Miss February 2021, Monica Brown

Our Miss February 2021 is 68 years old, captivating Monica Brown, who is the embodiment of Veritas, the Roman goddess of truth  In Roman mythology, Veritas, meaning truth, was the goddess of truth, a daughter of Saturn and the mother of Virtue. It was believed that she hid in the bottom of a holy well …

Farewell Archbishop Abel Gabuza

Abel Gabuza was born in Alexandra on 23 March 1955. He was one of six children. After his father died when he was very young,  his mother sent him to boarding school to provide a safer environment than the local schools.  He began his studies at St. Paul Minor Seminary in his formative years, and …

Gratitude-The Power To Heal

As the world continues to battle against Covid-19 and contain its spread, there are two stories playing out before our eyes. On one hand, we can choose to see negativity – a strained healthcare system, an uncertain economic outlook, and anxiety over when our lives will return to normal, if ever. It’s easy to dwell …

Concept Of Race Is Not Genetically Grounded

Over the past few decades, genetic research has revealed two deep truths about people. The first is that all humans are closely related. Everyone has the same collection of genes, but with the exception of identical twins, everyone has slightly different versions of some of them. Studies of this genetic diversity have allowed scientists to …