Religion

Marriages under Islamic law given legal status

Women who divorced under Sharia were often left destitute and powerless to enforce maintenance and protect the rights of their children

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Law | 29 June 2022

High Court wrong about law on foetuses under 26 weeks, Concourt rules

The court refused to confirm a Pretoria High Court ruling that sections of the Births and Deaths Registration Act are unconstitutional

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Law | 17 June 2022

Court orders church to pay transgender woman R600,000 in damages

International Pentecost Holiness Church members undressed Karabo Ndlovu to conduct a gender test

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Law | 4 August 2021

Churchgoers want their money back

Former congregants protest outside the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries in Bellville

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News | 2 November 2020

“We will cause havoc” warn disgruntled church members

Former Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries members lodge formal complaint with Human Rights Commission

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Brief | 17 July 2020

Huge church accused of scamming members

Former members of Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance Ministries say the money they invested has disappeared

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Feature | 25 March 2020

Gordon’s Bay mosque approved after five-year wait

Objectors say further action may follow

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News | 14 October 2019

Learner suspended for wearing religious bracelet

“He has taken off the bracelet but he is not allowed to attend classes” says mother

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Brief | 6 February 2019

Call for action against abusive churches

Speak the Truth marches in Braamfontein

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News | 15 March 2018

My session with Maama Sarafina

R500 and some fingernail clippings to improve university results

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News | 27 October 2017

Pathologists can’t cope with Western Cape crime wave

56% spike in gunshot deaths

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News | 18 October 2017

White people have work to do, say activists

Dunoon hosts Restitution Foundation event

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News | 8 August 2017

Understanding the OGOD judgment

The role of religion in public schools is not settled quite yet

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Law | 29 June 2017

Charges dropped against pastor who burnt sisters

Family of the victims outraged

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News | 27 October 2016

Two sisters burnt in church ceremony

Pastor promised magic remedy would heal them

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News | 18 October 2016

#FeesMustFallPeacefully says Father Graham Pugin

Braamfontein church holds prayer for peace

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News | 17 October 2016