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A queer thing is going on in Southern Africa’s churches
A queer thing is going on in Southern Africa’s churches
Pitting themselves against conservative religious institutions, a few dedicated activists in Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa are working to...
Letters to the editor: October 21 to 27 2016
Letters to the editor: October 21 to 27 2016
With all the protests rocking universities, I am left wondering: Is a university education still worth it? The protests have shone a light on how the...
Editorial: Free the mind, decolonise religion
Editorial: Free the mind, decolonise religion
Africa is struggling to decolonise itself – to remove the remains of a system of structural oppression that has left most of Africa underdeveloped...
​A multiverse of experiences at Fantastic exhibition
​A multiverse of experiences at Fantastic exhibition
Around the time of the collapse of TB Joshua’s hostel in Lagos, an event in which a supposed life restorer cheaply turned the death of more than...
Pass Pastor Steven Anderson ... then the sick bag
Pass Pastor Steven Anderson ... then the sick bag
Did you hear the one about the fire alarm salesperson who became an enemy of the South African state? I’m referring to the decision of home...
Homophobic US pastor 'may spread hate here' says regretful SA church group
Homophobic US pastor 'may spread hate here' says regretful SA church group
The Evangelical Alliance of South Africa (TEASA) said it regrets that US preacher Steven Anderson’s “hatred for LGBTs may be spread here”...
The sound of one male ego flapping is enough to banish a whole pride of lions
The sound of one male ego flapping is enough to banish a whole pride of lions
In my tiny tent, wrapped in darkness and my sleeping bag, I revisit the images of the day: lion cubs cuffing one another and their mothers,...
Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society
Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society
When she was appointed public protector in October 2009 Thuli Madonsela could not have predicted the dark times she would face when her investigations brought her face to face with the highest power in the land: the president of the republic....
How religious will the world be in the future? Here's what the data says.
How religious will the world be in the future? Here's what the data says.
Data, like the scriptures, typically reveals the hand of its creator – which, in both cases, is human. This is a prosaic way of saying that data...
We’ve bastardised blessed with a #
We’ve bastardised blessed with a #
‘May He give you all the desires of your heart” – Psalm 20:4.
Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
The French existentialist philosopher and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre pointed to the dilemma of God and belief. “That God does not exist, I cannot...

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