Makandiwa braces for mega-show

HARARE - Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s United Family International Church (UFIC), buoyed by its backing from government, says it will go ahead with the “Judgement Night” prayer session on April 19, despite claims by Ghanaian pastors that the popular preacher would have been arrested and his church closed down.

The pastors led by one Lawrence Ajoba have been quoted widely claiming that they had written an explosive letter to President Robert Mugabe arguing that Makandiwa was a fake prophet.

The pastors claim they are ready to travel to Harare to provide evidence that Makandiwa was actually using witchcraft sourced from a Ghanaian traditional healer to perform miracles.

The Ghanaians claim that they will also reveal to Mugabe what they call false prophesies by Makandiwa on the First Family.

At least 150 000, including foreigners, are expected to converge at the National Sports Stadium for the “Judgement Night” and UFIC officials yesterday insisted that they would not lose sleep over such empty threats to close down their church.

But the Ghanaians were quoted in the media as saying: “We are coming to Zimbabwe, but first we want the Head of State to understand the nature of the person we are dealing with”.

“We are not alone. They are actually a significant number of real Zimbabwean Men of God, who are in the background.”

But Makandiwa and UFIC spokesperson Prime Kufa said they would not be distracted.

“We are going ahead with preparations and there is nothing to suggest that we will in any way cancel the mega-show.

“As for the people from Ghana who are coming up with their theories, we don’t know what their problem is.

“They are claiming that the traditional healer who is giving Prophet Makandiwa powers to perform miracles stays in Ghana so they must deal with him first before coming here. We have nothing to do with their coming here.

“All we are interested in is the big day for Zimbabweans on April 19, where Prophet Makandiwa will deliver one of best ever sermons which will change the lives of Zimbabweans. We have been receiving amazing inquiries about the big day and that’s what we are all focusing on.

“All logistics are being put in place for the record crowd expected at the National Sports Stadium. Forget about what these people are saying and as Prophet Makandiwa said ‘God has finally remembered our nation and remarkable things are going to happen after this. Zimbabwe has never experienced anything like it before.’ This is what the nation should focus on, not these distractions,” said Kufa.

Visitors are expected from South Africa, Malaysia, Uganda, Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Nigeria and many other parts of the world.

Kufa steadfastly refused to reveal what miracles Makandiwa would perform but insisted that “tremendous things are going to happen and the nation should be ready”.

Already, people have started speculating about “the tremendous things” expected during “Judgement Night” with most followers saying that Makandiwa could make a prophecy that might change the country’s political landscape.

“But others are speculating about economic fortunes turning around while others are predicting social changes to the country.

Only on Friday, government through Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi, endorsed “Judgement Night” saying it greatly contributed to the promotion of religious tourism.

“We want it to happen peacefully because we see the values, the cultural values, that we want to promote amongst our people, the religious and spiritual values that this country needs so much going forward.

“They (UFIC) have been working together with ZTA for the last two-and-a-half weeks now and they will be driving costs down for the benefit of the arrival of the travellers because this event will move people domestically and internationally.”

Comments (69)

The blind led to their death pit by these cheap antics. A sad occult, desperation defined and stupidity the main victor. How can such an intelligent people be so gullible and be led so astray. Wisdom and hope gone to the dogs.

Mtawaz - 7 April 2014

yaa vekuGhana vaye chiuya mumubate anenge ari kuita zviye zvamaiti fake zviye.musamborega ndapota

simon - 8 April 2014

YAA VEKUGHANA MUKANA WAITA CHIUYAI MUSI WA19

simon - 8 April 2014

on the 19th by the 19th. Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa will proclaim a blessing upon this nation. Zimbabwe will be a blessing there after

hmhakaz - 8 April 2014

It is nothing but a Mega Show nekuti only Jesus in the second Advent will judge people zvimwe izvi kuvaraidza nguva tichikanga mhandire....

svosvai - 8 April 2014

kana nesu tatononokerwa baba, we cant wait for this day!! We love baba. Godeally remembered our nation, by giving us a Prophet during out times. Tayingoverennga vemu bible, now we have experienced the prophetic in an even bigger way. Thank Lord Jesus.

mmz - 8 April 2014

Unless you are gifted with gift of discerning you are only using references to distinguish what we think is true. Such references mostly based on our conditioned perception and man's work are fallible, the holy spirit is not. But because the greater works are through flesh, which is subject to sin, the holy spirit allows us room for suspicion and said we should test all such men- without anger without fighting or calling names in the comfort that God always prevails. So when someone wants to test your man of God you should create the widest avenue, its for your good. Even if you organize a fake test the real test will still come at some time.

GL - 8 April 2014

barking dogs never stop moving trains. judgment night with or without it is definite

tendeukai - 8 April 2014

His Excellence President Mugabe is not that foolish to trust fetish priests from Ghana just because his late wife was of Ghanaian descent.

revival - 8 April 2014

His Excellence President Mugabe is not that foolish to trust fetish priests from Ghana just because his late wife was of Ghanaian descent.

revival - 8 April 2014

vati vanoda kuuya muna May after independence i mean after judgement night 2, rega uone hapana kafetish priest kekughana kachauya kachiti pwetere pwetere watch and see inenge yangova runyararo high chete

gideon - 8 April 2014

vati vanoda kuuya muna May after independence i mean after judgement night 2, rega uone hapana kafetish priest kekughana kachauya kachiti pwetere pwetere watch and see inenge yangova runyararo high chete

gideon - 8 April 2014

His Excellence President Mugabe is not that foolish to trust fetish priests from Ghana just because his late wife was of Ghanaian descent.

revival - 8 April 2014

His Excellence President Mugabe is not that foolish to trust fetish priests from Ghana just because his late wife was of Ghanaian descent.

revival - 8 April 2014

His Excellence President Mugabe is not that foolish to trust fetish priests from Ghana just because his late wife was of Ghanaian descent.

revival - 8 April 2014

PROPHET MAKANDIWA IS A SERVANT OF GOD,and those who think otherwise should come and deliver him of occultic powers that you claim he has,that waffle rumble in your isolated rooms.Come and shame him on this day for the whole world to see..19 April 2014,@ National Sports Stadium

observer - 8 April 2014

lets all not judge for wer shall be judged by God...

pee - 18 April 2014

please prayer for me

alex - 1 May 2014

please prayer for me i can't read very well please i need your prayers

alex - 1 May 2014

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