Sharia Law

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

Mass arrests of Nigerian ‘gay’ men

Numerous men suspected of being homosexual were arrested and have not yet had a court hearing.

FNB shakes up sharia division

After a probe into claims of conflicts of interest and misappropriation of funds, FNB's Islamic Finance subdivision is set for serious restructuring.

Barrister calls for wider literacy of Sharia law

Barrister Sadakat Kadri has called for the UK to be more Sharia-literate, while arguing Islamic law can be compatible with human rights legislation.

Rich Egyptians weigh emigration as Islamists surge

Egypt's fashionable and rich elite fear a victory for the Muslim Brotherhood and hardline Salafis in the first phase of parliamentary elections.

Sharia must be preserved

The draft Muslim Marriages Bill has caused waves in the Muslim community and support for the legal process has not been unqualified.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it