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Leading anti-Apartheid bishop, Mfaniseni Sigisbert Ndwandwe, has died aged 89

The funeral of the former suffragan bishop of Johannesburg, Mfaniseni Sigisbert Ndwandwe, will take place on Friday 11 May in Matlosane.

08 May 2018

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

Anglican leaders pay tribute following the death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Tributes have been paid to anti-Apartheid leader Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday.

03 April 2018

Girls’ Friendly Society includes boys in campaign against gender-based violence

An Anglican girls organisation has created a boys equivalent in South Africa so that young men and women can tackle gender-violence.

02 March 2018

President Zuma’s resignation “a golden opportunity” for South Africa “to start anew”

The resignation of President Zuma provides South Africa with “a golden opportunity to start anew”, the Archbishop Thabo Makgoba said.

15 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

New ANC leaders will receive support – if they establish ethical and moral leadership

Archbishop says faith community will support the new leadership of the ANC, if it re-establishes values-based, ethical and moral leadership.

19 December 2017

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

Bishop criticises South African politician over racist hate speech

The Bishop of Johannesburg, Dr Steve Moreo, has criticised South African politician Julius Malema after he appeared to call for the murder of white people.

09 November 2016

Church leaders: South Africa facing constitutional crisis

South Africa’s church leaders have said that the country is facing a constitutional crisis.

21 October 2016

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