“Qurbaani fever” is once again in the air. The youngster who normally wears Diesel jeans and Adidas shoes will soon be dressed in overalls and gumboots. Normally, a single pimple makes him feel out of place, but now he takes pride in the blood on his face. Whereas he […]
Imagine that you are waiting for the car of your dreams to arrive…
But instead of the 21-inch rims you expect, it has biscuit tyres. Instead of drag racing the ¼ mile in under 10 seconds, it takes that long just for the car to start. Instead of […]
Imagine if your best friend who works in the South African Bank Note Company, which is responsible for printing money, loans you a machine that prints ‘leopard notes’ (R 200.00). This machine is manually operated. All you have to do is slide in a blank sheet of paper, turn the handle and a […]
I destroy homes, tear families apart,
take your children, and that’s just the start.
I’m more costly than diamonds, more costly than gold.
The sorrow I bring is a sight to behold.
And if you need me, remember I’m easily found,
Some time back, a famous chain store opened a new branch nearby with ridiculous opening specials. Perhaps you won’t believe if I tell you that there were people waiting at the gates since 3am. By the time the store opened its gates, the traffic had backed up a few kilometres.
All praise is due to Allah Ta‘ala alone for the priceless bounty of the Quraan Majeed. May our lives be sacrificed for the Quraan Majeed.
Those who have been especially chosen by Allah Ta‘ala as a means to protect and safeguard His pure […]
There was once a person who had a small sore in a very embarrassing area of his body. The sore wasn’t very big and the pain wasn’t very bad, so he reckoned he’d cope and just ignore it. After all, it was far too embarrassing to remove his pants before the […]
People from all over the world flock to the game parks in South Africa to see the ‘big five’. They spend hours upon hours tracking the elusive leopard and marvelling at the lion’s mane. Yet, very few have yet to see the ‘hidden five’.
The five pillars of Islam, which form the foundation of […]