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Anthony Aduaka SJ

Show BioHide BioA freethinker with an independent mind, Anthony is a Jesuit Scholastic from Nigeria who is currently studying theology at Hekima University College in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to joining the Jesuits, he studied Computer Science and Mathematics and has since completed a degree in Philosophy at Arrupe Jesuit University in Harare, Zimbabwe. Anthony has an interest in reinterpreting the African culture and tradition, history, politics and gender related issues from a perspective that is more humanistic rather than reactionary. He enjoys conversation around these topics.

4 posts

Xenophobia — a by-product of apartheid?

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Xenophobia is an ever-present problem in South Africa. It has resulted in several violent attacks on Africans looking to make a home on the continent's southernmost country. Anthony Aduaka, a Nigerian Jesuit and intern at the Jesuit Institute, suggests th... More »

Who is my neighbour, really?

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Anthony Aduaka unpacks what might be entailed in a tweet that Pope Francis sent in response to a question posed on Twitter by one of his nearly 100 million followers. What lasts, what has value in life and what treasures don’t disappear? This was the question ... More »

I re-dream Africa

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Anthony Aduaka, an intern at Spotlight Africa, reflects on the occasion of Africa Day last week and on his dreams for Africa. He believes that as a family of nations in Africa we ought to stop criticising one another and rather spend our time challenging one o... More »

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