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Commission calls for new limits to halt the commercialisation of religion
Commission calls for new limits to halt the commercialisation of religion
When Sipho Dlamini proposed to Thandi Mokoena* earlier this year, she was overjoyed.
US conservatism funds churches in Africa, stifling queer rights
US conservatism funds churches in Africa, stifling queer rights
For most of his life, in addition to being a staunchly religious man, Peter Gichira was also staunchly homophobic.
Pastor Shepherd Bushiri ministries fined R87 500
Pastor Shepherd Bushiri ministries fined R87 500
Pastor Shepherd Bushiri’s church has been slapped with an R87 500 fine for the illegal construction of a mega-church.
Why the church is a nonplayer politically
Why the church is a nonplayer politically
Religion still does not have a grown-up seat at the political table, and has no real prospect of getting one. Yet the political parties continue to...
To the ANC: The church won’t ‘stay out’ of politics
To the ANC: The church won’t ‘stay out’ of politics
The recent #FeesMustFall encounter at the ANC’s Luthuli House headquarters in Johannesburg was a potent metaphor of the state of the ruling...
Two suicide bombings kill at least 40 in Nigeria
Two suicide bombings kill at least 40 in Nigeria
One bomb exploded at a restaurant filled with Muslims breaking the Ramadan fast, resident Saminu Attahiru said by phone on Monday. That was...
Church on Sunday and the roll of the dice
Church on Sunday and the roll of the dice
Mr Dlakama was by and large a cultured man from rural Limpopo.
The gospel of Sunday Assembly: Joy without the Lord
The gospel of Sunday Assembly: Joy without the Lord
In a festive atmosphere evoking a French holiday camp crossed with a gospel service, Sanderson Jones, a British stand-up comic, announced in...
Letters to the editor: October 10 to 16 2014
Letters to the editor: October 10 to 16 2014
Your overdue editorial Nuclear ambition...
Zuma: 67 South Africans dead in Nigeria church collapse
Zuma: 67 South Africans dead in Nigeria church collapse
Sixty-seven South Africans have been killed in a building collapse that occurred at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Nigeria, ...