A letter from a black friend

Over the last few days, I have been in agony as to whether I should write about George Floyd’s killing or not, for several reasons. One, so much is being said so eloquently and powerfully already. Do you need one more voice on this? Secondly, I have not been on social media for years, and…

Worship in times of COVID 19

    Has the Lockdown in South Africa served it’s purpose? There is strong debate amongst many South Africans whether the Lockdown implemented from midnight 26 March 2020, should continue. While a few adjustments have been made as from 1 May 2020, bringing it down to Level 4, generally SA continues with the lockdown. There…

We must act now to prevent food riots

By: Marius Oosthuizen* Our problem is not that we don’t have enough food in South Africa. Our problem is that the food is only available to those who have cash, and the poorer you are, the less likely you are to live near a retailer. It pains me to write this, but unless certain actions…