God Edition

How religious will the world be in the future? Here’s what the data says.

Far from the world becoming secular, there will be almost six billion Christian and Muslim believers by 2050, according to a series of reports.

We’ve bastardised blessed with a #

Forget the God of Galatians 5. Another lord who rules the temples of wealth will grant all your wishes, particularly if you are among the 1%.

Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel

Pastors and politicians will continue to feed off the desperation of the poor, until their material and spiritual needs are met, and oppression ends.

Make the bat mitzvah more than ‘lite’

The very act of a girl reading from the Torah can shake Judaism out of its patriarchal stronghold and inspire her to become involved in the religion.

God doesn’t visit here no more

Bongani Madondo asks why black folk should inherit the earth and not heaven -- and other pertinent questions.

Boko Haram: Killing in God’s name

The Islamist group may have jihadist overtones, but its rise and power lies in Nigeria's failure to deliver to its citizens adequately.

Where life is governed from above

If you are looking for God in Ethiopia, you won't have to search too hard. He is everywhere, writes Mohammed Selman.

Messianic Zuma loses his crown

President Jacob Zuma has been shrouded in fundamentalist Christian metaphor, but his flock is out in the cold, writes <b>Niren Tolsi</b>.

Rasool spreads the word about reconciliation

A practising Muslim, South Africa's ambassador to the United States Ebrahim Rasool has been trying to mend fences between Islam and the West.

The slow and steady death of the Dutch Reformed Church

It was once described as the National Party at prayer. But the Dutch Reformed Church numbers are dwindling. Charles Leonard finds out why.

The revolution threatening to divide SA’s Muslims

Some Muslims in South Africa have begun taking on tradition. And that is where things are getting heated with divisions bubbling to the surface.

Shembe’s spiritual legacy lost in the battle for control

With five factions and counting, secular judgments have failed to heal the divisions that have fragmented the Nazareth Baptist Church.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories