|Islam in the Public Sphere in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Prospects and Challenges||
The Islamic presence in South Africa dates over three centuries.
|"A man of keen perceptive faculties" : Aboobaker Amod Jhaveri, an "Arab" in Colonial Natal, circa 1872-1887||
Indians arrived in South Africa in two streams. Between 1860 and 1911, a total of 152 184 indentured labourers were introduced into colonial Natal mainly to work on the sugar plantations, though some were employed in other sectors of the economy. This initial flow …