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We'll try make a plan


Women are disproportionately affected by violence and poverty in South Africa; our country’s townships are filled with stories of despair and a lack of opportunity. For some, the solution is to turn to crime, falling into the trap of drugs and gangsterism. But... More »

We need more than a leadership change


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 »

SA not ready for WYD yet, says archbishop


Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town, president of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference, has told Spotlight Africa that although Mini World Youth Day (MWYD), which was held in Durban in December was a great success, there were also difficulties... More »

Bishops meet with other faith leaders


Representatives from the Muslim, Bahai, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish and various Christian communities spent time with the Catholic bishops of Southern Africa in Pretoria where they reflected on the Church's role in society over the past 200 years and discussed way... More »


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