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'Tell the truth as it is'
'Tell the truth as it is'
St Albert's church hall was bustling with fidgety school children. "Sssh!" hissed a teacher, as rows of small legs swung impatiently against the...
Uncertain future for migrants at Methodist church
Uncertain future for migrants at Methodist church
For thousands of Zimbabweans who flee their troubled country, the Central Methodist Church in downtown Johannesburg is the only home they know.
Paul Verryn: What went wrong?
Paul Verryn: What went wrong?
A power struggle in the Methodist Church? A pre-World Cup clean-up cloaked in official hypocrisy? Or the reining in of a gung-ho cleric who has...
Bishop Verryn suspended
Bishop Verryn suspended
Paul Verryn, the Johannesburg Central Methodist Church bishop, has been suspended from the Methodist Church of SA, a lawyer said on Thursday.
Refugee church 'unsustainable', say civil society groups
Refugee church 'unsustainable', say civil society groups
Civil society organisations described Johannesburg's Central Methodist Church, where thousands of migrants have taken shelter, as unsustainable....
SACC: Govt the villain in refugee saga
SACC: Govt the villain in refugee saga
The primary villain in the Central Methodist Church (CMC) Zimbabwean refugee saga is not Bishop Paul Verryn, but government, the South African...
Relocation imminent for Zim refugees
Relocation imminent for Zim refugees
The registration of Zimbabwean refugees living at the Central Methodist Church has been completed, the Gauteng local government department said on...
Zim refugees: UNHCR warns of xenophobic attacks
Zim refugees: UNHCR warns of xenophobic attacks
Preventing the transportation of refugees from Musina to Johannesburg was likely to ignite xenophobic attacks in the Limpopo town, the UN High...
'Special deal on cards for Zim refugees in SA'
'Special deal on cards for Zim refugees in SA'
The government is looking at granting special status to Zimbabwean refugees in South Africa that will allow them to reside and work in the country...
Where Zim's shifting flock comes to rest
Where Zim's shifting flock comes to rest
Andiswa Daniso (21) sleeps on the floor with about 1 500 other Zimbabweans in the Central Methodist Church in downtown Johannesburg.
Youth mobilise against xenophobia
Youth mobilise against xenophobia
The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) and other youth bodies on Friday launched a campaign against xenophobia following the recent...
'Shelters', not camps, for foreigners
'Shelters', not camps, for foreigners
The Department of Home Affairs said on Wednesday it planned to establish shelters for foreigners who have fled xenophobic attacks over the last two...

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