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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.

76 posts

Soweto — a loota continua

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“It is the men and women in our church pews who are either burning down businesses owned by foreigners or who are made to consume fake and expired foods sold by foreigners.”  This is the message delivered by Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya as he investigates the latest... More »

On homophobia and sexism

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Why it is that we pick and choose the standards by which we deem one a bigot or not asks Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya? We are, rightly, prepared to call someone a bigot if they make racist remarks or gestures – as we did with Adam Catsavelos and Vicki Momberg – but ... More »

The ordained are not beyond reproach

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We need robust engagement and the confidence to call one another out regardless of rank if we are to renovate the Church for its mission, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya responding to the recent "Divine Renovation Conference"  held across South Africa by Canadia... More »

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 cur... 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 »

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