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South African Muslims’ Venture into Cyberspace

South African Muslims’ Venture into Cyberspace

South Africa’s small but religiously vibrant community has always used a number of available structures to express their Muslim identity. In the twentieth century, printing presses such Ali’s Printers, Formset and Impress put Muslim media (Muslim Views, The Majlis, Al-Balaagh and Al-Qalam) into circulation. Now, they have ventured into the brave new world of cyberspace where new virtual activities are undertaken and experimented with, and where new virtual communities are created (Slevin 2002; Smith et al 2000). Individuals and organizations from within the Muslim community have set up websites as a method of pursuing a challenging form of sharing and disseminating information.

 

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