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“Spare the rod, spoil the child”

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An encounter with a rude child causes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya to reflect on the “spare the rod, spoil the child” dictum and wonders why the debate over disciplining children is reduced to an all or nothing argument. I had a mini road rage incident over the week... More »

Not playing nicely…

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The decision by the Zambian Football Association to refuse to play an international friendly against South Africa in protest of the xenophobic attacks, reminds us that sometimes sport can be a useful weapon of international diplomacy and punishment. With so ma... More »

Women — the invisible face of migration

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Having spent some time at the Scalabrinian-run Bienvenu Women’s Shelter in Johannesburg, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya reflects on how women are still largely invisible in conversations around migration and xenophobia. He shines a light on some of the challenges and ... More »

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