South Africa is locked into a shaky future of coalitions, and we can’t wait for the politicians to save us

By Imraan Buccus Given our lack of a shared national vision, the immaturity of many of our politicians and the normalisation of dishonesty, insult and general crudity in our public sphere, it is possible we will…

‘It’s scary’: Azeem Rafiq says English cricket rife with racism

Former cricketer Azeem Rafiq has told a British parliamentary inquiry that he was “humiliated” by the racist abuse he suffered at Yorkshire cricket club. In more than an hour of testimony on Tuesday, Rafiq, who…

Afghanistan ‘on the brink of catastrophe’ – UN envoy tells international community

“To abandon the Afghan people now would be a historic mistake – a mistake that has been made before with tragic consequences”, the UN special said, reports Al-Jazeera The UN envoy for Afghanistan says the country…

Did Moti family pay a R50-m ransom for the release of kidnapped children?

There’s been another kidnapping, this time of an 8-year-old girl outside her school in Mayfair, Johannesburg, writes Al Qalam and News 24 The Modi family has denied media reports that a R50-million ransom, allegedly “paid in bundles of…

Israel pageant controversy: ‘The CEO behind Miss SA also represents the Zionist group, Jewish National Fund!’

Stephanie Weil’s stubborn stance in advocating for Miss SA’s involvement in the Miss Universe pageant next month now makes perfect sense, writes Dr. Ahmed Haroon Jazbhay of the Media Review Network The past week has…

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X: why they were regarded as ‘Blood Brothers’

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X: why they were regarded as ‘Blood Brothers’

Tasmi Quazi-Bodhanya The Netflix documentary “Blood Brothers” is a riveting must-watch film in the wake of the resurrection of the Black Lives…

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Paruk ready to shake up eThekwini

Paruk ready to shake up eThekwini

Community activist Ahmed Paruk whose ActionSA party secured a seat in the Durban Municipality, says he will work to stop the rot…

Lower voter turnout, ANC losses and our “KZN problem”

By Imraan Buccus This election has seen the lowest voter…

‘If you don’t vote, then don’t complain in future’ – SAMNET

Voting is an important part of being an active citizen,…

Seven Muslim NGO’s push to rebuild Isipingo Fresh Produce Market

This pilot project by the group is the beginning of…