By Tamas S. Kiss, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of South Africans are praying for "the healing" of their country amid ongoing massive murders of predominantly Christian farmers and others in the African nation. South Africa has been dubbed the "murder capital of the world," where at least 50 murders are said to take place daily, alongside uncountable cases of rapes, robberies, burglaries and vehicle hijackings. The new wave of farmer murders (predominantly of white South African ethnicity) has prompted the nation's Christian leaders, including KwaZulu-Natal farmer-evangelist Angus Buchan, to urge fellow South African farmers to "exercise extreme restraint."
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BosNewsLife)-- Nelson Mandela, who was South Africa's first black president, has died at age 95. The elderly statesman, viewed as a symbol of reconciliation and forgiveness following his fight against apartheid and 27 years of imprisonment, leaves behind a nation in mourning, suggested President Jacob Zuma.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOHANNESBURG/VIENNA (BosNewsLife)-- Austrian and South African Christians mourned the death of a third priest known to have been killed in South Africa this year, BosNewsLife learned Sunday, June 14.