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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

Archbishop Makgoba calls for renewed vision for South Africa

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has called for South Africans to stop chanting “this must fall” and “that must fall” and instead work together to “create a deafening chorus of what must rise.”

15 March 2016

Archbishop backs South Africa Day celebrations

The Primate of Southern Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, is backing a new campaign that brings businesses and people together to celebrate the “great nation” of South Africa “and share its beauty, culture, diversity and achievements with the world.”

25 November 2015

Theological grounding essential in today's world, says South African Primate

Archbishop Makgoba emphasises importance of training Anglicans – in particular women - for ministry

17 August 2015


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.