Advocacy and Campaigns Moderator BN Manzi +27 83 688 3584 /
Education Bishop MS Mohlakane +27 61 462 0657 /
Political Archbishop MS Koto +27 83 538 8043 /
Gender Bishop M Ramafikeng +27 71 015 2637 /
Communication Ps P Mngalo +27 71 780 3301 /
Pastoral Care and Healing Bishop SJ Dithipe +27 76 609 6324 /
Youth Rev S Mohanoe +27 81 407 0946 /
Complaints and Disputes Bishop N Ntshangase +27 76 603 8343 /
Special Projects Bishop S Phomodi +27 63 395 8746 /
Special Projects Bishop N Phomane +27 81 324 0834 /
Public Relations Archbishop K Bapela +27 72 236 2771 /
Gauteng Bishop SJ Dithipe
Free State Archbishop FE Bingwa
North West Bishop T Thabagae
Northern Cape Rev TM Pico
Limpopo Bishop SZ Maake
Mpumalanga Bishop M Mabuza
KZN Bishop G Goba
Western Cape Rev PS Nqwaba
Eastern Cape Rev TE Kefile
Moderator Rev. SS Nkumanda National Treasurer +27 78 230 4026 /

Rt. Reverend Shadrack Nkomeni Moloi is an ordained minister of the African Presbyterian Bafolisi Church of South Africa. He was ordained on the 14th of December 1985 at Tweeling.  He did his Theological Studies at an SACC institution at Wilgespruit (South African Theological College for the Independent Churches - SATCIC) in 1981. He obtained a Diploma in Theology and he furthered his education with the Bachelor of Theology from the same institution.

After completing his studies, his church the APBC, assigned him to be a minister in charge of Soweto circuit in Mapetla Extension from 1985 to 2008. One of his projects in that congregation was the building of the structure of the church and the manse. From 2009 to 2013 he became the Moderator of the Gauteng Presbytery now known as A.S. Metsing Presbytery. He was later elected to be in charge of P. Sithole Presbytery in the Free State from 2013 until 2018.

Bishop SN Moloi _ President

He is currently the Presiding Bishop of the APBC after his nomination, election and induction by the highest judicatory of his church. As the national leader, he is entrusted with the responsibility of the management of all the affairs of the church as an accounting officer of his denomination.

He is currently the President of the Council of African Independent Churches and a member of the National Executive Committee of the South African Council of Churches representing his organization, CAIC.

Archbishop Professor Jacob Mtheto Mjele was born on the 25th August 1966 in Evaton, Gauteng – South Africa. He is the son of the late founder of the Nazareth Witness Apostolic Church - Father Archbishop Elias Mlindelwa Azael Mjele and mother prophetess Alinah Nongemkile Mjele. The Archbishop was raised in a Christian home where he developed in leaps and bounds in the spiritual things. His upbringing served as a solid attribute to him being the leader of the Nazareth Witness Church (NWC). The church was initially established at his parents’ home premises, and to date the church still is at the parent’s home premises, in Sebokeng.

Archbishop J.M. Mjele holds a Masters Degree in Theology which he obtained from Potchefstroom University in 1996. He has an Honorary Doctorate in Theology and Divinity also obtained from Potchefstroom University. He has extensive experience in preaching and winning souls to the kingdom of God. He specializes in coaching and mentoring in the fields of church management, church administration, Christian ethics, counselling, homiletics and church history. In 1990 the church council ordained him as a priest and was appointed as a Commissioner of Oaths to solemnize and conduct marriages within the church and the community at large.

Professor Jacob Mtheto Mjele

Archbishop J.M. Mjele is an integral part of the community his church operates in. He has assumed several positions in the community that contribute to the general uplifting of the community. He served for a long time as chairperson of a School Governing Body, is a community spiritual advisor in the area he stays in, and has helped develop many preachers, pastors, men and women of God. He has done commendable work in assisting drug addicts (children, men and women), to be rehabilitated. NWC hosts some initiatives that benefit the community in the areas of teenage pregnancy control, HIV/AIDS, developing youth skills in music and pastoral care.

Archbishop Mjele is married to Grace, who works with him at the church. He has three children, a boy and two girls. All of them also play an instrumental role in the growth and maintenance of the various church ministries.

Archbishop Mjele is a God fearing servant that serves with pride and dignity. He leans on God in everything he undertakes. He is a staunch believer in submitting his individual plans and church plans to the Lord, as the Lord will establish the plans in heaven.

SINCE 2019

Snr Bishop Dr TS Ngcana - Gen. Sec CAIC

Bishop Dr. TS Ngcana was born in Vereeniging on the 3rd November 1957. Married to Minah and blessed with three boys and a girl.

