muhammed Desai,...
    Durban migrants claim police blackmail, victimisation
    Durban migrants claim police blackmail, victimisation
    It is not the most attractive of living environments. Brick-red shipping containers stacked one on top of the other line a dark passage that leads to...
    Massive adverts map occupation of Palestinian land
    Massive adverts map occupation of Palestinian land
    A local businessperson has forked out more than R350 000 for the erection of 12 billboards across South Africa that graphically explain the...
    Afghan attack 'a gross injustice', says SA's muslim community
    Afghan attack 'a gross injustice', says SA's muslim community
    Afghan group Hezb-e-Islami claimed responsibility for the
    Cycling: Greg Minnaar goes downhill to the top
    Cycling: Greg Minnaar goes downhill to the top
    Greg Minnaar claimed the biggest prize in downhill mountain bike racing earlier this month when he won the International Cycling Union's Mountain...
    Anger grows over invite to Tony Blair
    Anger grows over invite to Tony Blair
    Blair will be in the country to participate in the Discovery Invest Leadership Summit.
    KwaZulu-Natal commended for halting Israel trips
    KwaZulu-Natal commended for halting Israel trips
    A South African pro-Palestinian lobby group has welcomed the news that a delegation of mayors and other members of several KwaZulu-Natal...
    Chad Le Clos's primary school swims in Olympic glory
    Chad Le Clos's primary school swims in Olympic glory
    "I know his fighting spirit," said Lindsay Manthey, a grade seven teacher and swimming coach at Penzance Primary School in Durban, which Le...
    Ripping off the dead is big business
    Ripping off the dead is big business
    These syndicates work hand in hand with mortuary workers to compile fraudulent documentation that makes it possible for them to lodge substantial...
    Hellish mortuary scenes haunt the memories of loved ones
    Hellish mortuary scenes haunt the memories of loved ones
    Blair Trouchet was a patient at a drug rehabil­itation centre when she died early last year, but her aunt Lynda Smit remembers her as a...