Articles tagged 'johane masowe church'

Ishmael to appear in court today 5 January 2015 HARARE - Johanne Masowe eChishanu Budiriro 2-based sect leader Madzibaba Ishmael Mufani who was arrested last week is expected to appear in court today. He was further detained to today after police officers were granted a warrant of further detention. Mufani was on the run since May last y...
Madzibaba Ishmael nabbed 4 January 2015 HARARE - Police have finally apprehended the leader of the Johanne Masowe Echishanu Budiriro Two sect, Madzibaba Ishmael “Mufani” Chokurongerwa whose congregants severely assaulted police officers and journalists in May last year. Mufani fled soon after the skirmishes leaving 37 members of his...
Vapositori jailed four years for violence 13 November 2014 HARARE - Eleven of the 37 members of Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani’s Johanne Masowe apostolic sect have been jailed for four years each for violence. Kudzanayi Kusekwa, 31, Cabson Chandaona, 43, Takavengwa Gwenzi, 46, Tichafa Madyegora, 41, Johanes Makumbe, 39, Ndumiso Moyo, 33, Alexio Kanhema, 37,...
Madzibaba Ishamea's strange beliefs 10 June 2014 HARARE - They live in a world of their own, in small communities. To them, experiencing wet dreams is as bad as committing murder. These are the Vapositori of Johane Masowe eChishanu who worship in Harare's Budiriro suburb at a place popularly known as paMatanga (tanks). A visit by the Week...
More vapositori in police custody 6 June 2014 HARARE - Two more members from the Ishamea Mufani-led Johanne Masowe Church have been remanded in custody over public violence charges. The number of Vapositori arrested for beating up police officers and journalists last week has risen to 30 after Prayer Parira, 30, and Gilbert Mudyiwa, 38, w...
Mapositori denied bail 3 June 2014 HARARE - Three members from Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani’s Johane Masowe Church, who battered police officers and journalists using their shepherd’s crooks, were denied bail yesterday over fears they would endanger public safety. Harare magistrate Vakayi Chikwekwe remanded Milton Murinda, Dennis B...
Inside Madzibaba Ishamea's den 3 June 2014 HARARE - Members of the Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani apostolic sect yesterday narrated the rampant abuse in their church, including forced marriages, virginity testing and the deity status enjoyed by their revered leader. Madzibaba Ishamea is on the run after his followers battered police officers...
Mapositori leader flees 2 June 2014 HARARE - Members of Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani Johane Masowe Church, who battered police officers and journalists using their shepherd's crooks on Friday, have abandoned their shrine, with the church leader reportedly on the run. When the Daily News crew visited the shrine yesterday, not a singl...
25 Vapositori arrested 1 June 2014 HARARE - At least 25 members of the Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani Johane Masowe Church have reportedly been arrested for assaulting police officers and journalists. While police spokesperson Charity Charamba was not picking her mobile phone yesterday, she told State TV on Friday that six members of...