03.08.2012 - South Africa: The Halal kingdom
Although it holds the world’s smallest percentage of Muslims, there are grounds for asserting that South Africa has a highly advanced halal certification programme. The Rainbow Nation is considered one of the five largest producers of halal products worldwide. And because it comprises 25 per cent of the African continent’s gross domestic product (GDP), significant opportunities exist for halal trade. The story of this development is intricately entwined with South Africa’s unique and painful history, as the fight against apartheid gained momentum in the second half of the last century...............................................Full Article: Source
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