Articles tagged 'ancelimo magaya'

Political injustices and the Church's silence 6 September 2017 HARARE - I am stunned by some contradictions presented by the Church in Zimbabwe. We preach brimstone and fire against adultery, robbery and murder, but suddenly find “good” reasons to avoid doing the same when the sins are committed by politicians. We claim to have absolutely no fear of th...
Christian group in voter awareness drive 4 April 2017 HARARE - A religous movement organisation, Zimbabwe Divine Destiny (ZDD), led by Ancelimo Magaya has launched a campaign to raise voter awareness among Christians in Zimbabwe and mobilise them to participate in the 2018 election. Magaya said the looming elections could only be different if peo...
Church urged to condemn violence 2 October 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Divine Destiny (ZDD) leader Ancelimo Magaya has urged more churches to rise and speak against violence, torture and police brutality which they allege is being perpetrated by the President Robert Mugabe-led government. Speaking at a prayer meeting held at the Dutch Reformed C...
Admit to God you've failed, Mugabe told 26 September 2016 HARARE - Church leaders have appealed to President Robert Mugabe to “admit to God he has failed” and initiate the reconciliation process by opening up dialogue. The clergymen — Ancelimo Magaya, Kudakwashe Makuwe, Useni Sibanda, and Tedious Munemo — made the remarks in an open letter to the 92-...
'Prepare, we are about to cross over' 26 September 2016 HARARE - Outspoken leader of the Zimbabwe Divine Destiny, Ancelimo Magaya, who has had run-ins with the police in his quest for seeing a better Zimbabwe — says the country is on the cusp of changing its politico leadership. Here he speaks with Senior Assistant Editor Guthrie Munyuki and below ...
Churches visit jailed protesters 25 September 2016 HARARE - Church leaders on Friday visited victims of State brutality in hospital and jail, as they expressed concern over the continued victimisation of citizens by President Robert Mugabe's government. However, their visit to Chikurubi Maximum Prison (Chikurubi) — where anti-Mugabe protesters...
Church mauls Mugabe, govt 21 September 2016 HARARE - The increasingly vocal local Church, alarmed by the country's escalating political and economic crises, as well as the current crackdown on dissenting voices by panicking authorities, is pressing President Robert Mugabe to call for an emergency national dialogue, fearing a repeat of the ...
Churches condemn police brutality 21 August 2016 HARARE - Churches have condemned police brutality and savage beatings of peaceful protesters which they said violated the Constitution. This comes in the wake of Wednesday and Thursday's barbaric attacks on vendors and Tajamuka/Sesjikile members who were protesting against the introduction of ...
Churches plot anti-Mugabe protest 16 August 2016 HARARE - Church organisations are plotting an anti-President Robert Mugabe protest tomorrow in Harare. The organisations — Zimbabwe Devine Destiny (ZDD), Prayer Network of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Pastors Fellowship, Christian Voice and Zimbabwe Christian Alliance — said they will proceed with the d...
Gvt to escalate social media blitz 10 July 2016 HARARE - After successfully and temporarily jamming the WhatsApp platform during Wednesday's nationwide stay-away, there are fears that government will intensify controls as we approach the 2018 elections, observers contend. However, as they say; once bitten twice shy — citizens after this ord...
Mugabe's Zanu PF brawls over strike 8 July 2016 HARARE - As thousands of Zimbabweans staged a general strike that shut down the country on Wednesday, President Robert Mugabe and his warring Zanu PF lieutenants were trading poisonous accusations about who was behind the stay-away. Well-placed Zanu PF sources told the Daily News yesterday tha...
Keep the momentum, churches urge protesters 5 July 2016 HARARE - Outspoken preacher Ancelimo Magaya has urged Zimbabweans protesting against President Robert Mugabe's policies to “keep up the momentum” so as to force the nonagenarian to relinquish power. Commenting on the ongoing wave of protests sweeping across the country the  clergyman, who is t...
More churches push for Mugabe departure 29 June 2016 HARARE - More churches are joining the call for President Robert Mugabe to relinquish power forthwith in the wake of the country's ever-deteriorating economic situation. And in a major departure from the mild positions that faith-based organisations usually take with regard to politics, church...
Police interrogate Magaya 4 January 2016 HARARE - Paranoid Zimbabwean authorities interrogated outspoken preacher Ancelimo Magaya on why he was planning a convergence of political parties, churches and civil society, the Daily News on Sunday has learnt. The bishop, who is the director of Zimbabwe Divine Destiny (ZDD), an organisation...
No one is safe in Zim: Bishop 30 December 2015 HARARE - Outspoken preacher bishop Ancelimo Magaya, said Zimbabwe's political situation has now reached a stage where no one including those in Zanu PF are safe from abductions. Reflecting on the deadly factional fights within political parties and the disappearance of human right activist, It...