Church

The Portfolio: Niamh Walsh-Vorster

"Even though this series was about being in a familiar space, it could be seen that I would intentionally place myself on the periphery"

Take action against church capture by cult leaders

The actions of some pastors and bishops are criminal and damage their followers

Slice of life: Faithful hearts vibrating

'I realised it was actually a nice way of saying: 'You were playing that way too loud.''

Church hid pastor’s abuse, says dad

Survivors, including the abuser’s niece, accuse the Seventh Day Adventist Church of putting its needs ahead of the girls

Notre-Dame blaze a symbol of the transience of ‘civilisation’

The image of the iconic church on fire interrupted the French nation’s link to its heritage and history

NG Kerk is repenting for apartheid

It was only in 1986 that the NG Kerk welcomedSouth Africans of all races to worship under one roof

Churches want code against cons

Those who wish to f leece the public will be held to account, say church leaders

The  ‘prosperity gospel’  means exploitation

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

‘What a coincidence’ – Zuma on attending same church as Ramaphosa

During his visit on Sunday, Zuma surmised that Ramaphosa “just had this gut feeling that he must come here on his own accord”.

From church to shop and back: God never left the building

For 70 years services were held twice a week. But numbers dwindled to two and it closed. Then 12 years later praises once again raised the rafters

Songs of the black matriarchs

They cling to their hymnbooks yet the Bible doesn’t recognise women’s worth

Commission calls for new limits to halt the commercialisation of religion

A commission wants regulations for religious leaders and a probe into possible tax evasion.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

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

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs