A pilgrimage to Lalibela’s stone carved churches

For the people who live near this sacred site in Ethiopa, religion is woven into daily life

Take action against church capture by cult leaders

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

Christians close to ‘regulation by reputation’ for pastors

South Africa’s biggest purveyors of counselling and guidance will finally get norms and standards

​Pastor Bushiri keeps illegal church a secret, applies to build a kilometre away

Shepherd Bushiri applied for rezoning but did not disclose that he had broken the law.

LGBTI activists face uphill battle in getting churches to see the light

Academics and preachers in Southern Africa are determined to reverse the church's heteropatriarchic tendencies.

Rivers Church pastor’s bigotry exposes SA’s big black Christian whitewash

The black middle class are turning a blind eye to racism at their churches in the suburbs.

To the ANC: The church won’t ‘stay out’ of politics

SA’s democracy, won by much sacrifice, is in dire danger from the greed and machinations of a few.

Why churches dumped the ANC

Religious leaders want an end to favouritism as they adopt a more critical political stance.

Holy water replaces beer in Zim

Brewers are facing a stiff challenge from churches as hard-pressed Zimbabweans turn to God.

Weekend 101: Red October and modern-day miracles

A reality check for Steve Hofmeyr, Jackie Selebi and President Jacob Zuma evoke higher powers, and Libya loses its prime minister - briefly.

Tragedy puts controversial Angolan church on spot

Fatal stampede has brought attention to the church's pecuniary practices and high-powered links with the ruling MPLA.

New Jo’burg church has more than a whiff of cult

Victoria John reported on an infamous Mauritius institution in 2009. When a new branch opened in Johannesburg, she took another look.


Tshwane water woes in court again

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

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it