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  • Islam (The Way of Life) Newspaper - Islam (The Way of Life) is an A3 tabloid size newspaper, which is freely distributed monthly in the Eastern Cape Region, (Port Elizabeth and surroundings), KZN areas, Western Cape (Cape town and surrounding Areas), Gauteng (Jhb etc.), and Pretoria. It was launched in the Eastern Cape, in July...

  • Islam Here - From the Editor's Note: Alhamdulilah! This is where it begins. This is where our matter & purpose begins. With praise, “hamd”. Alham­dulilah, this is the first edition of ISLAM HERE. Monthly, we will endeavour to bring our readers thought-provoking and clear articles t...

  • Islamic Focus - Islamic Focus publishes a monthly newsletter, and runs an informative Islamic website

  • Islamic Times - The newspaper which is a community based tabloid size paper is distributed all over Cape Town. The paper covers a range to issues and topics beneficial to the community.

  • Muslim Views - Muslim Views is South Africa’s oldest Muslim newspaper with a publishing record dating back to 1960. It was first published as Muslim News on 16 December 1960 and its first editor was Imam Abdullah Haron, a renowned anti-Apartheid activist who was killed by the South Afri...

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Latest News & Updates for Newspapers

New Muslim Newspaper for Cape Town

Published on Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Islam Here is a new newspaper that will be published on a monthly basis in the Cape region, Insha Allah. For more information, see the website:

Musa ibn Abil Ghassan

Published by Islamic Focus on Thursday, 15 December 2011
Not much is known about the life of this hero of Islam in its last days in Spain. His name was Musa ibn Abil Ghassan. He was a knight from a royal lineage. He reproached the Muslim king of Granada Abu Abdullah Muhammad in 1489 for his submission to the Christians and strove to rekindle the spirit of Jihad among the Muslims in Spain.

Nuruddin Zangi

Published by Islamic Focus on Thursday, 24 November 2011
Nuruddin Abu al-Qasim Mahmud Ibn Imad ad- Din Zangi born 1118, died 1174 in Damascus, Syria. He was Emir of Damascus and Aleppo and reigned from 1146-1174. He was a member of the Turkish Zengid dynasty which ruled the Syrian province of the Seljuk Empire.

Spanish Language

Published by Islamic Focus on Tuesday, 22 November 2011
Arab Muslims had a major impact on Spanish. Of all the languages in the world outside the Muslim lands, it is Spanish which includes the greatest number of Arabic borrowing. There are 8,000 words and some 2,300 place-names of Arab origin. After Latin, Arabic made the greatest contribution to the Spanish tongue.

Hajj industry tainted by visas black market

Published by Muslim Views on Monday, 21 November 2011

'HOW desperate are you to go to Makkah?' the Sure Mirage Travel agent asked Shamsuniesa Roberts. 'I really would like to go,' Roberts replied. She had hoped  to undertake the Hajj with her husband. 'Well, I might be the bearer of good news,' Mumtaz Mia rejoined.

Value of the Ulama

Published by Islamic Focus on Friday, 18 November 2011

The true scholars of Islam, the Ulama, are the guardians of the road to salvation: Islam. Disregard for Ulama is among the signs of Qiyamah:

  1. The Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam said: ‘Such a time will come when the Ulama will be killed like dogs. If only at that time the Ulama could become insane…’

Hajj without a Visa

Published by Islamic Focus on Tuesday, 15 November 2011
The following deeds, while not absolving one of the obligation of Hajj, bring the reward of a Hajj:
  1. Esha Salaah in Congregation. Uqbah ibn Abdil Ghaafir rahimahullah said: ‘Offering the Esha salaah in congregation equals the reward of Haj, and the Fajr in congregation equals Umrah.’

Some Benefits of Family Ties

Published by Islamic Focus on Thursday, 10 November 2011

A few of the benefits of maintaining family ties:

Easy Death. A Hadith indicates that Allah will make the hour of death easy for him who possesses the following three qualities and grant him entry into Paradise: 1. He is kind to the weak. 2. He treats his parents with loving care. 3. He shows favour to his minors. (Mishkaat)

Who is the Terrorist?

Published by Islamic Focus on Wednesday, 9 November 2011
First, the accusation was: ‘All Muslims are terrorists.’ When the bigots realized no one in their right mind would believe that all 1.6 billion Muslims in the world could be terrorists, they reversed their statement to sound more objective: ‘All Muslims may not be terrorists, but almost all terrorists are Muslims.’ Really?

Modern Slavery

Published by Islamic Focus on Thursday, 3 November 2011
While the modern world claims that it has abolished slavery, this is not true. There are many millions that live in abject slavery.