Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The South African Council of Churches says it is disgusted by the 'shocking and unbelievable utterances' made by Reverend Vukile Mehana.
The table was laid for an extensive inquest into the state of governance, finances and alleged crookedness at Eskom when Parliament heard representations from civil society about the extent of state capture at South Africa’s public institutions.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the ANC must work hard to "regain the moral force that justifies our own existence".
ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says it might not have placed the SA Council of Churches report on state capture on their agenda, but it could be used in debates.
The South African Council of Churches has warned that the country risks collapsing if the ANC does not act on the "systematic siphoning of state assets pivoted around President Jacob Zuma".
The South African Council of Churches has called for a Truth and Reconciliation Commission on corruption following the release of the state capture report.
Despite the unusually high number of election-related killings leading up to the local government elections, the actual voting process has received a thumbs up from observer missions.
The SA Council of Churches are violating religious ethics by calling for President Jacob Zuma to resign, the Ex-Political Prisoners' Association (Eppa) has said.
ANC leaders are in pain and wrestling in the face of mounting pressure for President Jacob Zuma to resign, South African Council of Churches general secretary Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana has said after a meeting with four of the ruling party's top six.
Gauteng university student leaders have been noticeably absent from a meeting with the South African Council of Churches in Johannesburg.
The SA Council of Churches has threatened to act against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane if she fails to explain her call for the terms of reference for the state capture inquiry to be expanded.
The EFF's Floyd Shivambu wants President Jacob Zuma, ministers Malusi Gigaba and Mosebenzi Zwane and the Gupta brothers to appear before the parliamentary portfolio committee probing Eskom.
The SA Council of Churches plans to send a delegation to Cape Town to try to convince MPs to remove President Jacob Zuma and dissolve Parliament.
The SA Council of Churches' belief that the country is on the brink of becoming a mafia state is worrying, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana, in his closing statements at the SACC's presentation of the 'Unburdening Panel' findings on the issue of state capture, has said that the jury is out on whether or not President Jacob Zuma is corrupt.
The ANC has slammed Anglican Bishop Jo Seoka, accusing him of encouraging violence during the crisis gripping tertiary institutions over fees.
South Africans must make a distinction between the Apartheid army and its police, South African Council of Churches president Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana says.
It has been a turbulent time for the ANC as its leadership wrestles in the face of mounting pressure for President Jacob Zuma to step down or for the party to take action.
The South African Council of Churches says it has asked the ANC to convince President Jacob Zuma to resign.
Student leaders have accused the South African Council of Churches of being a government mouthpiece.
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