Spotlight: on the things that matter


In a world where news evolves rapidly it is often difficult to be attentive and discerning. In an environment where fake news seeks to mislead, strives to be a reliable, reasoned and informed source. sheds light on the social, political and economic happenings in Southern Africa. It offers analysis and commentary – informed by Catholic Social Teaching and Christian ethics – on the things that matter to Africans. In the marketplace of public opinion, Spotlight Africa is a dependable and independent voice as it illuminates what needs to be brought into the light and communicated to the world. Continue reading “Spotlight: on the things that matter”

Ending Aids together

This years’ Aids day commemoration at Hope House took place on November 30 as many other events would be held at local, regional and national level on December 1.

Somehow, Fr Larry McDonnel SDB (82) was the person most mentioned during the event and rightly so. He is the “founding father” of Hope House. “Only God knows how many lives you have saved with this initiative” someone pointed out.

After the opening prayer by Mrs Sithole he was asked to light the candle remembering those affected and infected by HIV/Aids and say a few words.

“This is our life. This is Christ, our life” he said.

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