An NGO called “Movement Against Abuse in Churches” has applauded Cheryl Zondi for deciding to testify yet again in the rape trial of Pastor Timothy Omotoso, following the recusal of judge Mandela Makaula.
The judge in the trial of evangelist, Timothy Omotoso, will give reasons for his recusal in court on March 15.
The first witness in the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, Cheryl Zondi has established a foundation that she says will create awareness around sexual abuse particularly in cultural and spiritual spaces.
The General Bar Council says witnesses testifying in court must be treated with courtesy and respect.
The Nigerian community in Nelson Mandela Bay has pleaded with public not to paint them with the same brush as the televangelist Nigerian Pastor Timothy Omotoso.
Several church leaders are calling on the church to speak out against abuses within the religious sector.
Two national ministers have spoken out about sexual offences against women and children.
Eastern Cape Education MEC Mandla Makupula has been hailed as an education hero by the minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga.
State witness, Cheryl Zondi, who claims she was under the control controversial Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, since she was 14 years old, has told the Port Elizabeth High Court that she was raped and sexually abused multiple times during her visits to the mission house in Durban.