Satanic panic: God votes ANC – the rest can go to hell

President Jacob Zuma has gone biblical in his forecasts of power for the ANC, in a semantic shift in the way the party speaks of itself and opposers. Empires throughout history have set impressive time periods for their planned longevity, and the ANC has gone biblical with its own forecast, saying that it will rule […]

Casting out demons

Demons ‘cast out’ of protector’s office by pro-SABC church leaders

A handful of fringe church leaders have taken on Thuli Madonsela, praying against “demons” in their bid to defend the SABC’s Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Or rather, a handful of fringe church leaders claiming to represent him. In his continued fight against the public protector’s damning findings against him, the SABC acting chief operating officer has managed […]

Grass Eaters of Pretoria

Pretoria Pastor Convinces Congregation to Eat Grass

A South African preacher kicking and stamping on members of his own congregation after first convincing them to go outside and eat grass? Yes, it’s happening! Pastor Lesego Daniel of Rabboni Centre Ministries in Pretoria told members of his church that they could be controlled by the spirit of God and not the world, according to […]

Meet the Man Who Has Been to Heaven 4 Times

After regular visits to heaven, Sibusiso is drawing a map. Soon everyone will know everything about heaven. Never forget, this knowledge originated in South Africa. MANDENI – Sibusiso Mthembu, a 64-year-old man from KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa tells it in all seriousness. And who knows, he may even be telling the truth about having visited heaven four times, so […]

Mass Extinction

Geology Proves There Is No God

Geology diametrically opposes theism in one word: meteorites. Did a deity really go through all that trouble to meticulously plan billions of years of development specifically to have a few thousand years of existence for humans? John Williams explores outer space. Intelligent Design generally ascribes to the “anthropic principle”. The strong anthropic principle (SAP) states […]

European Union

EU Guidelines on Religion and Belief

The EU Foreign Affairs Council recently adopted a report with 71 Guidelines on freedom of religion and belief. And while the guidelines don’t have legal force (EU guidelines that end up being legally enforceable are “regulations”), they nevertheless offer a clue as to the direction that particular councils are hoping for legislation to go. Furthermore, they send […]