Bushiri and wife Mary in court for fraud: Churchgoers show support

By Greg Nicolson, Daily Maverick Months ago, Enlightened Christian Gathering leader ‘prophet’ Shepherd Bushiri was mocked for his prophecy that 2020 would be a ‘great year’. Bushiri and his wife Mary appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on charges related to fraud and money laundering worth R102-million on Wednesday, the couple’s second court appearance in two weeks. In an interview published on Enlightened Christian Gathering’s (ECG) website, church leader Shepherd Bushiri says men of God “who have been blessed…

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Prophet Bushiri and his wife Mary arrested in SA over investment scheme

Maravi Express South Africa-based Malawian preacher, Shepherd Bushiri Prophet who ministers the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG), is reported by the that country’s media that he and his wife Mary have been arrested by fiscal police, the Hawks over an investment scheme called Rising Estate. A report by sundayworld.co.za quotes a statement issued by the church, that the couple was asked to present themselves to the Hawks offices on Monday night in Pretoria accompanied by their lawyers to discuss an…

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Chilima assures Catholic Church to preach without misgiving

By Owen Zayambika, MANA Vice-President Saulos Chilima has assured the Catholic Church to spread the gospel without fear in the country, saying the Church has the power to bless, but also to criticize where things go out of order. Speaking on Saturday at the launch of St. Paul Parish in Mchinji, Chilima referred to the biblical story of Jesus when he rebuked people for conducting trade in the church, citing the Book of John Chapter 2. “From today’s sermon…

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