Muslim women today have social networking, matrimonial sites, samoosa runs and matchmakers to help find the right husband. But it's still not easy.
The 20-year deadlock has been broken. The next step is to designate women as marriage officers, write Fatima Seedat and Farhana Ismail.
Revenge attacks are driving the Islamic population out of the Central African Republic and appear to be targeting children.
Muslim extremists have been targeting "blasphemous" moderates in Pakistan, driving adherents away from the Sufi-influenced Islamic tradition.
Reports of mosque closures and restrictions on wearing veils in public have surfaced despite Angola's president denying the country's ban on Islam.
Sunday Times editor Phylicia Oppelt has responded to the criticism of a cartoon by Zapiro that has angered Hindus, saying it is not disrespectful.
Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has lashed out at against racist comments directed at Muslim leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed.
A visiting British speaker says he is out to build understanding and dispel misconceptions.
Australian police say they are investigating after the remains of two pigs were dumped at the Muslim section of a cemetery.
Cape Town's culturally and historically-rich neighbourhood the Bo-Kaap is changing as it becomes more appealing to non-traditional residents.
The Hadith are indeed secondary to the Qur'an, but the Qur'an says nothing about Aisha's age at the time the marriage was consummated.
A group of Durban-based organisations want to arrest Tony Blair on charges of war crimes when he arrives in South Africa later this month.
Sikhs in Wisconsin in the US have been routinely abused and taunted before the temple shooting. Chris McGreal reports.
The Mail & Guardian brings you ten lesser known facts about Ramadan.
What female athletes wear should get less attention, but sports clothing can be a barrier to competition for many women who want to cover up.
Even in polite society, fear-mongering and negative stereotyping are now out of control -- as I know from bitter experience, writes Mehdi Hasan.
The suicide car bombing that killed at least 38 people in Nigeria has claimed victims across religious and ethnic lines, putting everyone at risk.
Some Muslims in South Africa have begun taking on tradition. And that is where things are getting heated with divisions bubbling to the surface.
Science and religion come into contact.