Sunday, December 3

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Dark Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance and Food Additives
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Dark Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance and Food Additives

Health and development threats have a new boost from antimicrobial resistance (AMR).1 It has been estimated that bacterial AMR was directly responsible for 1.27 million deaths across the world in 2019 and contributed to 4.95 million deaths (1).2 The misuse and overuse of antimicrobials in humans, animals and plants are the main drivers in the development of drug-resistant pathogens.3 AMR affects countries in all regions and at all income levels.4 Its drivers and consequences are exacerbated by poverty and inequality, and low- and middle income countries are most affected.5 AMR puts many of the gains of modern medicine at risk.6 It makes infections harder to treat and makes other medical procedures and treatments – such as surgery, caesarean sections and cancer chemotherapy...
Que’s Kingklip Recipe
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Que’s Kingklip Recipe

Cooking with Bibi Aysha Ingredients: Que’s Kingklip RecipeFor the marinade ingredients:1/4 cup lemon juice2 tablespoons crushed garlic2teaspoon red ginger garlic paste1teaspoon red chilli powder1teaspoon coriander powder1teaspoon cumin powder1/2 teaspoon turmeric Tablespoon mustard powderChopped coriander2 sprigs curry leaves3 tablespoons olive oil FOR FRYING 1teaspoon mustard seeds1teaspoon fenugreek seeds 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 ...
5 Du’as for Palestine
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5 Du’as for Palestine

If the circumstances in Gaza are the catalyst for you to start making more du'a, then let it be. If this is what moves you and causes you to turn back to Allah, then let it be. As our strongest weapon, now is the time that we need to teach ourselves, our families, and our communities how to make du'a. Make du'a from an attentive heart Before occupying ourselves with the particular formulas of certain du'a, the most important thing is to focus on our hearts. The Prophet ﷺ said: “Know that Allah does not answer a du'a from an inattentive heart.” [At-Tirmidhi #3479] Any du'a that comes from your heart with sincerity is a good du'a, even if it is not a du'a specifically mentioned in the Qur’an or Sunnah. A sincere du'a from the heart is better than one that has been memorized ...
No place for Palestinians to flee after Israel declares war
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No place for Palestinians to flee after Israel declares war

Over 1000 people have lost their lives in the recent attacksThe Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalates with no immediate resolution in sightThe recent upheavals, triggered by Israel's declaration of war and subsequent bombings, have left the Gaza strip residents displaced and distraught. The situation is particularly dire for innocent civilians who have lost their homes and livelihoods, with no place to seek refuge.The Sudden OnslaughtAmer Ashour, a resident of Gaza City, found his world turned upside down when Israel began its bombardment. What was supposed to be a joyous occasion, the birth of his second child, was marred by the devastation that awaited him at home. Their 11-story residential building in Al-Nasr neighborhood was reduced to rubble following the Israeli fo...
Manchester United suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Galatasaray in the Champions League
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Manchester United suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Galatasaray in the Champions League

In a shocking turn of events, Manchester United suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Galatasaray in the Champions League. This loss adds to United's ever-worsening start to the season and puts manager Erik ten Hag under immense pressure. Let's delve into the details of this surprising match.The Match AnalysisThe game started with high expectations for United, but they fell short of delivering a strong performance. Despite acknowledging their poor start to the season, manager Erik ten Hag was unable to provide a satisfactory explanation for his team's disappointing display. He stressed the need for improvement and acknowledged the difficult period they are going through.Galatasaray took advantage of United's weaknesses and secured their first away win in the Champions Leag...
29 bank branches where you can get your Smart ID and Passport in South Africa
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29 bank branches where you can get your Smart ID and Passport in South Africa

Absa Bank has confirmed that it now offers Home Affairs Smart ID and Passport services at six of its branches in South Africa, taking the total number of bank branches to 29 so far.The confirmation follows the announcement from the Department of Home Affairs this week that the pilot with the banks would be extended to March 2024.An Absa spokesperson said that in the beginning of the bank’s partnership with the DHA in 2017, the group launched with five branches offering Smart ID and passport application services.“Over this period, these branches have performed well. DHA services were recently activated at a sixth branch in Stellenbosch, Western Cape,” it said.Services at the Stellenbosch branch were activated in July, it said.The DHA currently only lists 27 bank branches on...
Long Weekend in UAE: Demand for Umrah Soars as South African Residents Opt for Spiritual Trips
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Long Weekend in UAE: Demand for Umrah Soars as South African Residents Opt for Spiritual Trips

The upcoming long weekend in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to witness a surge in the demand for Umrah trips, particularly among South African residents. While many people would typically plan vacations or leisure activities during extended weekends, a growing number of individuals are turning to spiritual journeys to Saudi Arabia instead. This trend reflects the deep-rooted religious significance of Umrah for Muslims worldwide.Extended Weekend Offers Perfect OpportunityThe long weekend, which includes a public holiday on Friday, September 29, to mark Prophet Muhammad's ﷺ birthday, provides the perfect opportunity for South African residents to undertake their spiritual journeys. Combined with the Saturday-Sunday weekend, this three-day break ensures that individuals have ample time...
The Benefits of Water for Bright and Beautiful Skin
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The Benefits of Water for Bright and Beautiful Skin

Water is often referred to as the elixir of life, and for good reason. Not only is it essential for our overall health and well-being, but it also plays a crucial role in maintaining the beauty and radiance of our skin. Our skin is the largest organ in our body, and it requires proper hydration to function optimally.Importance of Hydration for SkinHydration and Skin HealthProper hydration is fundamental for maintaining the health of our skin. When we drink enough water, it reaches our skin cells through the bloodstream, providing them with the hydration they need to function optimally. Dehydration, on the other hand, can lead to skin issues such as dryness, dullness, and even premature aging.Transepidermal Water Loss and Skin BarrierOne of the key functions of water is to ...
South African Currency is stable amidst Natural Disasters
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South African Currency is stable amidst Natural Disasters

The Rand as a currency has been trading at 18.9800 against the dollar, not far from its previous close of 18.9850.1 This shows it is stabilizing. The South African Reserve bank (SARB) will announce its interest rate decision on Thursday and provide clues on the country’s future rate path.2 The dollar last traded near its previous close of 105.260 against a basket of global currencies.3 “The SARB is expected to keep rates unchanged but remain hawkish on the back of concerns of an uptick in inflation on the back of the higher fuel price,” Andre Cilliers, currency strategist at TreasureOne.4The US Federal Reserve is also expected to keep rate unchanged when it meets on Wednesday, he added, “but with a hawkish outlook given the higher oil price and higher inflation numbers”.5 ...
Extending Aid to Morocco’s Earthquake Victims: Al Ansaar Foundation Calls for Your Support
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Extending Aid to Morocco’s Earthquake Victims: Al Ansaar Foundation Calls for Your Support

Morocco, a land known for its rich history and vibrant culture, now stands in desperate need of our compassion and support. A devastating earthquake, the strongest in over a century, has wreaked havoc on this North African nation. More than 2,000 lives have been lost, and over 2,400 people are injured. As we witness this tragedy unfold, it's our collective responsibility to come forward and provide relief to those affected. When and Where Disaster StruckOn Friday night, at approximately 6:11 p.m. ET, the earth trembled beneath Morocco's High Atlas mountain range, located just 72 kilometers southwest of the picturesque city of Marrakech. The tremors rippled far and wide, reaching as north as Casablanca.The magnitude of this earthquake, measured at 6.8, categorizes it as "st...