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120km #Walk4Somalia

31 August 2017 On 3 September 2017, the Salaamedia and Salaam Foundation team will departing on an epic walk from Roshnee in the south of Gauteng, South Africa, to the Laudium in the north covering a distance of 120km. The idea is to draw attention to the great efforts by Somali families, men, women and […]

Somalia: You can make a difference

Husnaa Bayat | 21 June 2017 Bombed buildings, broken infrastructure, bullet-holes, barren earth, dead animals, and desperate poverty. These were the scenes that lined their path as a South African  humanitarian aid team and two journalists made their way through famine-stricken Somalia to offer relief. Salaamedia representative and journalist Azhar Vadi, accompanied Al-Imdaad, Zam Zam […]

363 000 malnourished Somali children

Azhar Vadi | 18 June 2017 | Images: Salaamedia Some 243km slightly north west of Mogadishu, exists the ancient African town of Baidoa. Pre-historic rock art has recently been found on the outskirts of the city. The history in these parts of the continent runs deep. Being the capital of Somalia’s Bay region, Baidoa has […]

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? […]

Al Aqsa – The African Connection

13 April 2017 | Salaamedia | Image: FrontPageMage.com This weekend, Jerusalem archaeologist, Masjid al Aqsa employee and Salaamedia special guest Abeer Zayyad will visit South Africa’s first official mosque and join commemorations around Macassar in the Western Cape, home to the legendary Sheikh Yusuf and the nation’s first Muslim community. Check out full details of her […]
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