Tag: poverty

It is very scary how when one speaks of hunger and poverty, many South Africans seem to believe the problem is ‘elsewhere’- with some even referring to countries such as Somalia and Ethiopia when the topic is brought up. Reality is, even here in our very own land- a country in which the right to […]

The world’s response to natural disasters is always beautiful to witness. For a moment, we seem to forget our ethnic, national and religious differences to sympathise, empathise, mourn, pray and come to the aid of the afflicted. That South Africa as a state and even it’s ordinary citizens contribute towards such tragedies fills me with […]