Attended primary education at Vaal River Primary School then secondary education in Tshepo-Themba High School then Moqhaka Sec School, Sebokeng and moved to Witsieshoek in Tseki Senior Secondary School in 1977. 1984 BA degree (Industrial Industrial Psychology) in Vista University - Sebokeng campus. 1987 Diploma in Theology in St Augustine College, 1988 Diploma in Labour Relations - Damelin, 1991 BA-Hon, 1996 National Diploma in Labour Law - then Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit now Johannesburg University. 2001 Advanced Certificate in Alternative Resolution in Pretoria University, 2002 National Diploma in Labour Relations in North West University, 2013 Doctoral degree - Interdenominational Theological Centre, 2019 CCMA Commissioners Course - Stellenbosch University.

Orange-Vaal Admin Board and transferred to Sasolburg as a Senior Clerk in 1980. Fedmis Fertilizers as a Security Officer and Admin Clerk in 1983. Sasol Chemical Industries as a Buyer in 1989. Employed in 1991 by Chemical Workers Industrial Union which merged with PPWAWU in 1995 as an Organizer. National Union Metalworkers in SA as a Regional Legal Officer in 1999. Gauteng Provincial Government as the Labour Relations Officer in 2005 and became Manager: Labour Relations in 2008 to-date. Appeared in Industrial Councils, CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Private Arbitrations, Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court unaccountable times and have Labour Court precedence. Participated in the development of Free State Public Transport Act in 1995 during Taxis initial recapitalization process. 

Ordained in 1984 - St Eli Apostolic Mission Church. Elected the General Secretary for Zamdela Ministers Association (ZAMA) 1990 to 2003. Appointed as the Moderator in 1990. Appointed the Bishop in 1999. Appointed Senior Bishop 2001 to-date. Elected the President for Zamdela Ministers Association 2003 to-date. Elected Deputy General Secretary for the Council of African Independent Churches (CAIC) in 2016 - 2019. 

Elected General Secretary for the Council of African Independent Churches (CAIC) in 2019 to-date.

SINCE 2020

Rev Benjamin Ntsikelelo Manzi

Rev Benjamin Ntsikelelo Manzi is an ordained minister of the Methodist Church for the People in Africa.

He is currently appointed as the resident minister of Emdeni circute in Soweto and serves as the district chairperson of the church.

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and various other qualifications in Project Management, Human Capital, Labour Relations and Finance Management.

He is the convener of the Legal Desk of his Church.

He is a Marriage Officer designated by the Department of Home Affairs to solemnize marriages in the Republic of South Africa.

He has served his church as Secretary and Treasurer General over a  period of time. The President of the YMG and Youth Guild respectively.

He is a member of the Council of Independent Churches

He is the Deputy General Secretary of the Council of African Independent Churches (CAIC).

SINCE 2019

Moderator Reverend Samuel Sithembiso Nkumanda

Rev. SS Nkumanda


Moderator Reverend Samuel Sithembiso Nkumanda is a minister of the Presbyterian Church of Africa.

He is a resident minister of the Central Rand circuit in Katlehong serving the East Rand Region of his church.

He holds a Bachelor of Theology and a Bachelor of Theology (Honours) Degrees  respectively from the University of Fort Hare.

He is a Marriage Officer  designated by the Department of Home Affairs to solemnize marriages in the Republic of South Africa.

He served his Church as the Stated Clerk (General Secretary) of the General Assembly for seven years.

He is the former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Africa serving as the National leader of his Church.

He is also a member of the South African Council of Churches,  National Church Leaders Religious Forum. 

A member of  the Council of African Independent Churches and national office Bearer.

He is the National Treasurer of the Council of African Independent Churches (CAIC)

Archbishop Kate Bapela was born and raised in Meadowlands, Soweto. She is the seventh child of the eight children born to Sinna and Jonathan Mamabolo. 

In 2005 she founded and became CEO of African Federation of Churches (AFC), a Non-Profit  Organisation. She  led the initiative to train more than 500 church leaders from interdenominational churches in Gauteng province, South Africa on leadership.

The content covered church management and succession planning amongst others. This initiative was supported by universities in an effort to provide continuous learning to church leadership. 

Archbishop Bapela secured partnership of UNISA (school of theology and religion) and University of Johannesburg (marketing and communication)-Aucklandpark, Bunting Road Campus to ensure that church leaders are taught in an environment that is conducive to learning.

Currently she is the founder and committed leader of New Covenant Apostolic Church-NCAC based in Diepkloof, Soweto,

ArchBishop Kate
Public Relations Officer - Coopted

City of Johannesburg. The church is the official home to  New  Covenant  Brass  Band-NCBB;  New  Covenant  Church  Choir-NCCC  and  New Covenant Drum Majorettes-NCDM.

She  is  an  activist  of  various  causes  in  the religious sector  and  continues  to contribute through her participation in church organizations and body of knowledge. She is the co-opted member of the Council of African Independent Churches (CAIC).  Archbishop Bapela represents CAIC on the National Command Council for Church Leaders dealing with Covid-19 issues amongst others.

Archbishop Kate Bapela is an MBA graduate, Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), a distinguished title recognized internationally and accorded only to 3% of the professional membership in South Africa. She is also accredited in Public Relations (APR), recognizing her strategic leadership and contribution to the profession.

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