Tag: elections

‘The Sword and the Keys’ — biblical tensions between state and Church

With elections looming, Daan Botha, a member of the Nelson Mandela Bay Church Leaders Network and a pastor at Harvest Christian Church recently presented the first part of a timely two-part teaching entitled “The Sword and the Keys”. Emphasising that his message was biblical equipping and not political training, Botha […]

Tlakula’s blunder does not mean IEC can’t do its job — CPLO

[notice]Mike Pothier, research coordinator of the Catholic Parliamentary Liaision Office (CPLO) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, suggests commentators may have misread the implications of the IEC lease procurement scandal.[/notice] Since the Public Protector announced her findings of gross mismanagement against the Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), […]

Zimbabwean church leaders encourage peace after Mugabe claims disputed victory

Botswana calls for independent audit of elections The Roman Catholic churches and the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe have asked their followers to wait patiently for talks to resolve outstanding issues and to not be consumed by bitterness that leads to violence. However, the Zimbabwean police, prepared for possible disturbances on […]