Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Gidi Spiritual

Swaziland: All Must Pay for Christian Lessons

Taxpayers of all religions in Swaziland will have to help foot a E20 million ($US1.5m) bill to fund the new edict that only Christianity may be taught in schools. The controversial move was designed...

Namibia: Church Closed for Being Divisive

By Selma IkelaWindhoek — The Namibian police have again ordered Bishop Vilho Paulus of the Jesus Christ Ministry (JCM) in the Okuryangava Ongulumbashe area of Windhoek to close his church, for causing division...

Nigeria: Before Religion Derails Nigeria

opinion By Simon AbahPort Harcourt — The Editorial, 'Before religion derails OAU,' in The Guardian of June 18, 2017, is a sad commentary indeed.Observers have hazarded that young people today lack the capacity and...

Nigeria: Anglican Church Dissociates Self From Ipob, Massob Sit-At-Home Protest

The Archbishop of the Enugu Province, Anglican Communion, Emmanuel Chukwuma, said on Monday that the clergy is not in support of the sit-at-home declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Movement...

Nigeria: Ogun CP Vows to Arrest Killers of Family of 6

By Daud OlatunjiAbeokuta — The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has vowed that the command would deploy all its arsenal towards ensuring that the killers of a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Abdulsalam...

South Africa: We Confuse Mandela’s SA With God’s Kingdom – Allan Boesak

Anti-apartheid activist and pastor, Allan Boesak, on Wednesday evening criticised South African churches for forgetting their role in the new South Africa. "As a church, we no longer stood where Christ stands and is...

Nigeria: Noise Pollution – Lawmakers Want Churches, Mosques Sanctioned

The Oyo State House of Assembly has directed the state Ministry of Environment, Urban Development and Physical Planning to sanction churches and mosques that flout the Noise Pollution Law. The Speaker of the House,...

South Africa: Politicians Must Stop Turning Funerals Into Political Rallies – KZN Church

The growing trend of politicians "rallying" at funerals is a worry for churches, the Moerane Commission of Inquiry heard on Thursday. "Lately, funerals have become like rallies. That is concern to us as clergy....