Daily Archives : 23rd May 2010

The World Cup:  Big Win or Own Goal?

The World Cup: Big Win or Own Goal?

Coming hot on the heels of the 1994 ANC election victory and a much-lauded first year in power, replete with calls for reconciliation and the creation of the rainbow nation, the 1995 Rugby World Cup was a sporting, political, international…

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The Synod on the Environment

The Synod on the Environment

Safeguarding the environment and assuming responsibility for its development has been a consistent theme in the recent discourse of the Holy See.  Pope Benedict’s Message for the World Day of Peace (January 1, 2010) and his Address to the Diplomatic…

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Oxfam: Irresponsible to cut Imperfect Aid

Oxfam: Irresponsible to cut Imperfect Aid

Oxfam has in a report admitted publicly for the first, ‘faults’ in the delivery of development aid.  But, the report published Thursday 20th May says, despite its faults aid has helped transform the lives of millions of poor people in…

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