- Why faith is on the rise in Africa
Religion has been left to bridge the inequality divide created by corrupt political elites, writes Catholic priest Anthony Egan.
- The slow and steady death of the Dutch Reformed Church
It was once described as the National Party at prayer. But the Dutch Reformed Church numbers are dwindling. Charles Leonard finds out why.
- Preaching the gospel of bling
Zimbabwe's new prophets are packing large arenas with promises of riches and redemption and, boy, are they bringing in the cash.
- Boko Haram: Killing in God's name
The Islamist group may have jihadist overtones, but its rise and power lies in Nigeria's failure to deliver to its citizens adequately.
- Suffer the little children
Humanist Leo Igwe has taken on popular pastor Helen Ukpabio over the hunting of "child witches" in Nigeria.
- Shembe's spiritual legacy lost in the battle for control
With five factions and counting, secular judgments have failed to heal the divisions that have fragmented the Nazareth Baptist Church.
- The revolution threatening to divide SA's Muslims
Some Muslims in South Africa have begun taking on tradition. And that is where things are getting heated with divisions bubbling to the surface.