Religion

Manyano Women: from colonisation to post-apartheid feminisms

“I have been surrounded by the Manyano all my life. From my earliest memories of childhood, I always knew that being a...

The Hazara community in Pakistan: a test for Imran Khan

By Sonia Qadir and Junaid S. Ahmad Pakistan recently witnessed yet another brutal slaughter of the Hazaras, this time...

Hajj 2020 Is Officially Cancelled For South Africans

On June 12, days before many South Africans were to depart for Hajj, it was announced that it was cancelled. The South...

A guide to Ramadan for the curious

This week Muslims around the world have welcomed the holy month of Ramadan. Following the lunar Islamic calendar, Ramadan, the ninth month...

After the Bo-Kaap video, how do we support survivors of gender-based...

A viral video uploaded to  YouTube in which a woman details allegations of paedophillia against her paternal grandfather has left many...

2019: A Year With No Religious Gatherings in Indian side of...

The streak of visiting Hazratbal to offer 12 consecutive pre-dawn prayers was broken. Wasim Rashid (29) could not make it to the...

What role will religiously-affiliated parties have in the #LGE2021?

Almost 325 political parties are set to contest the local government elections on November 1. There is no telling what role smaller...

Praise and worship in the time of coronavirus

We are no strangers to tele-evangelists. Many of us have grown up with the sound of sermons punctuating our days. Now more...

You can’t pray mental illness away

October is Mental Health Awareness month in South Africa. South Africa is also a deeply religious country. That’s why it is important...
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