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Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya

Show BioHide BioFikile-Ntsikelelo Moya is an independent journalist and former editor of The Mercury, The Witness and Sowetan and a senior journalist at many other mainstream South African newspapers.

59 posts

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 »

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 »

‘Tis the season… but not jolly

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The ’16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children’ would have far greater impact if we also paid attention to some of the issues that trigger violent behaviour. Violence committed against children and women during this season escalates. We se... More »

Being gay — a crime?

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Did you know there are countries in our world where it is a crime to be gay? A Tanzanian governor has declared war on gay people, setting up a special operations team in his police force to track down gays and jail them for life, for being who they are. Fikile... More »

Man abused by priest in SA wants justice

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Clergy sex abuse continues to be exposed across the world. This week a South African man spoke publicly about how he was sexually abused by a priest. Fikile-Ntiskelelo Moya says accountability and action cannot come soon enough. The revelation this week by Wil... More »

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