A memorial service will be held on Thursday for the 13-congregants who were killed when part of a Pentecostal Church building collapsed just before the Easter weekend in eMpangeni on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast.
A new blast hit the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo on Sunday, police said, the eighth explosion in the country in a single day. Nearly 160 people have been confirmed dead so far in the string of attacks targeting hotels and churches.
The fatalities include at least 42 people killed in Colombo, where three hotels and a church were hit, and another 10 dead in the town of Batticoloa, where a church was attacked.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed his condolences to the families and congregants of the 13 people who died Thursday night after a section of a church building collapsed on them at Empangeni on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast.
A top Catholic cardinal admitted Saturday that Church files on priests who sexually abused children were destroyed or never even drawn up, a move which allowed paedophiles to prey on others.