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Sumayya Ismail

Sumayya Ismail

    The many faces of Islam
    The many faces of Islam
    Muslims are more than just Muslims. They are artists, homosexuals, feminists, theologians, politicians, fundamentalists, culturalists, modernists...
    Are ATM blasts fizzling out?
    Are ATM blasts fizzling out?
    Four automated teller machines (ATMs) were blown up in separate incidents around the country in the past week.
    Blind survival on the streets of Johannesburg
    Blind survival on the streets of Johannesburg
    Jennifer Khumalo stands meekly at an intersection on Jan Smuts Avenue in Rosebank, Johannesburg. In a black skirt and striped blue-and-white jersey...
    Africa's young refugees fall through the cracks in SA
    Africa's young refugees fall through the cracks in SA
    Isabelle Wirimana was nine years old the last time she saw her family. All she remembers of fleeing their house in Kigali, Rwanda, during the 1994...
    Nine from SA in line for top journalism award
    Nine from SA in line for top journalism award
    The 26 finalists for the 2007 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year award were announced this week, with nine of them from South Africa,...
    Lesotho journalist charged with treason
    Lesotho journalist charged with treason
    A regional chairperson of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa), Thabo Thakalekola, was on Monday night released from jail in Maseru on...
    Report of Proudly SA crisis 'half wrong'
    Report of Proudly SA crisis 'half wrong'
    Dalene du Preez, spokesperson for the Proudly South African brand, on Thursday said Business Day newspaper had got it "half wrong" when it...
    Refugees in SA: 'The job is not finished'
    Refugees in SA: 'The job is not finished'
    In commemoration of World Refugee Day on Wednesday, the Johannesburg City Hall hosted numerous NGOs and civil society groups that came together to...
    Park life
    Park life
    It's 2pm and 16 degrees Celsius. Council workers in green overalls are side by side, unravelling rolls of kikuyu grass on to recently flattened...
    Perlman 'thrilled to be back on radio'
    Perlman 'thrilled to be back on radio'
    Last week John Perlman, the former host of SAfm's morning show, started a new chapter at Gauteng regional radio station Kaya FM, hosting Today...
    Book reviews
    Book reviews
    A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam (John Murray)
    Lion King comes 'back home'
    Lion King comes 'back home'
    Raising her voice above the quiet auditorium, Buyisile Zama, as Rafiki, lifts up her bead-lined arms and bellows a welcoming song.