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The “Lidia Dube Phenomenon”

Saturday 26 March 2022 was the celebration of the 70th birthday of Lidia Thofozi Dube at KSB. Part of this festivities was a “thanksgiving” service held in the big hall that evening. A very tedious film production of her claimed near death experience (NDE) was shown. Afterwards Lidia stood up to share with the over-awed […]

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Doubts about the CRL Commission

There is no question of transparency and professionalism / Allegedly, the Kwasizabantu case is finally to continue in March – but who can still believe in it? When the News 24 news platform in South Africa launched a major series on violence, abuse and rape at Mission Kwasizabantu in September 2020, there was great horror. […]

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Who are the perpetrators?

The Swiss KSB successors: “We plead guilty” – but: who is “we”? Fifty-seven victims of the educational methods of the school of the Swiss branch of the South African Mission Kwasizabantu (KSB) have come forward to a community of practice in Bern to report abuse committed against them. This is according to a press release […]

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Change of course in Switzerland

KSB school wants to come to terms with the past After years of denial, cover-up and deception, there is apparently a change of course at the former Swiss branch of the South African Kwasizabantu mission. The “Christliche Schule Linth” (CSLinth), as the former Domino Servite School is called today, has declared in a letter to […]

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Fear of the Outside World

A 4-part examination of the role of fear in the theology and practices of KwaSizabantu and the psychological implications for children – Part 4 Writer: Daniel Schricker, PhD “…completely separate from the rest of the world” [1] – Sipho Hlongwane (former member) describing KwaSizabantu “The outside world does not intrude here.” [2] – Erika Bornman […]

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Fear of Self

A 4-part examination of the role of fear in the theology and practices of KwaSizabantu and the psychological implications for children – Part 3 Writer: Daniel Schricker, PhD ‘How do I become myself and yet not bring shame on my family? Who am I? What do I want? Are my thoughts my own or are […]

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Fear of Authority

A 4-part examination of the role of fear in the theology and practices of KwaSizabantu and the psychological implications for children – Part 2 Writer: Daniel Schricker, PhD ‘It is true that the children who went to school at Domino [Servite] lived in constant fear as they were often beaten for such little things as […]

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Scaring the Hell out of You

A 4-part examination of the role of fear in the theology and practices of KwaSizabantu and the psychological implications for children – Part 1 Writer: Daniel Schricker, PhD “People who leave KSB live in fear, people at KSB as well – they fear hell, they fear the leaders and the fear each other. You won’t […]

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Personal Statement about KSB

20201219-Personal statement about KSB by LM FILLATRE – December 2020

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“KwaSizabantu, a question: Where is the report?”

The KwaSizabantu mission once again provides an example of its duplicity and chameleon-like strategy in dealing with information. Although it has pompously promised transparency regarding the outcome of the investigation by its lawyers into the many allegations against the mission, this promise is once again proving to be a deception. On the Mission’s website there […]