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As Ramadan draws to an end, another mosque attack claims two lives

A small group of worshippers, including the victims, were at the mosque for itikaf — an Islamic ritual of spiritual seclusion

Throwing the boeka at crime: How Muslims are reclaiming the streets

In Cape Town, residents of gang-riddled areas have found a novel way to use the Ramadan fast to protest against violence and creeping gentrification

Eid 2017 In South Africa: Here’s What You Need To Know

The Daily Vox team breaks down what Eid is all about and how it’s celebrated in South Africa.

Equal rites and Ramadan: Life in the fast lane

Times are changing, albeit slowly, particularly within the younger expat Arab communities living in the Gulf states, who live away from relatives.

Samoosas: triangulator of tradition

Iftaar is often a happy, shared repast, but preparing for the fast can be just as communal and significant.

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.