Monday, March 4

Author: Muhammad Salaahuddin

Announcement

As AfCFTA takes Off South Africa Will have A Huge Role

South Africa’s foreign policy places great importance on the Summits of the African Union (AU), as Pretoria forges ahead with its plans of the advancement of the African Agenda.1 This is according to International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Dr Naledi Pandor, who was briefing the Media on Wednesday on developments in her department.2 The summit, which will take place on 17 and 18 February in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, will focus on education.3 Last year, the AU finalised a 10-year review of agenda 2063.4 A key recommendation, Pandor explained, is that member states of the AU must accelerate the implementation of the Agenda 2063 flagship projects that are aimed specifically at fast-tracking continental integration.5 The project particularly focuses on trade and market...
Non Alcoholic Mojito
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Non Alcoholic Mojito

Cooking with Bibi Aysha Date: Thursday, 1 February 2024Topic: Mexican Street Food Part 2Recipe of the week: Non Alcoholic MojitoServes 4 Ingredients: - 8 lemon slices- 24 mint leaves- 8 tblsp white sugar- 4 tsp lemon juice- 2 cups Sprite/Soda water, chilled- 20 ice cubes Donate to our feeding schemes to those desperate for food and basic needs. Even R10 for the sake of Allah may be a means of barakat.Rasulullah ﷺ said, ” Whoever relieves a believer’s distress of the distressful aspects of this world, Allah will rescue him from a difficulty of the difficulties of the Hereafter.” Donate Method: 1. In a large glass jug, add lemon slices, lemon juice, mint leaves, and sugar2. Mix together, then a...
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South Africa May be ‘vindicated’ in ICJ Ruling but more Concrete action is needed

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has given its verdict on Israel’s war in Gaza. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa praised the Court in the Hague, the Netherlands for ruling that the South African plaintiff team of lawyers’ case had merit.1 Pretoria is disappointed the ICJ did not order an immediate cease-fire, but the court did order Israel to take measures to avoid more deaths in Gaza and allow humanitarian access.2 A significant majority of the 17 ICJ judges in the Hague ruled South Africa has a plausible case against Israel under the International Genocide Convention.3 However, the top ruling U.N. court involves provisional measures only, with a full verdict on the genocide allegation expected to take years.4 (VOA)The ICJ essentially ordered Israel to make...
Pizza Trends Around the World – Greece’s top 3 favourites
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Pizza Trends Around the World – Greece’s top 3 favourites

When it comes to embracing the essence of the Mediterranean on a pizza, Greece stands out with its vibrant and flavorful culinary traditions. Greek pizzas are a delightful blend of fresh ingredients, aromatic herbs, and the rich history of the region. Let's explore three irresistible Greek pizzas that bring the taste of the sun-soaked Mediterranean to your table.Souvlaki Pizza: Greek Grilled Meat and Tzatziki FusionTransport yourself to the bustling streets of Athens with the Souvlaki Pizza, a Greek masterpiece that pays homage to the beloved street food, Souvlaki. Grilled meats, typically lamb or chicken, are thinly sliced and generously placed atop a pizza crust. The key to its authenticity lies in the marinade, often featuring olive oil, garlic, oregano, and lemon. To e...
Pizza Trends Around the World – Mexico’s top 3 favourites
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Pizza Trends Around the World – Mexico’s top 3 favourites

Mexico, a country renowned for its vibrant culture, rich traditions, and bold flavors, extends its culinary prowess to the world of pizza.Taco Pizza: A Crunchy Twist on Traditional TacosThe marriage of Mexican street food and Italian ingenuity has given birth to the tantalizing Taco Pizza. This innovative creation takes the beloved elements of traditional tacos - seasoned ground beef, crisp lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and a dollop of sour cream - and places them atop a perfectly baked pizza crust. The result? A symphony of textures and flavors, where the crunch of the crust complements the freshness of the toppings, creating a culinary fiesta that dances on your taste buds. Chorizo and Jalapeño: Spicy and Satisfying South of the BorderFor tho...
Pizza Trends Around the World – Russia’s top 3 favourites
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Pizza Trends Around the World – Russia’s top 3 favourites

