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South Africa is a society obsessed with security. With a police force of 150000 officers, 1 for every 300 South Africans, and another 400000 security guards, more than the police and army combined, security is obviously seen as a priority. On...
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In 2013 the Anabaptist Network in South Africa (ANiSA) organized a first round table of presentations and conversations focusing on Anabaptist theologies in South Africa....
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At the 50th Jubilee anniversary of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), church leaders from more than forty African countries have asked how they can rise up against...
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Eugene felt trapped. He was in prison where his fellow gang members were plotting the murder of a rival. Eugene was against the plot, but could only delay it. His gang...
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