The making of Malema

[notice]Pastor Afrika Mhlophe says public figures like expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema are products of a corrupt, worldly system. ‘Can anything be done about it?’ he poses.[/notice]We held our breath and now we can afford to breathe a collective sigh of relief. There are two things that have […]

Two more rhino killed. Do we care?

[notice]Tourism professional Craig Duffield reports on the alarming slaughter of rhinos in South Africa by poachers, and asks whether we as Christians should care about this onslaught that threatens the survival of this species.[/notice] According to Kruger National Park spokesman, William Mabasa, people in a safari vehicle found the carcasses […]

The real State of the Nation

[notice]Pastor Afrika Mhlophe unmasks some realities about our nation — realities that the Church should be addressing.[/notice]The State of the Nation (SONA) address is meant to help mirror where we are as a nation but also act as pointer on where we are going. President Jacob Zuma’s latest address was […]

Living with regrets

[notice]A fortnightly column by Anna Heydenrych.[/notice] I was driving on the freeway on my way to a meeting the other day. As I neared my destination, I wasn’t concentrating and I took the wrong off-ramp. This resulted in me driving for 10 kilometres in the wrong direction. I regretted my […]

The plight of the poor

    [notice]Pastor Afrika Mhlophe considers the situation of poor people and the Biblical injunction to care for them.[/notice] The recently released matric results have again reminded us of the difference that exist between resourced and under resourced schools. Excellent academic achievement is something of a norm for resourced schools […]