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A refugee woman’s pursuit of happiness

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Women bear more than their fair share of the burdens left by the violent conflicts existing across Africa. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya recently visited a women’s shelter run by religious sisters near the Zimbabwe-South Africa border. There, he spoke to women trying... More »

Of marijuana and morals

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The Constitutional Court in South Africa has ruled  that adults found using, in private possession of, or cultivating dagga for their personal use will not be prosecuted. The ruling is a controversial one that has sparked reactions from all sides. For Fikile-N... More »

In the line of fire

by (~5 min read)

Whether as victims of crime or fires, the poor are always sidelined and find themselves on the back foot and at the mercy of a government that systematically fails them. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya calls for advocacy in defense of the poor which requires that we ha... More »

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 »

Calling a #MeToo moment for African Sisters

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The repugnant revelations of the abuse of minors in the Church have led many to point the finger at what they suggest is a homosexual subculture among priests. The suggestion then is that gay clergy are exclusively to blame for the recent horrors. But, if this... More »

On homophobia and sexism

by (~4 min read)

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 »

Why public hearings on land must continue

by (~7 min read)

Much undue criticism has come from the parliamentary process of holding public assemblies across the country giving diverging South African constituencies the opportunity to hear and to speak on the issue of land expropriation without compensation. Mphuthumi N... More »

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