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The global “over-summiting” of Africa

Africa appears to have captured the interests of the world's key political and economic powers. Anthony Aduaka SJ observes that a spate of recent summits that...

My home — Africa

Ruvarashe Nyamupangedengu's Matric essay expresses her deep affection for her African heritage. She cherishes her Zimbabwean roots but celebrates that all of Africa is her home....

IN-DEPTH — Crackdown on democratic freedoms thwarts prospects for lasting peace in Africa

Frustrated by an endless lack of governance by African leaders, many question whether democracy is a valid system of governance on the continent. Sarah-Leah Pimentel examines the impact of an authoritative leadership style on lasting stability.

Being gay — a crime?

Did you know there are countries in our world where it is a crime to be gay? A Tanzanian governor has declared war on...

A refugee woman’s pursuit of happiness

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...

The new scramble for Africa: China and the West

Fearmongering seems to be the present modus operandi and the motor force for delivering fake news. Many are finding themselves brainwashed and worshipping at...

Waste: the African problem

We are often led to think that questions surrounding the environment, waste and pollution are a problem for wealthy nations and large multinational corporations....

The simultaneous decline and rise of the Church?

Mphuthumi Ntabeni reflecting on the results of the recent referendum on abortion in Ireland muses on what might be going on. While many blame...

SECAM building the Church in Africa as a family of God

The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) was recently held in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The President of SECAM, Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, Archbishop of...

Jesuits in Africa meet to plan social justice ministries

The Jesuits of Africa and Madagascar who are involved in the Society of Jesus' ministries of social justice on the continent have been meeting...

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Bishop Tsoke moves to Kimberley, Vanqa appointed to Queenstown. Mphiwe ordained for Rustenburg.

At 1pm today in Rome the Holy Father Pope Francis announced that he has appointed as bishop of the diocese of Queenstown, South Africa,...

Don’t give up: a message for the new school year

The 2021 academic year started nearly a month late. Many learners are anxious about the work they missed last year and many are sad...

What do you truly desire?

Inspired by a Netflix series and an Ash Wednesday retreat, Sarah-Leah Pimentel reflects on what she wants out of life. She explains that a...

Continued support for Trump casts shadow on global democracy

United States President Joseph R. Biden Jr, has been in office just shy of a month.  Many people, inside and outside of US borders...