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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 […]

Civilians die as US target Mosul

Shaakira B. Ahmed It has been three years since the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jolted the political world when the group seized Iraq’s second major city, Mosul.  In response to subsequent ISIS offensives across the region in 2014, former US President, Barack Obama launched the US-led military coalition in Iraq and Syria. This […]

South African economy in recession

South Africa slipped into technical recession for the first time since 2009 after the economy contracted in the first quarter, led by weak manufacturing and trade sectors, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday. Africa’s most developed economy contracted by 0.7 percent in the first quarter after shrinking by 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of […]

Home business support this Ramadhan

Salaamedia | 23 May 2017 As part of our objective to uplift communities through development and entrepreneurship, Salaamedia will be giving home business a free advert to be read out on our radio broadcast platforms during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadhan. The adverts will be aired daily between 14:00 and 14:30 on Salaamedia. Promoting […]

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 […]
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