Month

January 2019

All posts published in January 2019

8 posts

Why not registering to vote is bad for democracy

by (~7 min read)

Many South Africans have decided not to register to vote in the upcoming national elections. Anthony Egan SJ begs us to reconsider our decision to register — while we still can — and honour “the memory of those who suffered and sometimes died for what we have ... More »

Education in South Africa — a persisting divide

by (~5 min read)

For South African parents the new school year, inevitably, brings a hike in school fees, that will place even more strain on their already limited finances and increase the inequality gap. Paulina French looks at school fees, 2018 Matric results and the Presid... More »

Magi and Migrants

by (~3 min read)

Had Jesus been born today would the magi have been able to visit him before the Holy Family had to make its escape? Indeed, would the family have escaped into Egypt so easily? Based on what Anthony Egan SJ sees in the world around him, he doesn’t think so. Pic... More »

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