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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

Young people at Anglicans Ablaze in Cape Town

Thousands of young Anglicans are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa for the biennial Anglicans Ablaze conference.

06 October 2016

Archbishop Desmond Tutu discharged from hospital

The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, has been discharged from hospital after undergoing what has been described as “a minor surgical procedure”

15 September 2016

Roof collapse at Cape Town's St George Cathedral

Experts are today assessing damage to the metropolitical church of the Province of Southern Africa after part of the roof collapsed on Friday.

01 August 2016

Equipping churches to respond to Human Trafficking

Representatives from Anglican and Salvation Army churches across Africa met in Cape Town last week to share insights and build a common vision on how to tackle human trafficking and modern day slavery.

01 June 2016

Prayers urged as South African MPs debate state of nation

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has called for prayers for South Africa as the country’s Parliament debates the state of the nation.

11 February 2016

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.