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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

The making of a terrorist state

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Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya looks at the increasing incidents of violence in the country and examines the disappointing response by the police and the State in reacting to them. He argues that rather than just doing nothing in the face of violent crime, there is ev... More »

Take the yellow card, Danny

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Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya looks at the case against Danny Jordaan, president of the South African Football Association. He says that what is at stake is how seriously the football association takes the crime of rape and by extension, all other issues around gende... More »

When black lives don’t matter

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When football fans go to watch a game it should be a relaxing and fun-filled event. For some South African families it has not been. It has, rather, been a day of tragic loss. In the recent past, 87 lives have been lost at football games in South Africa. Fikil... More »

We need more than a leadership change

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As the country's leadership transitions, so too must the economic modalities under which South Africa has operated. Much like the country cannot continue under Jacob Zuma, its economy cannot continue to ignore the majority of its stakeholders. Fikile-Ntsikelel... More »

Bishops discuss draft new pastoral plan

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How will the Catholic Church in Southern Africa best respond to the challenges of the times? At their January plenary the bishops have been considering this question as they deliberate on the much awaited new pastoral plan entitled 'Serving God, Humanity and C... More »

Mangope is no hero

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In reflecting on the life of Lucas Mangope, some hard facts seem to have been forgotten. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya argues that a celebration of the late leader's bricks and mortar achievements belongs in the same category as praising colonialism because it brough... More »

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