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Surviving Covid-19 — and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah reduces Islamophobia

Salah’s popularity is particularly notable. One popular chant heard around Anfield these days goes like this: 'Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah, Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah'

A call to action to keep SA’s religious rainbow intact

It would be remiss to underplay the seriousness of one complaint of noise pollution against the azaan

Tensions rise over burials of New Zealand shooting victims

New Zealand officials said at least one body would be returned Sunday night, and that all 50 should be back with their families by Wednesday

Hijabis face fear and ignorance

The debate about what Muslim women in Nigeria can put on their heads is getting more heated

Muslims caught in Austrian election crossfire

Major political parties in Austria are openly endorsing anti-Islam messages in their campaigns ahead of the country's elections next month

Germany on guard against election hacks, fake news

Media outlets ramped up fact-checking teams and political parties pledged not to use campaign bots

‘All Muslims, I want to kill all Muslims.’: London terror attack suspect arrested

At least one man dead and 10 others injured after a man rammed his van into worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque, police say.

Warning: Canada is not what you think it is, ey

If you assume Canada is a welcoming haven from the bile and divisiveness in the age of Trump, you may be mistaken.

Yes, be worried about the hate Bill

The Bill has value but poses challenges for civil society. Does it limit freedom of expression and is it a false remedy for a serious problem?

‘Liberal’ countries are stoking paranoia about all things Muslim

The US, Australia and the UK have measures in place and have passed laws based on Islamophobia.

Letters to the editor: November 27 to December 3 2015

While one reader sees Islam as an 'aggressive religion', another blames the West for the damage caused by colonialism - and scapegoating Muslims.

Three Muslim students killed in North Carolina university town

A gunman killed three students in Chapel Hill before turning himself in, but the police are keeping mum about his motive.

#IllRideWithYou campaign aims to overcome Islamophobia after Sydney attack

Muslims who fear public retribution after an extremist attack in Sydney are being supported by ordinary people in solidarity against Islamophobia.

Angola govt denies Islam ban despite mosque closures, attacks

Reports of mosque closures and restrictions on wearing veils in public have surfaced despite Angola's president denying the country's ban on Islam.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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