RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

05-Feb-2019 to 06:14

S/African police deny claims of 'vendetta' against Bushiri

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African police service’s crack unit, The Hawks, have denied claims that they have a personal vendetta against popular church leader and Malawi-born Pastor Shepherd Bushiri of the Pretoria-based Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church.

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05-Feb-2019 to 05:55

S/Africa: Malawi pastor 'demonised' for being 'successful black man' – Oppositio...

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born South African-based controversial pastor Shepherd Bushiri, who is under police custody over laundering charges, is being prosecuted because he is a successful black business man, an opposition leader alleged on Monday.

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02-Feb-2019 to 16:03

Sierra Leone: Muslim women stage pro-Hijab march

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Hundreds of women marched through Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown over the weekend to protest discrimination against their rights to religious dressing.

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21-Jan-2019 to 11:28

S/Sudan: Religious leaders urged to push national reconciliation

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudanese should promote religious tolerance and embrace peace and reconciliation in order to achieve stability in the country, a top Islamic cleric has advised.

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11-Jan-2019 to 18:14

S/African church ‘sorry' for deadly stampede

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — One of South Africa’s popular churches, the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) led by charismatic preacher Shepherd Bushiri, on Friday apologised to the nation for a stampede which killed three women members and injured others on 28 December in Pretoria.

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29-Dec-2018 to 10:39

Ghanaians oppose building of controversial cathedral

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaians have been up in arms against the proposed building in Accra of a cathedral for which a fundraiser was launched at a ceremony on Friday.

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27-Dec-2018 to 17:52

eSwatini Cathedral Father dies on Christmas day

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A long journey of church and humanitarian work has ended for Father Larry McDonnell of the Cathedral Church who died on Christmas Day.

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