Russia, with its rich cultural tapestry and diverse culinary heritage, has given the world iconic dishes like borscht and blini. However, a surprising and delightful addition to this repertoire is the Russian take on pizza, combining local flavors with the global appeal of this beloved dish.Olivier Salad Pizza: A Fusion of Salads on a Russian BaseThe Olivier Salad, also known as the Russian Salad, is a staple at festive gatherings and celebrations in Russia. Imagine the creamy blend of potatoes, carrots, peas, eggs, pickles, and mayonnaise atop a perfectly baked pizza crust. This fusion marvel takes the traditional salad to new heights, offering a symphony of textures and flavors. The creamy mayo binds the ingredients together, creating a luscious base, while the crust add...
Chicken tortillas
Recipes

Chicken tortillas

Cooking with Bibi Aysha Date: 25 January 2024Topic: Mexican Street FoodRecipe of the week: TortillasServes 8 Ingredients: - 3 cups white flour- 1 tsp salt- 1 tsp baking powder- one-third cup extra virgin olive oil or any vegetable oil- 1 cup of warm water Donate to our feeding schemes to those desperate for food and basic needs. Even R10 for the sake of Allah may be a means of barakat.Rasulullah ﷺ said, ” Whoever relieves a believer’s distress of the distressful aspects of this world, Allah will rescue him from a difficulty of the difficulties of the Hereafter.” Donate Method: 1. Sift together dry ingredients into a medium-sized mixing bowl 2. Make a well in the middle3. Gradually add the wat...
Pizza Trends Around the World – Australia’s top 3 favourites
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Pizza Trends Around the World – Australia’s top 3 favourites

Australia, with its iconic landscapes of surf, sand, and sprawling urban cities, has a vibrant pizza culture that reflects the country's diverse tastes and culinary innovation.Meat Lovers: A Carnivore's Dream Down UnderA true classic in the Australian pizza scene, the Meat Lovers pizza is a carnivore's delight that pays homage to the country's love for hearty, flavorful meats. Picture this - a thin, crispy crust piled high with a tantalizing mix of beef, pepperoni, macon, and sausage. The combination of smoky, savory, and slightly spicy flavors creates a symphony of tastes that resonates with those who appreciate the heartiness of a meat-centric dish. It's the perfect choice for those who believe there's no such thing as too much meat on their pizza. ...
Masala Eggs
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Masala Eggs

Cooking with Bibi Aysha Ingredients: Recipe of the week: Masala EggsServes 4-6 large eggs, beaten- 1 medium-sized onion, chopped- 2 medium-sized tomatoes, grated- 1 tsp salt- 1 tsp turmeric powder- 1 tblsp red ginger garlic masala- handful of coarsely chopped coriander leaves- 2 or 3 tblsp of oil for frying Donate to our feeding schemes to those desperate for food and basic needs. Even R10 for the sake of Allah may be a means of barakat.Rasulullah ﷺ said, ” Whoever relieves a believer’s distress of the distressful aspects of this world, Allah will rescue him from a difficulty of the difficulties of the Hereafter.” Donate Method: 1. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat2. Saute...
Pizza Trends Around the World – Brazil’s top 3 favourites
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Pizza Trends Around the World – Brazil’s top 3 favourites

In the heart of South America, where the passion for soccer reverberate through the streets, Brazil has carved out its unique space in the global culinary scene. Amidst the vibrant cultural tapestry, Brazilian pizzas stand out as a delicious fusion of flavors.Calabresa: Smoky Sausage and Onions on a Brazilian CrustMeet Calabresa, a pizza that packs a punch and exemplifies the Brazilian spirit. Named after the spicy Calabrese sausage, this pizza is a celebration of bold and smoky flavors. The crust, often slightly thicker than its Italian counterpart, provides the perfect canvas for a generous layer of tomato sauce.The star of the show is the Calabrese sausage – seasoned with garlic, paprika, and a hint of chili, it adds a smoky kick that sets the taste buds tingling. Compl...