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What simmers behind the Saud family veil

Shaakira Ahmed | Image: CNN | 11 July 2017 For those who believe American President Donald Trump to be a conspicuous ‘Islamophobe’ and for others who believe Saudi Arabia to be a ‘Puritan Islamic State’, little could have been more jaw-dropping than the cordial invite to the Land of the Two Holy Mosques extended to […]

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 […]

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 […]
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