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Halaal Speed Dating – it’s a thing!

Halaal Speed Dating – it’s a thing!

Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process the purpose of which is to encourage eligible singles to meet large numbers of potential partners in a very short… Read more »

Oops, we did it again – Kokni Cookout 3.0

Oops, we did it again – Kokni Cookout 3.0

I think it’s quite fitting that I’m writing this post in September, which is Heritage Month. We rounded up the cousins again this year for our third… Read more »

Great Halaal Makeup Brands and where to find them

Great Halaal Makeup Brands and where to find them

  Have you ever wondered just what goes into your makeup? I know I have. Over the years I have become more careful in choosing makeup that… Read more »

Feeding the homeless on Mandela Day

Feeding the homeless on Mandela Day

That title is just problematic. Feeding the homeless on just one specific day is not good enough. Waking up once a year to do something good is… Read more »

Saffron Book Launch in Cape Town – A Male Perspective

Saffron Book Launch in Cape Town – A Male Perspective

Every so often you get a chance to be part of something big. Life changing may be a bit dramatic but most definitely a significant milestone. Tuesday… Read more »

Saffron – A Collection of Personal Narratives by Muslim Women

Saffron – A Collection of Personal Narratives by Muslim Women

­   Wait for the right time… Take a time out for yourself. Not just a 5 minute breather, but a solid, cup of tea in hand,… Read more »

How to pay your Fitrah and Fidyah in Ramadaan

How to pay your Fitrah and Fidyah in Ramadaan

At Ramadaan time it becomes necessary for every able Muslim to pay Fitrah and Fidyah. Every year the amount one needs to pay is adjusted and the… Read more »

1st Belvedere Scouts with a Muslim Ethos

1st Belvedere Scouts with a Muslim Ethos

My little Taufeeq is not so little anymore. The last 5 years have flown by and he is now in grade 1. He is curious, busy (read… Read more »

Examining The Physical And Spiritual Benefits Of Following An Organic Halaal Diet

Examining The Physical And Spiritual Benefits Of Following An Organic Halaal Diet

A Halaal diet can be extremely beneficial as it helps to reduce a person’s saturated fat and cholesterol intake while also prohibiting the consumption of alcohol. South… Read more »