Christianity

Even religious freedom has its limits

When a business decides who can or cannot buy their services or products, is this discrimination?

Central African Republic: The parable of the 11 stolen motorcycles

In 2015, in a vicious round of riots in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Sylvestre Dothe’s house was burned...

Learning to live my truth as a gay person

I was 22 years old before I was open about my sexuality. I hope others won’t have to wait so long

Koleka Putuma’s Christian/ queer collision

The searing play No Easter Sunday For Queers tackles homophobic violence with a new langauge

Religion and conflict in Cameroon

Traditional, Islamic and Christian leaders are all being caught up in the conflict over secession in the Southern Cameroons

The  ‘prosperity gospel’  means exploitation

By ignoring the causes of poverty and injustice, prosperity churches doom people to destitution

Calls to leave US missionary’s body on tribe’s island

John Chau was killed in a hail of arrows almost two weeks ago as he went ashore on North Sentinel island in the Indian Ocean

Dead American told island tribe ‘Jesus loves you’

Police have consulted field experts including anthropologists and tribal welfare and forest officers to help them try and retrieve Chau's body

To hate gays is to hate God

"Are Khumalo’s words not exactly what so many of us need to hear? That we are loved. Where we are. As we are".

The liberal licence 
to kill

The liberal public sphere is still unwilling to accord equal weight to all human lives

Keeping the faith

Organised religion, which tells us to believe in invisible things, does not tackle real suffering

Zambia’s crackdown on sex dolls provokes fierce rights debate

​No one sells them openly, no one admits to owning one, and no one has been arrested— but Zambia is waging a fierce campaign against sex dolls

Latest

R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences