SACC calls on De Klerk to retract his apartheid remarks and apologise

2020-02-15 21:41

The South African Council of Churches has called on FW de Klerk to retract his recent statement that apartheid was not a crime against humanity and apologise.

Churches threaten to act against Mkhwebane over state capture inquiry

2018-01-16 12:04

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.

Eskom probe: Zuma must appear before inquiry, urges EFF

2017-07-25 09:55

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.

SACC to lobby MPs

2017-07-02 06:00

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.

'Mafia state' claim by churches is worrying - Ramaphosa

2017-05-22 11:04

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.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Jury is out' on whether Zuma is corrupt - SACC bishop

2017-05-18 11:35

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.

ANC accuses Anglican bishop of encouraging Fees Must Fall violence

2016-10-19 12:55

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 distinctions between SADF and apartheid police - SACC

2016-06-11 22:15

South Africans must make a distinction between the Apartheid army and its police, South African Council of Churches president Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana says.

The chorus calling for Zuma to resign is growing

2016-04-09 09:01

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.

Please resign, church leaders ask Zuma

2016-04-08 15:31

The South African Council of Churches says it has asked the ANC to convince President Jacob Zuma to resign.


SACC urges Gender Equality commission to probe ANC chaplain-general's 'derogatory' comments about women

2019-01-03 10:43

The South African Council of Churches says it is disgusted by the 'shocking and unbelievable utterances' made by Reverend Vukile Mehana.

Eskom inquiry: Unsustainable rot at state institutions

2017-07-25 21:00

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.

Ramaphosa on ANC: Let's regain our moral force

2017-07-08 13:20

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the ANC must work hard to "regain the moral force that justifies our own existence".

Council of Churches report on state capture can be used in NEC discussions - Mantashe

2017-05-27 16:20

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.

Country risks collapsing from systematic siphoning of state assets – SACC

2017-05-18 21:24

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".

#StateCaptureReport: SACC calls for corruption TRC

2016-11-03 17:24

The South African Council of Churches has called for a Truth and Reconciliation Commission on corruption following the release of the state capture report.

SADC countries, churches give SA elections 'thumbs up'

2016-08-05 16:44

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.

'Church should preach forgiveness, not call for Zuma to go''

2016-04-11 08:36

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 wrestling over calls for Zuma to resign - SACC

2016-04-08 20:13

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 student leaders a no-show at SACC meeting

2016-01-19 14:00

Gauteng university student leaders have been noticeably absent from a meeting with the South African Council of Churches in Johannesburg.

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