LAURETTA NGCOBO: GRACE and PASSION © Agnes Sam 2015 Lauretta Nozizwe Ngcobo, Novelist, Essayist, Editor, Teacher, Member of the Provincial Legislature, died in Johannesburg on 3 November 2015. Lauretta Ngcobo was born in Capazi a small village in Ixopo, Natal in 1931. At the age of eight she began school when children in other ethnic … Continue Reading »
The most powerful words ever spoken: “I AM” Exodus 3:14.
Roman Catholic Church: Ordination of Women © Agnes Sam 2015 This article is not an argument for or against the Ordination of Women. It is not written by a fundamentalist, or religious fundi. It is hoped it will promote discussion. There are many instances where Catholic history reveals confusion about faith, belief, practice and/or procedure. … Continue Reading »
Agnes Sam 21 September 2015. Is it the colour of our skin? is it because we are living in York and lack the support of an Asian community? Or is it because we are Indian Christians and that is quite rare in this country? This is the question a member of my family asked because … Continue Reading »
Agnes Sam I cannot believe the race I’ve just seen. Lewis Hamilton leading the race until a few laps before the end. And then? The Safety Car? Designed to help Rosberg and hinder Hamilton? Or what? Am I wrong? Did the commentators say Rosberg is ‘on his home ground’; where he grew up’? Or didn’t … Continue Reading »
I doubt the Prime Minister can wholeheartedly celebrate his victory if he studies the faces of the opposition leaders who’ve resigned and the scores of MP’s who’ve lost their seats. Their faces should reflect disappointment and defeat. We the electorate defeated them. Their defeat should disappoint them. Yet it isn’t defeat and disappointment on their … Continue Reading »
The polls misled us into believing it would be a race to the finish line with the two main parties vying for even a small majority. The shock is what the politicians and the electorate are now dealing with. The shock to the politicians who have lost their seats is visible. We can only imagine … Continue Reading »