Nigeria Church Collapse

Church collapse: SA, Nigeria politics delay return of bodies

Soured relations between South Africa and Nigeria are delaying the repatriation of the remains of some South Africans who died in a church collapse.

Nigeria church collapse: Govt denies arms for bodies deal

The government has denied an M&G report suggesting Jeff Radebe may have promised weapons to Nigeria in return for the repatriation of the bodies.

Nigeria collapse: Did Radebe barter arms for bodies?

Jeff Radebe's bid to grease a dodgy Nigerian weapons deal has raised questions about the return of bodies from the collapsed TB Joshua church.

Nigeria church collapse: Victims’ remains return home

Emotions ran high at the Waterkloof Air Force Base where bereaved families received the remains of those killed in Nigeria's church collapse.

SA health worker dies after contracting malaria in Nigeria

A department of health worker died after contracting malaria while assisting with the repatriation of SA victims killed in Nigeria's church collapse.

Nigeria church collapse bodies returned to SA

Only 74 of the 85 bodies of the South Africans killed in the Nigerian church collapse have arrived the Waterkloof Air Force Base.

DNA analysis begins on SA victims of church collapse

DNA samples of the 116 victims of the church building collapse in Nigeria have arrived at a laboratory in SA for analysis.

No update on the return of bodies from Nigeria church collapse

Despite reports of bodies of 84 South Africans who died in a Nigerian church collapse being returned by the end of October, details are still unclear.

Megachurches: The hidden pillar of Nigeria’s economy

Exactly how much of Nigeria's $510bn GDP megachurches make up is difficult to assess, since they are, like the oil sector, largely opaque entities.

Letters to the editor: October 3 to 9 2014

Readers argue why the Nigerian preacher cannot be allowed to distance himself from the tragedy with his collapsed building.

Press pause on prophet TB Joshua’s power

Prophets come and go, especially when they stop serving their function in society, writes Verashni Pillay, who hopes that TB Joshua’s time is nigh.

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