South Africa

South Africa’s Benedict Option

An Afrikaner community’s bid to preserve its identity

What is National Gratitude?

National gratitude is a virtue but only if wisely calculated and directed, based at least partly on intent. 

Chinese Communist Party Opens School in Tanzania
CCP Opens Party School in Tanzania

Chinese Communist Party opens the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Leadership School in conjunction with six other African countries.

Archbishop Tutu and an Often-Forgotten Hero - Beyers Naudé
Archbishop Tutu and an Often-Forgotten Hero

As we remember Archbishop Desmond Tutu, we should, amongst many others, also remember the great Reverend Beyers Naudé.

How Christians Should Engage with Politics: A Conversation with John Barrett
How Christians Should Engage with Politics: A Conversation with John Barrett

In this interview, John Barrett answers several questions based on his book, “Evangelism and Politics: A Christian Perspective on the Church and the State.”

Defending Apartheid & Hating America?

There’s an odd column in American Greatness, on the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s prison release, lamenting the fall of apartheid in South Africa, which it portrays as a calamity negotiated by “conniving Communists in the ANC and their knavish collaborator, F. W. de Klerk.”

“Dragon Lady” & “Mother of the Nation”

Anna Chennault and Winnie Mandela, two formidable women who represented some of the last century’s great international conflicts, have died.

South African President Zuma Resigns
South African President Zuma Resigns

Facing a parliamentary no-confidence vote after defying orders from the National Executive Committee (NEC) of his African National Congress (ANC) party to step down, President Jacob Zuma has resigned.

Christianity and Crisis in South Africa Today
Christianity & Crisis in South Africa Today

Can the churches in South Africa speak to the country’s spiritual and political crisis today?

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