Self Reliance

By Abida Ali (Kampala, Uganda) The greatest virtues that one should try to cultivate are the habit of self-reliance. A man who relies upon himself wins a sort of glorious independence. For he has not to wait to be helped by others. To depend…

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Mercy, O Soul!

By Mohamedarif Suleman (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)  There is so much that goes on in a person’s life span, excruciating downfalls and ecstatic rises, and everything in between, and as the series of events take place, they systematically mould the personality and value system…

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The Transition from Classroom to Office

By Mehreen Mushtak Nazarali Walking in and seeing new faces being all nervous and excited! At that point in time, we did not even know what mixed nerves were. Yes! It was the first day of grade school. As we walk in and embrace…

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Hijab – Liberation or Oppression?

By Mohamedhusein Kara (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) Islam has constantly emphasized on the concept of modesty in religion. In chapter 24, verse 31, Allah commands the Prophet; “Say to the believing women that: they should cast down their glances and guard their private parts…

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