Shembe Nazareth Church

 
​Why Vela Shembe won’t be king
​Why Vela Shembe won’t be king
In the rolling hills of KwaZulu-Natal and in its urban crevices, believers on either side of the Nazareth Baptist Church will say one thing in...
Holy hair: The long and short of it
Holy hair: The long and short of it
If you watch any crowd of Nazareth Baptist Church members, such as the throngs who make their weekly ascent to Ebuhleni to observe the Sabbath, those...
Shembe church opts for fake skins to save leopards
Shembe church opts for fake skins to save leopards
Members of an indigenous Zulu church called Shembe have agreed to wear fake leopard skins, logistics company DHL said on Wednesday.
Shembe's spiritual legacy lost in the battle for control
Shembe's spiritual legacy lost in the battle for control
'It's divine intervention that dictates who will be leader," says Xolani Mcineka, a Nazareth Baptist Church member, between sips of a...
Masses flock to Dube memorial service
Masses flock to Dube memorial service
A crowd of about 500 bereaved music fans thronged in the scorching sun outside music venue the Bassline in Johannesburg's Newtown cultural precinct...