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Atteridgeville school gets PC lab – Salaamedia #Riding4SAeducation

The Bud Mbelle Primary is nestled deep within the Atteridgeville Township, west of Pretoria. The Salaamedia #Riding4SAeducation visited the school while passing along during our 3000km bicycle journey in February 2017. Like so many South African schools, the institution has been suffering from a lack of infrastructure and equipment. There was no photocopy machine and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Addicted to porn? There’s help out there

  Nthato Ntsoko | 27 June 2017 The discovery of pornography on the internet is as easy as typing “sex” on any search engine, its accessibility just a click away. Pornography addiction has affected not only adults, but has heavily impacted psychology and behaviour in teenagers too, often eroding harmonious, stable family relationships. Undoubtedly, pornography […]

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 […]
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