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Statement by Southern Africa Yearly Meeting of Quakers on Israel and Palestine

14 December 2023 As Quakers it is both our experience and belief that there is a Divine Light (or “That of God”) within each person, regardless of their faith, creed or race.  From this, stems our commitment to stand against … Continue reading

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SA Quaker News — September 2023

The latest edition of the SA Quaker News is available on the Publications page, or it can be downloaded here: https://www.quakers.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/SAQN-253-web.pdf

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Namibia Quaker Community Statement on Same-Sex Marriages

Media statement No embargo  Enquiries: email justin@nawa.co.na We, the Namibian Quaker Community, feel it is important to raise our stance on the rights of the LGBT+ community, in the wake of recent Supreme Court decisions, and statements in Parliament and … Continue reading

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Quakers urge government to implement a universal basic income or face ‘dire consequences’

This article by the YM Co-Clerks, Gregory Mthembu-Salter and Benonia Nyakuwanikwa, was published in the Daily Maverick at the following link: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2023-05-03-quakers-urge-government-to-implement-universal-basic-income/

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SA Quaker News, April 2023, is out

Download the latest edition of SAQN (Issue 252) from the Publications page.

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Discussion documents on a Universal Basic Income Grant

Below are two PDF files on UBIG. They can be viewed either by scrolling in the block where you see the text, or they can be downloaded by clicking the “Download” button beneath each. If you struggle to access them, … Continue reading

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SA Quaker News, November 2022, now available

The latest SA Quaker News, Number 251, published in October 2022 is now available from the link below. SA Quaker News — November 2022 The issue starts with a focus on World Quaker Day 2022 celebrations at the Meetings in … Continue reading

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SA Quaker News, September 2022, now available

The latest SA Quaker News, Number 250, published in September 2022 is now available from the link below. SA Quaker News — September 2022 The issue has a large focus on Ubuntu, the theme for the SAYM Yearly Meeting coming … Continue reading

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Yearly Meeting 2023

The upcoming YM 2023 of the Southern Africa Yearly Meeting will be taking place from 3-8 January 2023 at Good Shepherd Retreat Centre in Hartbeespoort. Please check the Events page for details and to download registration forms.

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SAQN 249 — May 2022 now available

Go the the Publications page to read or download the latest edition of SA Quaker News.

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