Gauteng

Education Department piloting handbook on dealing with Satanism

Based on reports in Citizen, Sowetan Live, allafrica.com, and women.24 blogs The Gauteng Department of Education is piloting a handbook to help educators and parents deal with Satanism, Gauteng Education MEC Barbara Creecy confirmed this week. Creecy, who signed a memorandum of understanding with faith-based organisations on Tuesday (March 18) […]

Traumatised human smuggling victim wants to go home

[notice]Gateway News reporter JOHANITA JORDAAN spoke to Martin Munene, a victim of a human smuggling scam. She also spoke to a Johannesburg church leader who provides spiritual and practical support to many traumatised victims of such scams.[/notice] Kenyan citizen Martin Munene found himself wondering the streets of Johannesburg, traumatised after […]

TopTV porn channel hearings

A public hearing into TopTV’s latest application to launch three 24 hours pornographic television channels will be held in Johannesburg on Thursday, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) says in a notice released today. Organisations that will present submissions at the hearing at Icasa’s offices in Sandton are […]

Bunfight over food labelling

Originally published in IOLnews A Christian group that wants religious certification and signs on food packaging to be banned, faces an uphill battle against Muslims, Jews, Hindus and millions of members of Christian churches who are opposing the application in the Pretoria High Court. The National Association and Coalition of […]