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Should Muslim Females attend University?

Opinion Piece (Written by a university graduate who personally experienced campus life)   With the imminent onset of the university year, there is currently a vibrant debate regarding Muslim females attending university to pursue tertiary studies.   Those who support the idea of women studying at university argue that Muslims …

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Women in the Workplace

  For sisters, many of us are either pursuing degrees or academic qualifications for the purpose of securing work opportunities, due to necessity or just to enjoy the much sought after ‘sense of Independence’.   An Islamic consciousness would usually drive a sister to wonder: “To work or not to …

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The Cure to Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Black Friday is the sacred festival of one of the world’s fastest and most aggressively spread new religions. This religion has its holy places, its towering shopping cathedrals lit with decorations and promises of salvation. This religion has its rituals, its recurring pilgrimages, its devout followers engaged literally in qiyām al-layl as …

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Vaping – Getting your Head out of the Cloud

  Teens today are more reluctant to smoke cigarettes than their counterparts nearly three decades ago. BUT . . . hold that collective sigh of relief. A more worrisome trend has taken over – VAPING. The popularity of vaping or smoking of e-cigarettes is rapidly increasing in South Africa, with …

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Brazilian Keratin-Permanent Hair Straightening

Question Is it permissible to undergo the Brazilian Keratin-Permanent hair straightening treatment? Answer Permanent straightening (chemical treatment): The Brazilian Keratin treatment is ironed onto the hair, repairing the damages caused from ironing, blow-drying, dyes, over processing or the environment.  The hair is sealed by flattening the cuticle, which provides the silky, …

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Be Careful with Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam

  By Khalid Baig The crowd was growing in size by the minute. They were beating drums, singing, dancing, and shouting in joy. Pagan Makkah was about to kill Khubaib bin Adi Ansari, Radi-Allahu anhu, who had been captured through a sinister and treacherous plot, then sold in the slave …

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Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh)ﷺ love of the poor

 Posted By MV Media By: Anonymous Source: MuslimVillage.com (via “www.muhammad.net”) The Prophet (ﷺ) enjoined upon Muslims to treat the poor kindly and to help them with alms, Zakat, and in other ways. He said: “He is not a perfect Muslim who eats his fill and lets his neighbor go hungry.” He asked, …

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Taking a second wife?

  Question: Assalamu Alaikum – Mufti Waseem mentioned in his discussion on the topic pertaining to marriage and divorce that there must be a need for the man to take a second wife. Can you enlighten me on examples of what will constitute as a need in this case.? Answer: …

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Sisters: The Only Liberation Is From ALLAH

    Allah revealed an entire Surah by the name of Surah An-Nisa’ – the Women. And another by the name of – Maryam. And a third by the name of Al-Mujadalah – the women who pleads. It is in enlivening this Sunnah that today this speech shall be addressed …

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Codeine Addiction in South Africa

  Codeine used to treat mild to moderate pain is today the most abused over the counter drug in South Africa. Codeine (3-methylmorphine) is the most commonly consumed opiate in the world and is mostly used for pain management and cough suppression and it is available in over-the-counter combination preparations …

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