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Anthony Aduaka SJ

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A 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.

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Beyond the spectrum of colour!

Over the past few months, we have witnessed worldwide calls for an end to racial oppression in all its forms. Social media platforms and...

The global “over-summiting” of Africa

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...

A Dialogue with Querida Amazonia

The Vatican released Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia on 12 February, responding to the 2019 Synod on the pastoral challenges in the Amazon region. Over the...

Racism, they say, is dead

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The quest for freedom and its limits

Our contemporary definition of freedom has become a self-serving pursuit. Anthony Aduaka SJ argues that this definition has gone astray and needs to be re-evaluated to include...

When love ends badly

A spate of reporting in Kenya on crimes of passion causes Anthony Aduaka to reflect on the reasons why the principles of love have...

Xenophobia or ignorance: changing the narratives

Anthony Aduaka SJ tries to understand the psychology behind the xenophobic attacks in South Africa in early September. He argues that much of the distrust by...

The unspoken horror of electricity shortage in Nigeria

Anthony Aduaka is a Jesuit from Nigeria and has been fascinated in recent weeks by the talk of load-shedding and the discussion around electricity...

Xenophobia — a by-product of apartheid?

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...

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Xenophobia — a by-product of apartheid?

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