Landisa: My story of converting from Christianity to Islam

2019-10-31 07:45

It’s been five months since the day I converted to Islam. I don’t think I am always a good Muslim but I am trying, writes Nurain Banton.

Women send out hugs of support to their Muslim neighbours by wearing hijabs after the mosque massacres

2019-03-26 15:43

One week after the fatal shootings in two mosques, where at least 50 people were killed, women in Christchurch demonstrate their support for Muslims.

"I went to a Muslim singles speed dating event in Cape Town"

2018-08-28 12:54

What the Sharia-compliant pizza and games night taught me about myself and romance.

How Muslims betray Islam by not allowing women in mosques

2018-06-07 06:58

The "women in mosques" campaign has continued to blight not only the treatment of Muslim women in South Africa, but raises critical concerns about the untold harm that Muslims inflict upon Islam, writes Nuraan Davids.

"Can you only wear black?" and other questions Muslim women get asked about modest wear

2018-03-01 17:29

The niqab, burka and abaya – we fill you in on the intimate world of Islamic attire.

Saudi woman in miniskirt video arrested after public outcry

2017-07-18 20:56

Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested a young woman who wore a miniskirt in public and who had posted the video online, sparking an outcry.

Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for two years for blasphemy

2017-05-09 23:10

Jakarta's Christian governor will spend two years in jail after being found guilty of blasphemy, in a shock decision that has stoked concerns over rising religious intolerance.

Sometimes, wearing hijab can be tricky

2016-10-24 10:10

Zeenat Mowzer shares the challenges of following the Islamic dress code as a fashion-conscious Muslim woman in a modern society.

Thriving Islamic bond market can benefit Africa - S&P

2016-09-09 17:55

Developing the Islamic bond market in sub-Saharan Africa can benefit the region's funding requirements, says S&P Global Ratings.

Pakistani parents arrested for refusing polio vaccination

2015-03-04 12:15

Pakistan reported 306 polio cases last year, but many parents refuse to allow their children to be vaccinated against the disease.


WATCH | Some 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims scale Mount of Mercy as Eid al-Adha approaches

2019-08-10 19:23

Nearly 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia marshalled by tens of thousands of stewards in a bid to prevent any repetition of previous years' deadly stampedes.

Fighting Iran's strict hijab rules

2019-01-14 13:56

Masih Alinejad comes from Iran but lives in exile. She rose to prominence thanks to her online campaigns 'My Stealthy Freedom' and 'White Wednesdays.' Her protest against Iran's compulsory hijab rule has won her followers from around the world.

Q&A: The hajj pilgrimage and its significance in Islam

2018-08-18 16:25

Around 1.6 million Muslims from around the world are beginning the five-day hajj pilgrimage. Here's a look at the pilgrimage and what it means for Muslims.

Is it possible for you to be a Muslim woman and a feminist?

2018-04-26 09:33

Is Islam really here to empower women, or to oppress us? Here's what the Qur'an really says about women's rights in Islam.

Lessons from the Hajj on the purpouse of life

2017-09-05 13:20

All Muslims are required to perform Hajj once in their life, if health and finances permit this. It is not only the largest annual gathering of Muslims, but the largest pilgrimage in the world, writes Mohamed Saeed.

Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia

2017-05-16 18:36

US President Donald Trump will give a major speech on the Islamic faith during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia.

We are shocked - Quebec City residents on mosque shooting

Six people died and eight were injured after gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday. The mosque had been a target of hate before. Despite this, Quebec residents were shocked by the incident. Watch.

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Muslims angered by proposed Hajj visa fee implementation

2016-10-16 09:01

Anger among South Africa's Muslim community is mounting following a proposed Hajj and Umrah visa fee implementation by Saudi Arabian authorities.

How I feel as a Muslim after the attacks in Paris

2015-11-17 12:37

Muslims are under threat and Saffiya Ismail has had enough with being labelled a terrorist.

Blood and organ donation: What does Islamic law say?

2015-01-20 16:06

Islamic law considers violation of the human body to be sinful. We take a look at what this means regarding blood and organ donation.

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