Zubeida Jaffer

Charlotte Maxeke: A woman of firsts

In 1902 she fought for emancipation, including that of women, and was the first black South African to graduate with a BSc

BOOK REVIEW: Understanding Sharia Islamic law in a globalised world

This book is a must read for those seeking to understand an important worldview that no longer remains hidden in the sands of the desert

​We must fuss about Davos – to craft a fair economic order

The world’s business leaders gather to shape a financial system that enriches them, causing financial crises and increasing the inequality gap.

Heralded heroine: Why is Charlotte Maxeke’s life such a blurry memory for SA?

Why a book on Charlotte Maxeke? Zubeida Jaffer explains how this extraordinary woman should be remembered in South Africa today.

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