/ 6 April 2023

God in politics: Divine boundaries exist in secular South Africa

Jacob Zuma
Divine silence: Jacob Zuma (centre) receives blessing from pastors and preachers at an inter-faith gathering held in May 2017 to pray for him, at the height of state capture. He resigned as president nine months later, after pressure from the ANC itself. Photo: Rajesh Jantilal/AFP/Getty Images
The country is hyper religious but has prided itself on not talking politics at the church table

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