RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

28-Feb-2019 to 07:32

S/Africa: Ramaphosa vows to crackdown on fake pastors

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government is ready to start a serious conversation with faith-based organisations on bogus religious leaders taking advantage of vulnerable citizens in the country, ruling African National Congress Party President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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22-Feb-2019 to 19:27

Sierra Leone: Inter Religious Council appeals for government cooperation

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The onetime influential Inter Religious Council (IRC) of Sierra Leone has called on the government to work with it as a recognized body which played a major role in the restoration and maintenance of peace in the country after its brutal civil war.

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22-Feb-2019 to 12:30

Pope Francis prays for Liberia mudslide victims

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Pope Francis has sent a message of condolence to victims of the mudslide in a mine in Gbonepea, Nimba County, and expressed consolation to affected families while invoking abundant blessings upon them.

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18-Feb-2019 to 20:02

S/African prosecutors grab Bushiri’s private jet

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi born but South Africa-based Pastor Shepherd Bushiri could lose his private jet after National Director of Public Prosecutions head Shamila Batohi successfully applied for a court order to have the prophet forfeit the aircraft to the state, APA learnt on Monday.

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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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