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Xenophobia – a by-product of apartheid?

by (~5 min read)

Xenophobia is an ever-present problem in South Africa. It has resulted in several violent attacks on Africans looking to make a home on the continent’s southernmost country. Anthony Aduaka, a Nigerian Jesuit and intern at the Jesuit Institute, suggests that “t... More »

Waste: the African problem

by (~8 min read)

We are often led to think that questions surrounding the environment, waste and pollution are a problem for wealthy nations and large multinational corporations. In this piece, Togolese Jesuit Jean Amegble interrogates this myth showing that although developed... More »

State looting and the Church

by (~4 min read)

The looting of the state coffers is a crime against the poor that requires, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya argues, that the church respond to its prophetic mission of being on the side of the marginalised. Imagine if the government gave the most vulnerable members of ... More »

They’re still coming

by (~6 min read)

South Africa is something of a conundrum. Life here is hard, yet people want to visit, want to work, want to play in our home. We don’t always make it easy for them and every obstacle we put forward is at the detriment to our tourist industry. However, against... More »

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