RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

04-Nov-2020 to 13:48

S/African court grants Bushiris, co-accused bail

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born evangelists Shepherd and Mary Bushiri were on Wednesday granted bail, effectively ending a two-week detention that saw scores of the preachers’ followers flooding the Pretoria Magistrate Court to demand their release.

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31-Oct-2020 to 08:06

S/Africa: Bushiri freedom bid flops, another weekend in jail

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born evangelists of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Church in Pretoria, Shepherd and Mary Bushiri, were on Friday denied bail as the prosecution asked for more time to prepare a response to the couple’s bail application.

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26-Oct-2020 to 14:11

Rwandan Archbishop Kambanda elevated to cardinal

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The Archbishop of the Catholic Church in Rwanda, Antoine Kambanda, has been elevated to the level of cardinal by Pope Francis, APA can report on Monday.

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23-Oct-2020 to 17:53

S/Africa: Church leaders denied bail in fraud case

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Popular evangelists Shepherd and Mary Bushiri on Friday failed to secure their freedom after their bail application was turned down by a South African court after the state requested more time to complete investigations.

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22-Oct-2020 to 17:22

S/Africa: Bail hearing for 'Prophet' Bushiri set for Friday

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — One of South Africa’s most popular evangelists, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary, return to court on Friday for a bail hearing to regain their freedom since their arrests two days ago on multi-million-dollar money laundering charges.

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19-Oct-2020 to 17:43

COVID-19: Rwandan major church brings cashless transactions in collecting offert...

— Following concerns over about the possible hygiene implications of handling cash in a COVID-19 situation, the Seventh Day Adventist church in Rwanda has embarked in digitising the collection of offerings in a bid to minimize a possible spread of COVID-19, APA learnt Monday from the officials from the church.

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28-Sep-2020 to 18:47

Gabon: Protracted closure of churches angers clerics

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — Priests in Gabon, dissatisfied with the closure of their churches for seven months, have demanded that they are reopened against the advice of the state.

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