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Bilal Randeree

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Bilal is a South African journalist with Al Jazeera English in Doha, Qatar.

Muslims against World Cup terror

Police were on high alert last week as thousands of ticket-holders headed to the Royal Bafokeng Stadium for the World Cup match between England and…

A tale of two men

The South African In a rural village in the Eastern Cape, a young boy runs after a plane dropping election pamphlets. It’s 1994 in the…

Africa united for the environment

Africans have come together to demand that wealthy countries take responsibility for messing up the planet. Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said that Africa demands…

China’s taking over

The above title is one that’s often seen in sensationalist news reports these days. But is it true? Is China really taking over Africa? And…

‘When you strike a woman, you strike a rock’

Wathint’abafazi, wathint’imbokodo! (Now you have touched the women, you have struck a rock.) This phrase has come to represent women’s courage and strength. Women’s Day…

Is Islamic finance a solution?

Even the Christian world is embracing Islamic banking and finance as a response to the international economic crisis. The Vatican has endorsed the values of…

Julius fails Rhodes

“Julius Malema is a bit of an idiot,” claimed Jonathan Griffiths, a cartoonist and Rhodes student, while waiting outside the General Lecture Theatre for the…

Palestinians on Obama

Passing through Occupied Palestine, on my way to the Hajj pilgrimage, I managed to interview some Palestinians to get their thoughts on the new president…