Sowetan newspaper dating
“We are not against freedom of press and we’re 100% supportive to any press which of course must follow the ethics and conduct of this.
ATTRIDGEVILLE, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 28: Members of the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) gather for a mass prayer meeting at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Attridgeville, South Africa.
Soweto was the scene of violent anti-apartheid rioting in 1976, when a student protest led to clashes with police.
In 2000, the district was officially incorporated into Johannesburg.
In a statement, the ZCC responded by saying the media group had made it its mission to defame, ridicule and make a mockery of the church and its leader The church said it could not spend money on or even associate itself with the Tiso Blackstar Group because their stories on their publications about the ZCC were apparently published for fun and commercial reasons.
They were aimed at undermining the integrity and reputation of the church and its leader.The members marked the 100th anniversary of the 1913 Land Act.