Latest articles on Ramadan

Love of food in places we love

The connection between the preparation, consumption and sharing of food is a sacred one

Hawks: Malmesbury mosque attack not linked to ‘extremists’

The police have confirmed that Nur Arawal had a history of mental health illness

Women of Waqf start a movement

Mosque access fight has opened up the debate about gender for South African Muslims

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

Tunisia’s ‘free thinkers’ take on Muslim majority in David and Goliath fight

The organisation wants a secular state and people’s constitutional rights to be respected

Auction group cancels sale of historic burial land in Bo-Kaap

'If those developers start digging, they’re going to find the remains of our ancestors,” says Igsaan Higgins, who argued against the sale'

All the women in me are tired

As the initial joy of Ramadan wears off, the labour of fielding prejudice creeps in

Bo-Kaap unites in protest to hold onto heritage

The inner city suburb, internationally renowned for its colourful houses, has had enough of private developers and city officials

‘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.

Ramadan 2016: How the fast can help your health

Some research suggests that fasting not only has spiritual benefits but physical ones as well.

Fashion houses tap into the Muslim consumer market

From halaal travel sites to haute fashion, Islam’s commercial offshoots are racking up big sales.

How to handle Ramadan headaches

Ramadan is meant to be a calm, spiritual time, but headaches triggered by fasting can ruin this special observance for many. Learn how to handle them.

Eid marked by sorrow in the Gaza Strip

As many people around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan, in Gaza Strip - battered by weeks of fighting - the holiday was marked by tears.

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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