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Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya

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Fikile-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.

The Church’s response in times of increased joblessness and crime

Statistics South Africa released its employment figures in late July. The data shows that unemployment has increased and the job market remains stagnant. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya draws links...

When 67 minutes just isn’t enough

South Africans celebrated Mandela Day on 18 July, giving back 67 minutes in service of others. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya assesses the vast sums raised for political and cultural activities. He suggests they be repurposed to serve society’s most vulnerable.

UPDATED — It is Christian to defend the rights of all

Be it culture, tradition or religion, we should respect one another’s differences and we should all stand up for one another. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya provides an update on the recent case of a Muslim military officer who faces disciplinary action for refusing to remove her headscarf.

The right to offend

Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya focuses on the dilemma of why the right to offend is so seldom exercised.

Kick the habit in our churches

The Church in South Africa can learn from the experiences of sister Churches around the world. One such learning is in the outreach she is prepared to offer from within her own walls to help her addicted faithful kick the habit asserts Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

It’s not just the EFF’s trash cans that need looking into

While one can expect to find dirt on individuals and organisations in politics, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya has drawn a parallel with the alarming fact that some churches have their own garbage cans full.

God versus the gods of sport

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 at all costs.

Solidarity in sodalities — Does the cloth make the (wo)man?

With one of the most important religious events imminent, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya looks at one anomaly surrounding that which should be a universally embraced event by like-minded people.

It took death to prick our national conscience on homelessness

The murders of five people living on the streets of Pretoria has provoked calls for an urgent investigation into finding the killer. It’s pitiful that the death of human beings is what it takes to shock us to see — and maybe respond to — those who live on our streets.

Right-to-die activist sentenced to house arrest for three murders

In an outcome certain to further fuel the euthanasia debate, the practice’s best-known practitioner, Sean Davison was sentenced to three years correctional supervision after he was found guilty on three counts of murder, reports Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya,

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Guns, drums and accordions

For nearly 20 years, a tiny Lesotho village has been at the epicentre of a deadly turf war among music gangs. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya explains...

Catholic priest and exorcist speaks of the occult following conviction of Sandile Mantsoe

Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya speaks to Johannesburg priest and exorcist, Fr Godwin Garuba, to understand the Catholic view on the occult and exorcisms in the light...

Solidarity in sodalities — Does the cloth make the (wo)man?

With one of the most important religious events imminent, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya looks at one anomaly surrounding that which should be a universally embraced event by like-minded people.

I reject ‘Cancel Culture’

Worldwide, a mixture of furore and acclaim has accompanied a strongly opinionated open letter by more than 100 respected artists, thinkers and writers who...

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