Bible Reading Marathon back for fourth time

The fourth annual Bible Reading Marathon in Nelson Mandela Bay will take place from Wednesday October 27 to Sunday October 31 at Spirit Reign Ministries at 8 Frere Crescent, Van Riebeeck Heights, Uitenhage. Last year it took participants — each reading for15 minutes — 79 hours and 50 minutes to […]

Christian group approaches Concourt to interdict Ramaphosa on mandatory vaccinations

By Kailene Pillay — originally published in iol news The South African National Christian Forum (SANCF) has approached the Constitutional Court to urgently interdict the government from declaring the Covid-19 vaccination mandatory. The SANCF filed papers in the apex court citing President Cyril Ramaphosa and cabinet ministers as respondents. The […]

National Thanksgiving Day call

Tomorrow is Heritage Day in South Africa — let’s, as Christians, proclaim this September the 24th as National Thanksgiving Day, says watchman Paul Bbongelo. Noting that people will be watching the documentary, The Threatened Miracle of South Africa’s Democracy tomorrow about the miracle behind the peaceful elections in 1994, he […]

Parliament reopens ‘Hate Speech Bill’ for comment

Parliament has re-opened the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill for public comment until Friday October 1. The decision to reopen the bill follows on from the Constitutional Court’s recent decision and definition of hate speech (in the Qwelane matter). The bill – for the first time in SA’s history – criminalises certain […]