religion and media

ONE Gospel TV seeks gospel music video submissions

September 7, 2012
South Africa-based ONE Gospel TV channel on the DStv and GOtv platform is requesting gospel music video submissions from across Africa. The channel is particularly in search of gospel music from Sub-Saharan, East and West Africa as part of a strategy to revitalize the channels offering. “The process to submit a music video ...

Catholic youths to create Harare archdiocese database in preparation for WYD

August 6, 2012
 by Jacob Shamuyarira With just under a year to go to the World Youth Day, the Archdiocese of Harare World Youth Day Task Force has stepped up preparations for the big event. At least 1,000 youths are expected to go and represent Zimbabwe and meet the Pope in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. ...

POTRAZ has no questions about Makandiwa’s Christian Spiritual Link scratch cards

July 27, 2012
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe has cleared United Family International Church leader prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa for possible breach of the Posts and Telecommunication Act. The prophet was under probe by the telecommunication regulatory authority for allegedly operating a cellular phone airtime recharge service without lawful authority. In ...

17-year-old Zimbabwean authors religious book

July 26, 2012
Christian books are an effective way to reach out to a cross-section of people who rely on such books and other forms of Bible-based literature to help them understand the Bible and life experiences of other Christians. In Zimbabwe Christian books have become a regular sight in many bookshops, as more ...

Video: Counseling as cave exploration and mountain climbing

July 21, 2012
Video: Counseling as cave exploration and mountain climbing “Let’s Talk” is one of self-help videos produced by Chrispen Matsilele, SJ and Anesu Manyere, SJ. This video explores the idea of counseling using the motif of caves and mountain climbing. It is set in Domboshawa mountain range. This place is linked to the Bushmen and their ancient drawings on ...

Chishawasha seminary’s True Humanity

June 30, 2012
The seminary to most people is a place where aspiring priests are quietly inducted into theology and scriptural studies, full stop. The Roman Catholic Chishawasha seminary is venturing into research and reflections through a journal Vera Humanitas (True Humanity) which is the first publication of such kind since the seminary was ...

Jescom looks for donations from Zimbabwean readers

June 30, 2012
Both Jesuit Communications publications , Mukai/Vukani and In Touch with Church and Faith, are given away for free. But the production of both is costly. The publications are supported by generous donors, but their donations are not sufficient.  The time has come to work towards self-support in the spirit of self-reliance. If ...

Reporting on religion in Zimbabwe. That’s if you can call this “reporting”

June 20, 2012
We were about to reprint Clayton Masekesa’s juicy article “Christians during the day, hookers by night” that appeared last month in The Standard when I routinely googled one of his source’s names. The search revealed to me that a story about Mutare sex workers hit the media already in 2010. In fact, ...

Video: Pastor Nhamo Chigohi, a product of the JESUS film

June 18, 2012
Video: Pastor Nhamo Chigohi, a product of the JESUS film Baptist Pastor Nhamo Chigohi, the son of a witchdoctor, first heard the Gospel while lying sick inside his hut as missionaries showed the JESUS film outside. He trusted Christ for healing, but his father was furious and, a few days later, kicked him out. Nhamo began living on the streets. ...

Harvest House International partners with Sunday News

June 13, 2012
Harvest House International, a Pentecostal church, enters into partnership with Sunday News.Copies of the weekly newspaper were seen being sold at the Pentecostal offices on Sundays. As part of the unique deal, Harvest House International will retain 10% of the amount generated by the newspaper sales. In return, Sunday News will provide the church with ...
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