Latest articles on South African Council Of Churches

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

There’s no blood on the floor yet – Gwede Mantashe on ANC NEC

Mantashe says discussions would be difficult, and the 106 member body cleared all “soft issues” in anticipation of a heated debate on Zuma’s future

ANC hopes Methodists will minister to them

The ANC says the Methodist Church may "revisit" a ban on its ministers serving as party chaplains. Not so, says the church.

Highway or byway: Gauteng e-tolls are here

With an 11th-hour attempt to stop e-tolling by the FF Plus also dismissed, Gauteng motorists will to have to face paying for the use of highways.

Apartheid link is born of ignorance

Two representatives from Palestine and Israel repeatedly heard the region's conflict called "apartheid". They explain why this idea is inaccurate.

Council of Churches in the wilderness

Once a kingpin of the anti-apartheid movement, the South African Council of Churches now faces political irrelevance and a funding crisis.

ANC denounces religious violence in Nigeria

The ANC has slammed religious killings between Nigeria's Christians and Muslims, which have claimed hundreds of lives.

Churches take issue with Zuma comments

The SA Council of Churches hopes to meet President Jacob Zuma over his "problematic" statement that a vote for the ANC will get people into heaven.

Visit the Mail & Guardian‘s Coronavirus Hub for the latest data and advice on the disease in South Africa.

Click here for more.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

Press Releases

SafetyWallet and First Aid Level 1

Basic First Aid is an industry standard and it is the basic requirement in working environments that employers need to have in place

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday