Tag: corruption

Cape prayer summit recalls significant breakthroughs in 2017

Last year was a very special year in the realm of prayer with a notable breakthrough regarding corruption, said long-time Cape leader of Jericho Walls International Prayer Network Daniel Brink at the Cape prayer networks’ annual 24/7 prayer summit on Wednesday. The prayer for righteousness and justice to prevail had […]

Priest accuses West of profiting from DRC crisis

Originally published in Premier Christian Radio A senior cleric from the Democratic Republic of Congo has accused the West of deliberately ignoring the extreme violence in the country. Fr Apollinaire Cikongo, executive secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Kananga, told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) […]

Church moving resolutely to forefront of struggle against corruption, state capture

Two years ago there were hardly any church leaders speaking out against corruption in government but this week church leaders were at the forefront of marches against corruption throughout the country, ahead of Tuesday’s no-confidence vote which President Jacob Zuma survived by a narrow margin. Nowhere was this remarkable shift […]

Christian leaders to lobby ANC MPs to vote according to their consciences

Christian leaders plan to meet all 249 ANC MPs face-to-face to urge them to vote according to their consciences and not along party lines in the anticipated motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma, says the South African Christian Leadership Initiative (SACLI). The no confidence debate, originally scheduled for […]

Church leaders call for ‘corruption TRC’

Originally published by Sowetan Live The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has called for a process similar to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to deal with corruption‚ potentially granting amnesty to those fingered in the state capture report. The organisation of church heads responded to the release of […]