Monthly Archives: September 2019


In celebration of Heritage Day in South Africa, my cousins had Heritage Day civvies at school last week. We found ourselves debating what clothes they should wear to celebrate our heritage. Should they wear South African national teams t-shirts? No, because is that really our heritage? and let’s be honest Bafana Bafana made us all […]

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Masjid-ul-Ansaar: Mosque Open Day

I would like to say that never in my entire life have I been so proud to be a part of Madrassah-tul-Ansaar and to be a part of the Lakefield community.  Masjid-ul-Ansaar opened in 2004 in Lakefield, Benoni. Renovations have been ongoing since last year and as they are almost done, for the first in […]

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Cry, the beloved country.

“The best of you are those who are best to your women.” – Prophet Muhammed ﷺ  I am upset.  I am angry.  I see humans but no humanity.  2nd September 2019 was a sad day for South Africa.  A nineteen year old UCT student, Uyinene Mrwetyana who went missing last week was confirmed dead. She […]

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