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Letters to the Editor: November 16 to 22
Letters to the Editor: November 16 to 22
After several years of weak growth and rising unemployment, news that the private sector has pledged to invest nearly R290-billion in the South...
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
The United Nations Human Rights Council has said France's face veil ban is a violation of women's rights, as it called for a review of the...
Active citizenship, a social contract, Islam and democracy in Egypt
Active citizenship, a social contract, Islam and democracy in Egypt
The Arab Spring that swept across North Africa in 2011 brought the...
Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
Armed militants are burning villages and beheading civilians in northern Mozambique — and no one knows who they are, or what they want....
Mauritius: Paradise for who?
Mauritius: Paradise for who?
Carou Labonne has always been proud of Mauritius, the island she calls home. “I’ve always said it is paradise,” she says.
Mozambique’s own version of Boko Haram is tightening its deadly grip
Mozambique’s own version of Boko Haram is tightening its deadly grip
Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province is being held to ransom by an Islamist guerrilla movement. After months of skirmishes between police and...
Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track
Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track
Libya has been politically unstable since 2011 when a successful uprising against Muammar Gaddafi’s longstanding regime left a power vacuum. A transitional government was elected...
Islam and the first feminists
Islam and the first feminists
Women in Islam have slayed (with the sword and otherwise) for years. It’s a fact. But these facts are secrets. Just don’t read the Qur’an...
You lose some, you love some
You lose some, you love some
When the sun
Slice Of Life: Find a purpose in faith
Slice Of Life: Find a purpose in faith
My parents told me this story about a talk they once heard. The person giving the talk was asked when they embraced Islam and they told the story...
Letters to the editor: August 19 to 25 2016
Letters to the editor: August 19 to 25 2016
Dear Hansie Smit,

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