Concept of Sukuk explained in Wake of SA

News Room : November 26, 2014 7:23 am
The South African Government’s National Treasury was recently successful in issuing its first Sukuk, but for many in this country the term seems foreign, in spite of the fact that internationally Sukuk are taking the world’s capital markets by storm. According to Mr Shabir Chohan, Chief Executive of South Africa’s only fully-fledged Islamic financial institution more »
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No Matriculants names to be published in the paper

News Room : November 26, 2014 7:19 am
In a new approach by the Department of Basic Education, Matric results published in newspapers would only indicate the ID and exam numbers of pupils and not their names, this news according to the departments Minister Angie Motshekga. For many years the publishing of matriculants names in the newspaper as they become available has somewhat more »
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Dismembered Body found in Camps Bay

News Room : November 26, 2014 7:14 am
Council workers have made a grim discovery on their cleaning run at a Cape Town tourist spot. The workers found the dismembered remains of an unidentified male that was dumped opposite Cosy Bay, Oudekraal which is between Camps Bay and Llandudno. The Cape Argus reported that the victim’s torso had been found in one bag more »
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Sixty dead in suicide blasts in Nigeria

News Room : November 26, 2014 7:09 am
Two explosions at a crowded market in northeastern Nigeria have killed at least 60 people. The twin bomb blasts, thought to have been carried out by female suicide bombers, hit a market in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. “After the first explosion happened and people started to gather, a second explosion took place. Soldiers more »
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Violence in US town escalates after jury clears cop who killed unarmed teen

News Room : November 26, 2014 7:06 am
FERGUSON, Missouri: St. Louis County police are confirming officers used tear gas to disperse crowds in Ferguson after a police car was vandalized, business windows shattered and gunshots were heard in the streets. Some protesters erupted in anger after the announcement that white officer Darren Wilson won’t be indicted in the shooting death of unarmed more »
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First Italian with Ebola takes trial drug

News Room : November 26, 2014 7:03 am
ROME: An Italian doctor battling the deadly Ebola virus has began treatment with an experimental drug in Italy’s leading hospital for infectious diseases. The first Italian to contract the disease was described by doctors as being in a “stable” condition after being flown back from Sierra Leone overnight. The man has not been identified but more »
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Rouhani squeezed over nuclear talks extension

News Room : November 26, 2014 7:00 am
TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani faced thinly veiled pressure over a missed nuclear deal deadline and an unexpected seven-month extension of talks, with hard-liners denouncing the diplomatic deadlock. The failure to clinch a final agreement with world powers dominated newspaper front pages, with most editorials viewing further dialogue as pointless because the talks have not more »
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Approval of ‘Jewish state’ law slammed

News Room : November 26, 2014 6:57 am
RAMALLAH: The Palestinian leadership has slammed the Israeli government’s approval of a law determining the country’s status as the national Jewish homeland, saying it “killed” Middle East peace prospects. The Palestine Liberation Organization’s executive committee expressed in a statement its “strong condemnation and rejection of this law.” “The law aims to kill the two-state solution more »
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