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Finding peace during lockdown

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South Africa will wake up to a nationwide lockdown on 26 March and many other countries around the world are already facing similar restrictions to the individual freedom of movement. The ever increasing number of COVID-19 in... More »

Querida Amazonia, Redemptorist Publications

Querida Amazonia in Five Sentences

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Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia, generated a great deal of commentary immediately after its publication in February. Mike Pothier argues that it is necessary to read the text reflectively to find its tre... More »

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The influence of economics on health

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Many South Africans had hoped that the 2020 Budget Speech on 20 February would provide greater clarity on plans for the National Health Insurance (NHI) plan. However, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni mentioned the NHI only once, in passing. Shrikant Peters observ... More »

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The global “over-summiting” of Africa

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Africa appears to have captured the interests of the world’s key political and economic powers. Anthony Aduaka SJ observes that a spate of recent summits that bring African leaders together with political heavyweights, seemingly, to foster deeper multilateral ... More »

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In terms of the recently gazetted Government Notice 417, section 5.4.1 to find official information regarding COVID-19:

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