We tried the bacon burger for which Burger King gave up its fully-halaal status in South Africa – and we were distinctly underwhelmed

2019-09-18 11:10

After six years in operation, the arrival of bacon at Burger King South Africa was eagerly anticipated. But we were not impressed by the Bacon King.

These are all the Burger King restaurants in South Africa that will no longer be halaal from September

2019-08-15 15:25

From 1 September 44 Burger Kings in SA will no longer be halaal, as the chain introduces pork products. Most of the outlets to change their status are in Gauteng, with none in KwaZulu-Natal.

Greater 'trust factor' as halal certification meets Islamic fintech

2018-12-12 09:26

There's a fresh solution in the offing for Muslim consumers facing uncertainty over Halal certifications: verification via blockchain.

Cape Town stepping up to tap into $220bn Muslim travel sector

2018-05-29 17:08

SA has been ranked as one of the ten most Muslim-friendly travel destinations for 2018 among non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries.

Blueberry apple and walnut baked oatmeal

2018-04-06 11:34

This breakfast recipe is perfect for Ramadan as you can make it and leave it in the fridge the whole week.

Cape Town teams up to tackle seasonality

2017-06-13 18:34

Cape Town usually buzzes with tourists from about November to April, but when it gets to the Cape’s winter months, things are a lot quieter.

What you didn't know about US chicken sold in SA – it's halaal

2016-10-03 06:52

Certain US chicken portions entering South Africa under the US African Growth and Opportunity Act are halaal, one of the top poultry producers has disclosed.

SA Halaal products showcased in Malaysia

2015-11-26 12:25

The Department of Trade and Industry is inviting South African exporters of Halaal-approved items and services to apply to participate at an exhibition in the Malaysia.

Pig-head protest misguided, says ANC

2014-11-02 11:30

The ANC has expressed concern at the action by Cosas members who placed a pig’s head in the meat section of a Woolworths store in protest against trade relations with Israel.


Burger King now serves bacon in South Africa – but dropped ‘ham’ from the names of burgers ‘to be more respectful’ of halaal clients

2019-09-06 12:00

The "ham" in "hamburger" is a historical place reference, and has nothing to do with pork products.

SEE: South Africans celebrate Eid with these mouthwatering dishes

2019-06-04 13:01

Great recipe ideas and decor tips for your Eid celebrations!

Towards $3trn: Halal tourism by the numbers

2018-10-21 19:45

Cape Town and the Western Cape want to specialise in halal tourism, with Muslim tourists expected to have $3trn in buying power by 2021. Tourism solutions could range from halal food to Muslim-friendly entertainment, clothing, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Moroccan harira soup

2018-04-06 13:08

This recipe will help to prepare the empty stomach for a bigger dinner. Its ingredients are nutritious and filling.

Halaal products showcased in Cape Town

2017-09-29 18:10

The tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape hosts an international halaal product exhibition in Cape Town in October.

10 Fantastic halaal restaurants to try in Joburg right now

2017-09-07 08:00

Wondering where you can go for a great Halal meal? Here’s our round-up of Joburg’s best spots.

Local authority refutes US halaal chicken claims

2016-10-03 16:23

The South African National Halaal Authority has distanced itself from a US chicken producer, who claimed over the weekend that all its exported chicken to SA is halaal.

Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline takes off

2015-12-21 17:45

Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline Rayani Air has begun operations with its maiden flight taking off from the capital to the resort island of Langkawi.

Halaal food not on offer

2015-07-06 11:50

A MUSLIM man is adamant that a Pie-termaritzburg government hospital prejudiced his mother by denying her halaal food during a five-day stay.

Halaal tourism takes off in Japan

2014-07-09 13:07

Prayer rooms, hijabs and even halaal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.

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