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South Africa will “stop and reflect” for funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will cause South Africa to “stop and reflect”, Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, said.

09 April 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has been installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa, by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester.

19 March 2018

Archbishop urges reduction in water usage as Cape Town taps set to be turned off

Water taps in Cape Town could be switched off on 16 April, dubbed “Day Zero”, unless efforts to reduce usage are achieved.

05 February 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town’s tribute to anti-apartheid hero and trumpeter Hugh Masekela

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba pays tribute to anti-apartheid campaigner and trumpeter Hugh Masekela, who died yesterday aged 78.

24 January 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town calls on MPs to replace South African President Jacob Zuma

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has called on South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma to be replaced, and for a “carefully targeted Cabinet reshuffle.”

02 January 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town urges ANC members to be “architects of a flourishing South Africa”

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has urged members of South Africa’s ruling ANC to “follow their consciences” as they elect a new leader.

12 December 2017

Historic Western Cape church badly damaged in student protest arson attack

A 130-year-old church at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town has been badly damaged in a suspected arson attack.

28 September 2017

Peninsula Paddle opens up the blue-green veins of the city

A Cape Town Anglican has devised an innovative way of drawing attention to the industrial and domestic pollution that poisons his city’s waterways.

01 August 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town calls on South African government to scrap plans for nuclear energy

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, has appealed to the South African government to end moves to develop nuclear energy and instead to spend the money on education, training and other development initiatives.

22 February 2017

Anglicans Ablaze: education and leadership key for discipleship

This year’s Anglicans Ablaze in Cape Town was an opportunity to explore spiritual and social issues including inequality and poverty.

10 October 2016

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.