Month

April 2019

All posts published in April 2019

15 posts

‘I need South Africa as much as it needs me’

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Despite vigorous appeals from South Africa’s president, its uncertain and rapidly declining economic and political outlook is driving many citizens to emigrate. Paulina French has been mulling over her reasons for staying, despite attractive opportunities abro... More »

Folau gives faith a bad name

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Australian rugby sensation, Israel Folau and those who support his outrageous comments on social media might think that his actions make him a martyr for Christianity. For Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya, his posts make him a bigot. More »

Notre-Dame weeps

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The cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris burned last night, as much of it was devastated by an aggressive fire tearing through its heart. Grant Tungay SJ, studies theology in Paris and frequently worshipped at the Paris cathedral. He shares wi th us the moment he... More »

The enigma that is Rwanda

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As the world celebrates what Rwanda has been able to achieve in the last 25 years and how many Africans seem ready to embrace the Kagame way, the inevitable and uncomfortable question is whether democracy is overrated, asks Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. More »

CWD closure — an insider’s story

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The shattering collapse and closure of Catholic Welfare and Development (CWD) late last year may have come as a shock to some. But, it wasn’t much of a surprise to those more familiar with CWD’s recent history, writes Graham Wilson. He is the financial adminis... More »

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