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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.

34 posts

I wish we did not celebrate Women’s Day

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The celebration of Women’s Day hides a deeper perpetual wrong that is committed against half the population. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya suggests that a change in the name of the holiday could achieve more for women than the celebration of Women’s Day does currentl... More »

FNB Stadium deaths – lest we forget

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It has been a year since two fans died at FNB stadium. The inaction over these deaths shame our commitment to the sanctity of life and the rule of law writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. French writer Milan Kundera famously noted that “the struggle of man against p... More »

The sin of Burberry

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Luxury fashion brand Burberry lays bare the contradiction between materialism and the life that the Christian faith invites us to. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya argues that the high fashion and motor industry are the face of crass materialism and consumerism. He says... More »

Calling the Church out on its inequality

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Sadly, the Equality Report produced by the South African Human Rights Commission in South Africa makes for dismal reading and calls on all of us to play our role in creating a more equitable and just society. Here, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya calls the Church to it... More »

Mandela and the relay race we must run

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The binary view of Mandela as either a political saint or a sinner blinds us from seeing our role in the race that Madiba was only a part of. It is a race that is still being run today as Fikile Ntsikelelo Moya outlines for us. I am certain that there are many... More »

Proving age is but a number

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Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya reflects on how the ever-growing cult of ageism robs society and its youth of memory and valuable experience. On the flipside, the dismissal of the youth as having nothing positive to contribute is not any better. Discrimination on the b... More »

Let us really play

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When the purpose of sport is reduced to winning and losing, we lose sight of why God has given some among us the athletic gifts to inspire and entertain, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. The beauty of sport is that it has a knack for asking or answering some of ... More »

Set the captives free?

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Spotlight.Africa’s Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya spoke to Fr Jordan Ngondo, a veteran chaplain at the Department of Correctional Services, about his vision of prison ministry. Fr Ngondo says: “I would like to see the churches journeying with the offenders from the da... More »

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