Mr Selwyn is now a pastor

2017-09-19 10:54

Well-known rapper talks about his new path

Philippine troops rescue abducted Catholic priest

2017-09-18 12:44

Philippine officials say government forces have rescued a Roman Catholic priest and another civilian who were among dozens of people abducted in Marawi.

Australian senator argues for burqa ban in public places

2017-09-14 21:32

An Australian senator who a month ago provoked an angry backlash by wearing a burqa in Parliament, has urged lawmakers to ban full-face Islamic coverings in public places.

Muslim nations condemn Myanmar's 'brutal acts'

2017-09-11 05:14

The Organisation of Islamic Co-operation has condemned Myanmar for "systematic brutal acts" against its Muslim Rohingya minority and asked it to accept international monitors.

Phindile Gwala leaves acting for preaching

2017-09-04 11:00

The actress branches out of soapie-ville to pursue her true calling

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid as hajj enters final days

2017-09-01 13:06

Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha holiday as some two million Muslim pilgrims carry out the final rites of the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Hopes fade for Qatar residents to perform hajj

2017-08-31 06:28

Saudi Arabia's decision to close its embassy in Doha has stopped many residents from performing the pilgrimage to Mecca this year.

Muslim marriages must be declared legally valid, court hears

2017-08-29 12:31

A class action suit to redress injustices with regard to Muslim marriages is underway in the Western Cape High Court.

Saudi Arabia reopens border to Qatari pilgrims despite tensions

2017-08-18 12:15

Qatari hajj pilgrims have begun crossing into Saudi Arabia after Riyadh reopened the border in a move that Doha welcomed, but saw as "politically motivated".

Commission taking 'Satan-slayer' prophet's threats seriously

2017-08-16 21:09

The CRL Rights Commission’s chairperson says she is taking self-confessed Pastor Paseka ‘Mboro’ Motsoeneng’s threats against her seriously.


Suu Kyi appeals to global community over Rohingya crisis

2017-09-19 08:57

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has reached out to the global community in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried as "ethnic cleansing".

Malaysia police arrest 7 teens linked to deadly fire

2017-09-17 06:16

The police chief in Malaysia's capital says authorities have arrested seven teenagers suspected of intentionally starting a deadly blaze an Islamic boarding school that killed 23 people.

Sporting a black eye, pope urges Colombians to reconcile

2017-09-11 08:36

Pope Francis has wrapped up his Colombia trip by honouring a fellow Jesuit who ministered to African slaves and urging Colombians to follow his lead in working for a more peaceful future.

Opposing views of Muslim marriage clash in court

2017-09-05 07:20

The Women's Legal Centre is asking the Western Cape High Court to provide legal protection for married Muslim women and their children.

Muslim pilgrims mark final Hajj rite with 'Stoning of Devil'

2017-09-02 07:08

In stifling heat, a Saudi security guard sprayed Muslim pilgrims with water as they advanced through Mina for the final rite of the hajj, the "Stoning of the Devil" that has proved lethal in past years.

State fails to protect women in Muslim marriages, says advocate

2017-09-01 05:05

There is a need for "coherent clear legislation" to provide for the protection of women in Muslim marriages, the Women's Legal Centre has told the Western Cape High Court.

Nigerian televangelist faces new charge

2017-08-29 21:25

A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls is now facing an additional charge for being in South Africa illegally.

Bid to have Muslim marriage declared legally valid to be heard court

2017-08-28 05:00

A class action suit to have Muslim marriages declared legally valid in South Africa will be heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Backlash as anti-Muslim senator wears burqa in Australian parliament

2017-08-18 08:10

An Australian senator has provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers.

The return of a queen

2017-08-16 10:11

Iyaya talks about her relationship with God, her ex Arthur Mafokate and daughter

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