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Liberation theologian practises what he preaches

Minister Paul Verryn speaks to the Mail & Guardian about his relationship with God, the importance of religion and how his journey has changed.

Swazi police release Jay Naidoo ‘after questioning’

Former Cosatu general secretary Jay Naidoo has been released from police custody in Swaziland, says the Swaziland Solidarity Network .

‘Tell the truth as it is’

Refugee children in downtown Johannesburg couldn't perform their play about xenophobia in Botswana. Instead they staged a poignant exhibition at home.

Central Methodist Church ‘unsuitable’ for children

Although Johannesburg's Central Methodist Church was an "unsuitable" shelter for children, it was their only option amid a lack of government support.

Paul Verryn: What went wrong?

A power struggle in the Methodist Church? A pre-World Cup clean-up cloaked in official hypocrisy? Or the reining in of a gung-ho cleric?

Don’t blame Verryn …

The fact that about 2 500 Zimbabweans live in the overcrowded Central Methodist Church in Johannesburg is a reflection of their desperation.

Lessons to be learned

According to a <i>Finweek</i> report last week, South African education is in crisis mode.

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