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Stan Muyebe OP

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Stan Muyebe OP is the Provincial for the Dominican Order in Southern Africa. He directs the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference Justice and Peace Commission. He also serves as an associate researcher both at the University of Pretoria and Domuni University. As a human rights activist and anti-corruption activist, he was involved as a complainant in the State Capture Inquiry which was conducted by Advocate Thuli Madonsela.

Popular movements as the catalyst for economic transformation

Commenting on a Vatican meeting with popular movements in late October, Stan Muyebe OP observes that economic justice and overcoming inequality are at the...

Small-scale farmers need much more than a bailout

The financial stimulus package for businesses in distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic is the South African Government's strategy to begin the process of...

Millions at risk of abject poverty after the expiry of the COVID-19 grant

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a basic income grant to those who were the most affected by the...

Laudato Si’ revisited: God heals our spiritual disconnectedness

Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si' reminds us that health of the natural world and the health of the soul are inextricably connected. Fr. Stan...

Social justice: food poverty and affordability during COVID-19

As the lockdown progresses, the poor are the hardest hit. At the best of times, their ability to buy food is based daily or...

The exploitation of human suffering for political gain

The parliamentary debate on 18 February, that was meant to reflect on the previous week's State of the Nation Address, unravelled into a mudslinging...

The victims of listeriosis — making the private sector answerable to the poor

Since 2018, the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference's (SACBC) Justice and Peace Commission has offered pastoral and legal accompaniment to some of the victims of the listeriosis...

The Amazon Synod and the extractive industry — lessons for the Church in Africa

The Final Document of the Amazon Synod provides, among other things, a powerful contribution to Catholic social teaching and the Church's pastoral response to...

Ecological conversion – Mining should be banned in water source areas

The drought in Gauteng has once again drawn attention to the ongoing issue of water scarcity in South Africa. Stan Muyebe OP examines the impact of...

Prophetic mission of the church still weak and limping

Part of the Church's mission is to be a prophetic voice in the world. However, as Fr. Stan Muyebe points out, a prophetic voice must always...

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Farm workers’ struggle for dignified working and living conditions

Farm workers are among the most exploited of labourers in South Africa. Stan Muyebe OP explains the challenges around the precariousness of labour in our strained economy and shines a light on the efforts of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace Commission to secure basic rights for rural farm workers.

Albinism Awareness Month – an opportunity to debunk harmful myths

People living with albinism in southern Africa fear for their lives. Many are killed for their body parts, which are then used in rituals....

Small-scale farmers need much more than a bailout

The financial stimulus package for businesses in distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic is the South African Government's strategy to begin the process of...

Social justice: food poverty and affordability during COVID-19

As the lockdown progresses, the poor are the hardest hit. At the best of times, their ability to buy food is based daily or...

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