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Hijaab – A Women’s Security Blanket

Hijaab – A Women’s Security Blanket

Written by on December 14, 2010 in u with 6 Comments

Today I read  that people actually feel sorry for those of us that choose to wear the Hijaab. Let me enlighten you to the reasons why I wear the Hijaab in rain, sun, snow. Hot or cold weather. I wrote this article a few years ago. When I wrote this article it made me also […]

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Cape 2 Mecca cyclists reach Mecca

Cape 2 Mecca cyclists reach Mecca

Written by on November 4, 2010 in u with 0 Comments

Alhadulillah the brothers have reached Mecca and have made Umrah according to their facebook post. What an epic journey. Hope they documented their journey. Can’t wait for a the book. A nice coffee table book with lots of pictures. I went through some of the pictures and made me so nostalgic of places we visited. […]

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Viva Palestina aid convoy, Lifeline 5, arrived in Gaza

Viva Palestina aid convoy, Lifeline 5, arrived in Gaza

Written by on October 21, 2010 in u with 0 Comments

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcnhWe_wSHU CAIRO: The Viva Palestina aid convoy, Lifeline 5, arrived in Gaza through the Rafah border, the only gateway to Gaza that bypasses the Israeli siege, on Thursday to a “warm reception.” “Everyone has been walking around hugging each other. We’re at a loss for words,” Asif Bhayat, a volunteer pilot in the aid convoy […]

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Chile Miners rescued

Chile Miners rescued

Written by on October 13, 2010 in u with 1 Comment

I must have been in a cave all these months. Amazingly enough I only found out about this story the day the miners were going to be rescued. I never heard about it before that. Not one person I know spoke about it or maybe the did and I didn’t really realise there was so […]

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Nanima’s Garden Makeover

Nanima’s Garden Makeover

Written by on October 10, 2010 in u with 2 Comments

My garden was a big mess. As the gardeners said. It is a jungle here.  Thought it was time it had a good spring clean. Ferns for Africa, dead leaves for the whole world and even weeds that seem to become trees.  Even bichoo decided she wanted to help with this massive clean up operation. […]

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu retires from public life

Archbishop Desmond Tutu retires from public life

Written by on October 7, 2010 in u with 1 Comment

The funniest, always smiling, light hearted side of the Apartheid struggle, humorous, Noble Peace prize winner, Arch bishop Desmond Tutu is retiring. He says it is time he takes are rest so he can sip rooibos tea with his wife, watch cricket and visit his children and grand children.  Today, 7th October he turns 79 […]

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Heita – 8.ta

Written by on October 1, 2010 in u with 10 Comments

Want to know the meaning of Heita? “Heita” Pronunciation: [hey – taah] Definition: Xhosa word meaning “hello.” According to the dictionary, Tsotsi-taal, the word ‘heita’ was “arguably modified from the Setswana phrase ‘Ee, thata’, meaning ‘yes thoroughly’, in response to the greeting ‘A lo tsogile’, meaning ‘are you well?'; a form of greeting that expresses […]

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Wanted: Tweeting Pigspotter

Written by on September 16, 2010 in u

From iol Anyone who tips off motorists about formal traffic roadblocks is contributing to criminality and must be stopped, Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) said on Thursday. “JPSA strongly condemns this behaviour and will not support anyone who engages in these activities,” it said in a statement. JPSA was responding to PigSpotter, a member of […]

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Wear Red on Monday – Say NO to CRIME in South Africa

Wear Red on Monday – Say NO to CRIME in South Africa

Written by on September 2, 2010 in Projects, u with 2 Comments

image source: www.younglions.co.za Support Blood Red Monday – Say NO to CRIME in South Africa Are you a victim of crime? Do you know someone that is a victim of crime? Are you sick and tired about the crime in South Africa? Do you want to make a stand against crime? Stand up united and  Support […]

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Petrol  strike

Petrol strike

Written by on August 31, 2010 in News, u

Petrol pump attendants go on strike source: ewn As public service unions continued to mull over government’s latest wage offer, petrol pump attendants started their strike on Wednesday morning. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members, from automotive manufacturing workers and panel beaters to petrol pump attendants, have called for an across the board 15 […]

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