Shembe Nazareth Church

Imisebe’s Shembe legacy unsure

The church’s leader gained support for pursuing it’s founder’s ideals

Shembe church succession, funeral details being finalised

​The Nazareth Baptist Church, popularly known as the Shembe church, will announce details of leadership succession after Vela Shembe's sudden death

​Why Vela Shembe won’t be king

The court has ruled on the Nazarene church succession battle, yet bitter divisions remain.

Holy hair: The long and short of it

Present-day Nazarites have relaxed strictures around hair but Rastas resolutely hold on to their dreads.

Shembe church opts for fake skins to save leopards

Members of an indigenous Zulu church called Shembe have agreed to wear fake leopard skins, in a bid to preserve South Africa's leopard population.

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.

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20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

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Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

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