‘Cannibal’ sought help | News24

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin Chilling evidence of a man arriving at the Estcourt police station community center with a human hand and “maggot-infested” foot was heard on Tuesday. Constable Ryan Ntshalintshali told the Pietermaritzburg High Court how Nino Mbatha, a traditional healer, came to the station for “help” with human body parts…

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Ramaphosa, interfaith leaders sign declaration for societal renewal | News24

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin   President Cyril Ramaphosa and interfaith leaders have signed a presidential declaration for societal renewal, aimed at healing social ills that plague the country. In his opening address in Pretoria on Wednesday, Ramaphosa said the meeting between the state and different religious organisations was borne from a deep…

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Prophet kills congregant during baptism, says she ‘appeared like a vampire’ – report | News24

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin A Zimbabwean prophet, 37, has appeared in court after he allegedly killed one of his congregates during a baptism session in Nyaure River in Domboshawa. According to New Zimbabwe.com, the incident happened last weekend when Pastor Masimba Chirayi mistook Wendy Thinnamay Masuka for a “vampire”. Chirayi told the Harare magistrate’s…

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Bail granted to SA lawyer arrested in Tanzania for ‘promoting homosexuality’ | News24

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin Johannesburg – South African human rights lawyer Sibongile Ndashe and her 12 colleagues, who were arrested by Tanzanian authorities on October 17 for “promoting homosexuality”, have been released on bail, a colleague has confirmed. Senior lawyer and spokesperson at the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in South Africa (ISLA),…

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Ray McCauley – Wikipedia

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedinControversy McCauley has been a controversial figure in South Africa. Rhema Ministries has been accused of being a proponent of the prosperity gospel. McCauley has led a controversial lifestyle, with many alleging that he leads a millionaire’s lifestyle. McCauley has defended himself on numerous occasions with the argument that…

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National Interfaith Council of South Africa | New Chapter in the Evolution of the Interfaith Movement

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedinNew Chapter in the Evolution of the Interfaith Movement CRATA facilitated the interaction of the NRLF, NILC, civil society organisations and government departments with a view to enhancing the development role or the religious institutions. In August 2010 the National Heritage Council hosted a national conference on the values…

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National Interfaith Council of South Africa – Wikipedia

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedinHistory The National Religious Leaders Forum (NRLF) interfaith body was formed in post-apartheid South Africa. When President Jacob Zuma took office in 2009, Pastor Ray McCauley of Rhema Bible Church formed a new interfaith organization called the National Interfaith Leadership Council (NILC) which subsequently merged with the National Religious…

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14th Dalai Lama – Wikipedia

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin In October 1998, the Dalai Lama’s administration acknowledged that it received $1.7 million a year in the 1960s from the U.S. government through the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). When asked by CIA officer John Kenneth Knaus in 1995 to comment on the CIA Tibetan program, the Dalai Lama replied…

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Churches to seek meeting with Zuma over ‘blasphemy’ | News24

Share this…emailPrintTwitterLinkedin The SA Council of Churches is hoping to meet with President Jacob Zuma over his “problematic” statement that a vote for the ANC will get people into heaven, it said today. “We work on a daily basis with scores of people who are hungry, unemployed and homeless. These…

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