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Bushiri’s event where three died was compliant, says CRL Rights Commission

PRETORIA, February – The event hosted by Prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) church at the Tshwane Events Centre on December 28, when a stampede killed three congregants, was fully compliant with municipal bylaws and the Safety at Sports and Recreation Events Act (SSRE Act), the CRL Rights Commission ruled on Friday. Chairperson of the Commission for […]

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Christians march against ‘false prophets’

JOHANNESBURG, March 14  – A group of Christians gathered to march against rogue churches in Johannesburg were forced to withdraw placards criticising Shepherd Bushiri due to a high court interdict prohibiting them from defaming the controversial prophet. Bushiri filed an urgent interdict in the North Gauteng High Court late Tuesday against the march organisers to not defame […]

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CRL chairperson fears for her life after Mboro threats

JOHANNESBURG, August 16 – Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Rights Commission (CRL) chairperson Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva said on Wednesday that she feared for her life following threats made by Pastor Paseka “Mboro” Motsoeneng.   At a briefing at the CRL offices in Johannesburg, a disgruntled Mkhwanazi-Xaluva said the worst insult from Mboro was that she had sexual feelings for […]

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Zuma receives report on commercialisation of religion and abuse of people’s belief systems

JOHANNESBURG, August 16  – President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, received the report on the commercialisation of religion and the abuse of people’s belief systems in the country from the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, the Presidency said. Zuma met wit the Commission delegation, led by […]