The gear maker said that busy events can create challenges for operators as many people attempt to access the mobile network at the same time. With millions making the Umrah and Hajj pilgrimage each year, this challenge is elevated.Read more
The Indian government is working on a mechanism where Haj pilgrims can perform their rituals at a reasonable cost, which also includes accommodation and travel to Saudi Arabia.Read more
In 1989, an elderly man walked into a fish and chips shop in Jo’burg’s inner city and offered the owner, Fazel Ebrahim, this advice: “Always save your shiniest coin.”
Since then, Ebrahim plucked the glossiest coin from the till and dropped it into a tin. By the time he went on hajj in 2011, he had saved R150 000 for him and his wife to make the religious Islamic pilgrimage.