Articles tagged 'independent end time message'

Gumbura seeks High Court bail 21 March 2014 HARARE - Jailed Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura has filed an application for bail pending appeal at the High Court after a Harare magistrate ruled that he had no jurisdiction to hear the matter. Gumbura is currently serving a 40-year prison term. He was convicted by ...
Jailed Gumbura inspires Mutani album 11 March 2014 HARARE - Upcoming sungura musician Obvious Mutani is set to release an album based on the incarceration of RGM Independent End Time Message church founder Robert Martin Gumbura. The youthful Sungano Express frontman has also featured the self-styled king of Marabi music Kireni Zulu on the albu...
Gumbura's secretary acquitted 9 March 2014 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has acquitted Tendai Ganyani, the Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura’s secretary, of pornography charges after the State failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt allegations against her. Magistrate Donald Ndirowei said the State failed to cla...
Gumbura applies for bail 26 February 2014 HARARE - Convicted Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura has filed a bail application pending his appeal against conviction and 40-year jail term. Harare magistrate Hosea Mujaya will pass ruling on the application after the State files its submissions tomorrow. Gumbura ...
Gumbura's wives disown police statement 11 February 2014 HARARE - Eight women from Robert Martin Gumbura’s church, facing charges of possessing and disseminating pornographic pictures, have rejected a police statement they reportedly made and tendered as exhibit in court. Choice Neganye, 32, Amadeus Mutakwa, 32, Rutendo Sekai Mandiya, 28, Pamela Kan...
Gumbura's church summoned 9 February 2014 HARARE - Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) has summoned  incarcerated Robert Martin Gumbura’s church, Independent End Time Message, to review whether to ban the church or allow it to carry its services. Johannes Ndanga, ACCZ president, who suspended the church from carrying out se...
Gumbura set to appeal: Lawyer 6 February 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura will appeal against his conviction and a 40-year prison term imposed for raping female congregants, his lawyer has confirmed. Rekai Maposa told the Daily News yesterday that she was currently working on an appeal against the r...
Gumbura to appeal 5 February 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder and pastor Robert Martin Gumbura plans to appeal his conviction and 50-year sentence, his lawyer Rekai Maposa said.
Gumbura gets 40 years 4 February 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message Church founder Robert Martin Gumbura’s dream of having 100 children crumbled yesterday after he was jailed for 40 years following his conviction on four counts of rape and contravening the Censorship Act. Harare regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya sentenced t...
Couple splits over Gumbura's church 4 February 2014 HARARE - A Harare couple has broken up following accusations that the wife was having an inappropriate relationship with a congregant from Robert Martin Gumbura’s Independent End Time Message church. Godfrey Chipadza told magistrate Rekina Dzikiti that his girlfriend, Amina Mahlathini, is chea...
Gumbura sentenced 50 years 3 February 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder and pastor Robert Martin Gumbura has been jailed for 50 years on four counts of rape. He was sentenced to 15 years on two counts of rape and 10 years on the other two. Ten years were suspended.
Gumbura jailed 50 years 3 February 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder and pastor Robert Martin Gumbura has been jailed for 50 years on four counts of rape. He was sentenced to 15 years on two counts of rape and 10 years on the other two. Ten years were suspended.
State wants Gumbura jailed 100 years 2 February 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura was yesterday convicted on four counts of rape, capping an intriguing trial in which the spiritual leader's “disgusting” actions were brought to the fore. With 11 wives and 30 children, Gumbura's trial hogged the headlines fol...
Gumbura convicted 31 January 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder and pastor Robert Martin Gumbura has been convicted of four counts of rape.
Gumbura verdict expected today 31 January 2014 HARARE - Harare regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya will today deliver the much-awaited judgment in the case of Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura, who is facing multiple rape charges. The ruling has been postponed twice before, following Mujaya’s request to inspect the co...
Gumbura's secretary explains porn material 30 January 2014 HARARE - Independent End Time Message Founder Robert Martin Gumbura's secretary Tendai Ganyani kept pornographic material for fun and future use, a magistrate has heard. Ganyani is facing charges of  possession of pornographic material after detectives reportedly recovered two pornographic mag...
Gumbura rape charges ruling postponed 24 January 2014 HARARE - Independent End Times Message founder and pastor Robert Martin Gumbura's rape charges ruling postponed to January 31, 2014.
Gumbura faces fresh rape charge 17 January 2014 HARARE - Controversial Independent End Time Message pastor Robert Martin Gumbura is set to stand a fresh rape trial on March 31. Gumbura is currently awaiting his judgment on January 24 on other rape charges where he is accused of raping many church congregants. His lawyer Rekai Maposa yest...
Inside Gumbura's empire 9 January 2014 HARARE - Judgement in Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura's rape charges could not be delivered yesterday after Harare regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya asked for an inspection-in-loco of the controversial pastor's Marlborough mansion. The inspection revealed Gumbura's fl...
Gumbura steals the limelight 27 December 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwean stars fell from heroes to zero, glory to gloom, grace to grass, as their glitter was blinded by criminal charges and incarceration. This year appeared to be a bad year for most artistes and public figures, who appeared in courts and made headlines for several days. From ...
I have nothing to do with Gumbura's arrest: Chitsinde 18 December 2013 HARARE - Godwin Chitsinde, the Spoken Word Ministries founder, has denied masterminding the arrest of Independent End Time Message pastor Robert Martin Gumbura. Gumbura, facing multiple rape charges, had alleged Chitsinde was behind the plot to destroy his image because of church rivalry. B...
'Police coached Gumbura accusers' 17 December 2013 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura’s lawyer yesterday alleged that police officers coached witnesses to implicate the pastor in rape charges. Rekai Maposa, one of Gumbura’s lawyers, said this while cross examining the mother of a 17-year old girl who claims she...
'All female parishioners belonged to Gumbura' 13 December 2013 HARARE - An Independent End Time Message former congregate sensationally revealed yesterday that all female parishioners in their church belonged to the founder Robert Martin Gumbura. Innocent Nehowa told the court that no woman could be married without Gumbura’s consent, as all women belonged...
Woman mulled suicide after Gumbura abuse 12 December 2013 HARARE - Independent End Time Message former congregant yesterday told the court how she contemplated committing suicide after a series of sexual abuses by the church founder Robert Martin Gumbura. The woman (name withheld), who now lives in South Africa, said she had to leave the church after...
'Gumbura solicited for sex' 11 December 2013 HARARE - Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura solicited for sex from married church women, Harare regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya heard yesterday. A former church congregant (name withheld) who testified yesterday told the court how she left the church after Gumbura bega...