God Edition 2017

The church’s role is to be political

Theology must be put into practice and the church should not be afraid to dirty its hands.

High cost of hajj excludes many in SA

The falling rand and profit-driven tour operators force many Muslims to abandon pilgrimage plans

Christ and capitalism reconciled

The Rivers Church’s coffers overflow, thanks to its congregants’ belief in its work

Bibles, bombs and God as love

I am an African and an Anglican and I don’t buy into the idea that ­Christianity has ­colonised African ­spirituality

The image of a versatile artist

Mmabatho Montsho found a different medium to express the need to create, propelled byurgent messages that haunted her from the other side

But is it halaal? A Muslim’s dilemma

Navigating the contradictions of Muslim food culture in Johannesburg.

Shree Laxmi’s walk in the City of Gold

What would the Goddess be met with, were she to walk the streets of Johannesburg?

‘Kairos moment’  for Christian community

"I am of the view that one of the very serious crises that the church is faced with is the distortion of biblical teachings"

Face to face with the inner-city miracle worker

Jo’burg churchgoers take a leap of faith in prophet Samuel Radebe’s version of African Christianity.

Deep down in my dark heart, I still seek purity

I am at peace with the knowledge that religions might not be able to provide the answer to what or who God is but I am happy just to keep searching

Collusion of silence on sexuality, spirituality and suicide

Too much of the experience of the so-called ex-gay ministries over the past three decades has shown that sexual orientation cannot be changed.

US conservatism funds churches in Africa, stifling queer rights

The continent’s gender phobias are legitimised by money from narrow American churches.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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