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Good Friday Service 2017

DIAKONIA STATEMENT ON OUTCOME OF STATE CAPTURE REPORT INTERDICT

Diakonia Council of Churches welcomes the resolution of the “State Capture Report” case, in which the President, Mr Jacob Zuma voluntarily withdrew his interdict thus resolving the matter in a speedy manner. We also welcome the decision of the NPA announced on Monday 31 October to withdraw the charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, charges…
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KEEPING THE SOCIAL JUSTICE FLAME ALIVE!

DIAKONIA’S 40th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION GALA DINNER Over the years, Diakonia Council of Churches (hereinafter referred to as Diakonia) has enjoyed a rich history within Durban, South Africa and internationally. Its rich history has enabled the organisation to survive throughout the past years, regardless of the challenging funding climate.  In light of the 40 years of…
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DIAKONIA AWARD FOR MADONSELA

Public Protector Adv Thulisile Nomkhosi 'Thuli' Madonsela has been conferred with the Diakonia Human Rights Award for 'extraordinary courage, patriotism and steadfast opposition to injustice, corruption and maladministration.' Adv Madonsela was honoured during the annual Diakonia Lecture, which she also delivered, on 8 September. In the citation, the Diakonia Council noted her unwavering commitment to…
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‘CHURCH VITAL FOR PEACEFUL, FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS’ – MASHININI

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) cannot manage peaceful free and fair elections on its own without the involvement of religious leaders and other civil society organisations. IEC Chairperson, Glen Mashinini, said this while addressing worshippers, among them religious leaders and  representatives of political parties, during a prayer service for peaceful, free and fair elections, organised…
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