A Pakistan court has thrown out all charges against a disabled Christian girl accused of blasphemy in a case that drew international condemnation.
Pakistan's blasphemy laws may be used to punish Muslims suspected of ransacking a Hindu temple, in a state where laws are used against Islam offences.
A number of organisations have made their voices heard over comments by President Jacob Zuma equating a vote for the ANC to a pass to heaven.
The reaction of opposition parties to President Jacob Zuma's heaven comments is "childish", ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday.
As outrage mounted on Monday over President Jacob Zuma's promise of a place in heaven for ANC voters, the ANC chaplain general sprang to his defence.
The SA Council of Churches hopes to meet President Jacob Zuma over his "problematic" statement that a vote for the ANC will get people into heaven.
Pakistan blocked access to Facebook on Wednesday over a competition encouraging users to post caricatures of the Prophet Muhammed on the site.