On fraudulent resurrections and fake healings: Why it's a lucrative business

2019-03-03 07:50

By what recruitment and retention strategies are the adherents of churches of false prophets seduced? What socio-economic and political conditions manufacture both the perpetrators and the victims, asks Tinyiko Maluleke.

DOCUMENTARY | News24 takes you inside the cult that captured an Eastern Cape community

News24 sent a team of journalists to Ngcobo in the wake of deadly shootings between police and members of a confirmed cult. The team spoke to the cult leaders, families of victims, law enforcement and cult experts to piece together a story of brainwashing, vulnerability and violence.

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Forensics team returns to controversial Ngcobo church

2018-03-01 18:29

A team of forensic officials have arrived at the controversial Seven Angels Ministry in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape, which was recently thrust into the spotlight when five police officers and a soldier were shot dead in the town.

Sad, confused teen in dock for Ngcobo massacre

2018-02-26 20:40

A baby-faced, 19-year-old man was among four people who appeared in Ngcobo Magistrate's Court in the Eastern Cape, for the killing of five police officers.


Cele's police engagement continues at Ngcobo

2018-04-21 21:03

Police minister Bheki Cele embarked on a ministerial engagement at Ngcobo on Saturday, as part of a follow up with the community who were affected by the massacre at the police station in the town.

Seven Angels Ministry members appear in different courts

2018-03-06 11:16

Two of the six men accused of the Ngcobo police killings have appeared at the Umzimkhulu Magistrate's Court in KwaZulu-Natal, for the murders of a church leader and his wife.

Families reunite with loved ones as Ngcobo church is temporarily closed

2018-02-27 06:15

The emerging collapse of the Seven Angels Ministry – linked to the murders of five police officers and one retired soldier in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape - has brought closure to some families, who have seen their long-lost loved ones return home.

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