The #greenheroes of Mayfair, Fordsburg and surrounds

– Part of this article has been doing its rounds on social media and has been adapted by the @GreenDeenSA team for this post. UPDATE ON #OperationCleanUp …. The Pikitup (http://www.pikitup.co.za/) strike in the Johannesburg Metropolitan Area has been on for almost a month now. Citizens, tired of the rubbish piling on their street corners have […]

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Post Benoni Ijtima 2016 – a visit to the grounds

– 29 March 2016, written by Faizal Essop, edited by the @GreenDeenSA team While overall everything seems to be in good shape, the ijtima grounds still have have a fair amount of litter. Cans, glass, plastic packets, plastic bottles and food polystyrene containers dot the grounds. Over the weekend, the ijtima grounds hosted the Benoni (Gauteng) […]

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Sisinde Survival Camp Dec 2015: Faizal Essop attends!

-2015-12-20, Faizal Essop The Sisende Survival camp that is co-ordinated by Adil Mungalee and Mustaqeem Gani is truly a memorable, empowering and self-enriching program. Having attended the latest boys’ camp that took place on the 14-16 December 2015 at the Willows Express, Denneysville, I have to thank all of those involved. Thank you for giving me […]

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The Environmental Justice In Islam Seminar, Cape Town 2015, A Reflection

– Mariam Phoplanker, 2015-12-10 This reflection follows an inspiring, spiritually uplifting and motivational seminar which addressed issues pertaining not only to the Environment, but also to the lessons that Islam teaches us in order to grow as Muslims (no pun intended). The second annual South African Environmental Justice in Islam Seminar took place in Cape Town […]

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Interviewing Sister Faatimah Mansoor: World Forestry Congress, 7-12 September 2015, Durban

(Interview conducted by Fatima Ragie) 1) Ragie: As-salaamualaikum sister Faatimah. Thank you for your time and I hope you are doing well. Mansoor: Wa-alaikumusalaam. All is good and it my pleasure to speak to you.   2) Ragie: The fourteenth World Forestry Congress was held from the 7 to the 11 of September this year, […]

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