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#Riding4SAeducation – Sanitary pads reach Pietermaritzburg

Husnaa Bayat | 22 May 2017 The ripple effects of the Salaamedia and Salaam Foundation #Riding4SAEducation campaign continues to spread across the country as they teamed up with the Pietermaritzburg Muslim Women’s Organisation (PMWO) on 18 May 2017to gift Dignity Dream packs to impoverished learners at a local school. The pack consisted of reusable sanitary pads for […]

AKF trashes Zionist Federation’s critique of hunger strike

Salaamedia | Cartoon: Carlos Latuf | 17 May 2017 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has lambasted the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF), a pro-Israeli lobby group, that criticised the Foundation’s 24-hour solidarity hunger strike in support of Palestinian prisoners. Supported by SA Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and several cabinet ministers, South Africans were called on to […]

Predator drones – Trump’s toy of choice

Shaakira B. Ahmed | Pic (File): BBC | 17 May 2017 Donald Trump has succeeded in securing for his administration a permanent place in Global News Headlines lately – from viral reports on what the World dubbed Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’, to the more recent ‘Trump-Russia Campaign Collusion’ scandal. Amidst all the commentary on the unpredictable […]

Namola active in Gauteng: #CrimeMustFall

Salaamedia| 16 May 217 Hot on the heels of Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, encouraging the use of technology in the fight against crime, the Namola Safety App has launched across Gauteng. Plans are now underway to roll it out nationally while foreign counties have started showing interest. The Gauteng Community Safety Department and Gauteng Traffic […]

Why do we protest?

Nthato Muhammed Ntsoko | Opinion | Pic: News24 South Africa has experienced an unprecedented amount of violent protests in the last few months, the latest being the ransacking of the sleepy town of Coligny in the North West province and Ennerdale and Eldorado Park in Gauteng. But what is leading to this outburst of anger? […]

SA Ministers to join Palestinian hunger strike

  10 May 2017 | AKF | Cartoon: Carlos Latuf Anti-apartheid struggle veteran Laloo Chiba (86) has appealed to all South Africans to participate in a 24-hour hunger strike on May 15 in support of Palestinian political prisoners.  This comes as some 1500 Palestinian prisoners are on day twenty-four of their hunger strike demanding basic […]

Are Israeli spooks operating at OR Tambo Airport?

26 April 2017 | Staff writer The long arm of Israeli occupation apparently stretches all the way to South Africa. The departure from South Africa of Jerusalem archaeologist, Abeer Zayyad, at OR Tambo International Airport left her shocked as she encountered Hebrew speaking security officials at the El Al check in counter. Wearing white shirts […]

TUT students fight suspension

26 April 2017 | Hawa Mayere | Image: Azhar Vadi Tshwane university of Technology (TUT) #FeesMustFall activists, Hector Sinugu, Millicent Nkwashu and Precious Rapetswa are challenging the university following their suspension. The three are want the university to overturn a decision which was taken to suspend them from TUT for a period of five years. […]

Kathrada Foundation sides with Palestinian prisoners

26 April 2017 | Hawa Mayere | Cartoon: Carlos Latuf The Palestinian fight for freedom from Israeli occupation has been a struggle that has seen many arrested, abused and even killed. The 50 year history has been characterised by the detention of thousands of men, women and children, often under dubious judicial reasoning. Under a […]

Archaeology – a tool of Zionist Occupation/Archaeology – enabling Palestinian dispossession

21 April 2017 | Salaamedia Image:Archaeologist, Abeer Zayaad meeting former Robben Island political prisoner, Laloo Chiba. “Genocide”, as a Burmese scholar noted recently, “begins with an attack on identity and history. The victims never existed and…will never exist”. Arguably, nowhere is this assault on historical identity more brazen today then in modern day Israel. “There […]
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