Muslims

Our 10 Favourite Books By Muslim Women

Representation matters, especially in a world where ‘Muslim woman’ is a highly politicised identity. Muslim women are painted as submissive and oppressed,...

#MosqueMeToo: Nouman Ali Khan Invited As Guest To Cape Town Mosque

Masjidul-Quds (known as Gatesville Mosque) has invited American-based Muslim preacher Nouman Ali Khan as a guest scholar for the holy month of...

#ChristChurch: To hate or not to hate?

COMMENT#ChristChurch. Fifty congregants murdered. Dozens wounded. The martyrs are Muslim worshippers and the murderer is an Australian born,...

Afrophobia, Islamophobia & White Supremacy: Join The Dots

COMMENTTo those who felt that the #ChristChurch attacks represented some white dude's (supremacist) hatred of Islam and Muslims...

For Single Brown Girls At Indian Weddings

Weddings are every unmarried brown girls worst nightmare. There is something very annoying to brown aunties about a single, carefree brown girl. There is...

The Weirdest Ideas People Have About Scarf Wearers

A large number of Muslim women around the world wear headscarves as part of a partial fulfillment of the hijab.  Observing hijab is about...

Raashida Khan Takes On “No-Go” Areas In The SA Indian Muslim...

South African Indian Muslims are a conservative bunch: there are some topics that are just not spoken about. So you can imagine the furore...

Why Iran Matters to Africa

What do the human rights of minorities in Iran, in the Middle East, have to do with Africans, writes MAZIAR BAHARI.I started to answer...

How Vegan Muslims Observe Qurbani

On the second Eid of the Islamic calendar called Eid-al-Adha, Muslims around the world offer sheep, goats, cattle and camels for Qurbani or sacrifice....

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire Gives A Nuanced View Into The State’s...

The current political climate is such that anti-immigration and Islamophobic right-wing policies are fast gaining traction. From this climate emerges Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire,...

What Zayn Malik Meant To Us As Brown Directioners

It was March 25, 2015 when Zayn Malik left boy band One Direction. He broke Directioners hearts all over the world, but his brown...

The Daily Vox Explains Eid In South Africa

As Muslims bid the month of fasting farewell, they look forward to Eid-ul-Fitr - the celebration after Ramadan. The Daily Vox resident Muslims SHAAZIA...

NWU Muslim Students Will Write Exams On Eid

Not all South African Muslims will be celebrating the culmination of the fasting month Ramadan on Friday with the religious holiday of Eid al...

From Cairo To Kashmir, Here’s What Iftar Looks Like Around The...

Muslims from all corners of the world have been observing the fast this Ramadan. SHAAZIA EBRAHIM and FATIMA MOOSA scoured the interwebs for pictures...

The Women Of Waqf Are Claiming Their Right To Pray In...

What began as a means for women to form a spiritual community and pray their salaah in congregation during the holy month of Ramadan...

What South Africans Eat During Ramadan

Muslims all over the world have been observing the month of Ramadan for the past few weeks. Different cultures have different foods...

Here’s Why The Saudi Government Is Cracking Down On Activists

On May 15, the Saudi Arabian government arrested a large number of women's right activists, featuring many of the prominent activists who had advocated...

The Bo-Kaap Community Is Fighting For Its Life Against Developers And...

For the past week, the Cape Town community of Bo-Kaap has been protesting against plans by the City and private developers to gentrify the...

How Eating Badly During Ramadan Undoes The Benefits Of Fasting

From the middle of May until the middle of June, Muslims around the world will be abstaining from eating and drinking from...

Food For Thought: How To Feed Your Soul This Ramadan

Ramadan is about more than fasting. It's about prayer and reading the Quran, gaining closeness to God, reflection, charity, and goodwill. Ramadan is the...
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