Entries by Refilwe Sillie

SACC Gauteng Statement on Rev Moerane’s appointment as Mayor of Emfuleni

February 18, 2019 Media Release The South African Council of Churches (SACC) in Gauteng wishes to officially communicate that the Provincial Secretary, Rev. Gift Moerane, who accepted appointment as Executive Mayor of Emfuleni in the Sedibeng district of Gauteng and was inaugurated earlier this month, has left the employment of the SACC. By taking up […]

SACC finds the utterances by the EFF leader regrettable

Media Release Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana The South African Council of Churches (SACC) finds regrettable the unfortunate utterances by the EFF leader, Mr Julius Malema, where he referred to Minister Pravin Gordhan as “a dog”. We take nothing away from Mr Malema or any other person’s freedom of speech. But we find it unacceptable that an […]

SACC celebrates struggle hero, Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe

Today as the country comes together to celebrate the life of liberation icon, Mrs Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe, at her memorial service, the South African Council of Churches extends sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Sobukwe family. Mama Sobukwe who passed away at the age of 91 at her home in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape on 15 […]

SACC Saddened by the passing of Kofi Annan.

“We may have different religions, different coloured skin, but we belong to one human race.” – Kofi Annan We are saddened by the passing of Kofi Atta Annan, the former Secretary General of the United Nations and a founding member and Chair of The Elders — a global group of leaders established by former President […]