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Year 2015: The Naafians have landed. Flee or fight?

Bongani Madondo on the fictional Naafians's dark nights - in the shadow of a sacred mountain in the southwestern district of the Z'aniaa Republic.

The living march, lest we forget

After escaping the Nazis in Poland, it took Irene Klass 70 years to return to the ghetto and her home. This is her story.

When art and the Bible meet, nothing is sacred

By vandalising the holy text, two South African artists have created a new interpretation of it.

Holy hair: The long and short of it

Present-day Nazarites have relaxed strictures around hair but Rastas resolutely hold on to their dreads.

Been there, seen it, believe it

It could have been the ketamine but, as Anonymous writes, he was won over after an extraordinary vision.

A reminder that saints walk among us

Twenty-five years ago in Venda, a man died for his beliefs at the hands of a vicious mob. Now he is poised to become South Africa's first saint.

Scarf or scoff: How do you wrap your head around hijab?

Does wearing the hijab mean you are holier than thou? Fatima Asmal finds a rich tapestry of views.

Badges of faith in the time of signs

Symbols of faith are important to believers.

Women: The original sinners

The serpent started it and Adam took a big bite but Eve is blamed and women have suffered ever since.

How I became a Muslim bride

I was raised in Durban as a Hindu and educated as an atheist but, in just a few minutes, my identity was completely different.

Africa’s opium is the religion of others

Over the Easter weekend many South Africans will mark Christ's death - not just symbolically.

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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