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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.

85 posts

God versus the gods of sport

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Competition in sport can be a good thing but it can also be detrimental and have devastating effects when competitors, to God-like status. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya looks at how competitors have been put on pedestals to the point where they feel they have to win ... More »

A modern-day Good Samaritan

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In this day and age, where so many issues are viewed with suspicion, there are still those who restore our faith in humanity. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya tells the story of how one man selflessly did the right thing to assist another human being in a tricky situati... More »

Does a bible belong in Parliament?

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Immediately after leading him in the taking of the oath of office, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng gave the newly inaugurated President, Cyril Ramaphosa, the bible he had sworn on; and thus started a new Justice Mogoeng controversy. In a secular state such as So... More »

Terrorism and religious tastes

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The spate of attacks spurred by religious extremism is growing at an alarming rate. As Muslim believers the world over observe the sacred month of Ramadan, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya worries about the recurring need for revenge that religious hate can inspire. More »

Why voting is not enough

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Many South Africans made a firm decision not to vote on 8 May given the bevy of corrupt politicians and the deplorable state of public infrastructure and services. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya was among these, as he writes. More »

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