Articles tagged 'afm'

AFM faction elects new leadership 3 December 2018 HARARE - One faction of the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) in Zimbabwe says it has elected a new leadership led by Reverend Amon Dubie Madawo as the new president. Reverend Clever Mupakaidzwa was elected as Madawo's deputy. The AFM church had split into two factions — one led by former preside...
AFM saga rages on 19 October 2018 HARARE - Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe (AFM) church president Aspher Madziyire, has filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court seeking permission to be allowed to file papers in response to an application in  which some church members are contesting his presidency. Madziyire a...
AFM members protest extension of Madziyire leadership 21 December 2017 HARARE - A move to change the Apostolic Faith Mission of Zimbabwe (AFM) constitution to allow the church's president Aspher Madziyire to continue leading for two more years after a scheduled December congress provoked angry scenes yesterday in which laity waved placards against their leader. M...
AFM dragged to court over $45k debt 13 November 2017 HARARE - The Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) has been dragged to the High Court after it reportedly failed to pay $45 000 to a company it contracted to print T-shirts in August 2015. Fortune Investments (Private) Limited filed the summons after the church reportedly refused to pay the amount. ...
AFM robbery case opens 22 August 2017 HARARE - Five suspected armed robbers who pounced on Apostolic Faith Mission's Waterfalls church and stole cash before raping a woman were tracked using a stolen cellphone given to a wife of one of the robbers, a Harare court heard yesterday. Edmore Murambidzi, 23, Gift Kupa Mudamburi, 40, Alo...
Police launch manhunt for daring robbers 8 July 2017 HARARE - A crack police team from the Criminal Investigations Department has launched a manhunt for daring robbers who pounced on a church in one of Harare's low density suburbs, raped a woman, and got away with cash, in yet another chilling case of crime, which is spiralling out of control. P...
Reprieve for AFM president 21 April 2017 BULAWAYO - The High Court here has suspended trial of Apostolic Faith Mission of Zimbabwe (AFM) president Aspher Madziyire for culpable homicide. This comes after Madziyire last week took the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and a Gweru magistrate Musaiona Shotgame to court challenging a d...
Madziyire lands AFM international post 22 April 2016 HARARE - Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) in Zimbabwe president Aspher Madziyire has been elected into the executive of the AFM International following elections held in Harare yesterday. Madziyire will serve in the same executive with Frank Chikane who retained his position as president together...
All set for AFM centenary celebrations 28 August 2015 HARARE - Parishioners will unite to celebrate the Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe's centenary  at Rufaro High School in Masvingo tomorrow. Apostolic Faith Mission traces its origin to the Pentecostal Revival which was started in 1901 at Bethel Bible School in Arkansas, Texas by Charles Par...
AFM marks 100 years 24 August 2015 HARARE - An estimated 100 000 people will converge at Rufaro High School, Masvingo Province, for the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) in Zimbabwe centenary celebrations which come at a time when the church is expanding into Dubai and Canada. The church president Reverend Aspher Madziyire said the...
'Economic rebound possible' 23 July 2014 HARARE - African Sun Limited chief executive officer, Shingi Munyeza says there is enough wealth in Zimbabwe to turn around the economy, currently on a downward spiral. The business executive, who heads one of the biggest hospitality groups in Sub-Saharan Africa, said this during a builders’ c...
Govt closes Chiyangwa varsity 31 March 2014 HARARE - Government has ordered several higher education institutions to close shop until they are formally registered. St Linus University from which flamboyant businessman Philip Chiyangwa obtained his controversial doctorate degree is among the unregistered institutions which have been inst...
AFM members want defrocked pastor reinstated 6 January 2014 HARARE - Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) members yesterday held a peaceful protest against the suspension of the Harare East province pastor who was suspended because he divorced his wife. AFM parishioners accused the church’s Overseer Amon Chinyemba of being dictatorial in the management of the...
AFM accountant up for $26k fraud 19 July 2013 HARARE - An accountant with the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) has been hauled before the courts after he allegedly embezzled church funds amounting to some $26 000. Simbarashe Tineyi Boriwondo, 29, who is being charged with theft of trust property, was not asked to plead when he appeared befor...