Articles tagged 'johannes ndanga'

ED promises free land to churches 6 March 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to dish out free land to churches in a move likely to be seen as a tactic to sway the electorate ahead of the forthcoming general elections. Traditionally, Zanu PF — even during deposed Robert Mugabe's time — has appealed to churches during el...
ACCZ recalls Ndanga 23 December 2017 HARARE – The Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) has recalled Johannes Ndanga as the life president of the religious group. ACCZ secretary-general Obert Matsveru told a press conference that Ndanga grossly violated the organisation’s constitution by manipulating patrons of ACCZ with...
Grace's rally splits churches 5 November 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe's interface rally for the various apostolic sects in Zimbabwe has divided the clergy with the various church groups frantically trying to take charge of tomorrow's function set for Rufaro Stadium in Mbare. The event has widened the rift between the Apostolic Ch...
ACCZ is my creation: Ndanga 15 October 2017 HARARE - As Zimbabwe's economic crisis deepens, amid infighting in both the ruling Zanu PF party and opposition MDC, Daily News' assistant editor Maxwell Sibanda sought the church's view by interviewing Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) leader Johannes Ndanga, who bemoaned the state ...
Bishop Ndanga fails to pay rent 23 September 2017 HARARE - Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) leader Johannes Ndanga has been dragged to the High Court for failing to pay $45 000 in rent for Pax House. His landlord Paget-Pax Endowment Trust is the applicant, while ACCZ and Ndanga are cited as first and second respondents. Accor...
Vapositori walk out of Ndanga's ACCZ 12 September 2017 HARARE - Some Apostolic sects have pulled out of the Johannes Ndanga-led  Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) to form the Association of Apostolic Churches of Zimbabwe (AACZ). Leaders of various apostolic churches that included Johane Masowe and its various outfits, Mugodhi, Zion an...
State lines up witnesses to nail pastor Mugadza 31 March 2017 HARARE - The State has roped in President Robert Mugabe's allies and sympathisers to nail activist clergyman Philip Mugadza who was nabbed for prophesying that the 93-year-old leader will die in October this year. The called in witnesses include Chief Negomo, Apostolic Christian Council of Zim...
Sorcery and witchcraft in Zim 4 December 2016 HARARE - Unlike the British-American Harry Potter books and film series that paint witchcraft with a rainbow brush, the practice is widely frowned upon in Zimbabwe. Disapproval for the practise is so widespread that “witch hunters” — believed to have been making a killing duping local villager...
'Ndanga wanted to be vice president' 21 April 2015 HARARE - Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani yesterday said Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) president Johannes Ndanga (pictured) was bitter because the cleric refused to conduct prayers for him to become Zimbabwe's vice president. Mufani is being charged with public violence after members ...
”Youths did not invade shrine — Police 5 July 2014 HARARE - Police have denied reports that Zanu PF youths have turned the shrine of Johane Masowe weChishanu leader Madzibaba Ishmael Mufani on the outskirts of Harare’s Budiriro high-density suburb into a brick moulding site. Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi, in a statement, said the police carr...
Zanu PF youths seize Johane Masowe shrine 2 July 2014 HARARE - Youths in President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF have turned the shrine of Johane Masowe weChishanu leader Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani in Harare’s Budiriro high-density suburb into a brick moulding site. Godfrey Gomwe, Zanu PF provincial youth chairperson for Harare, claimed the sect never ow...
Vapositori challenge placement on remand 2 July 2014 HARARE - Twenty four men from Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani’s Johanne Masowe sect currently facing public violence charges after assaulting police and journalists, have notified the court of their intention to challenge their placement on remand. The group’s lawyer Obey Shava yesterday requested th...
More Vapositori granted bail 17 June 2014 HARARE - Fourteen of the 24 members of the Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani’s Johanne Masowe Church have finally walked out of remand prison after initially failing to raise $100 bail, while 10 of their co-accused were granted bail at the magistrates’ courts. The 14 appeared before Harare magistrate D...
Vapositori fail to raise bail 13 June 2014 HARARE - The wives of 24 members of the Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani's Johanne Masowe Church, whose husbands were granted $100 bail at the High Court yesterday, have appealed for financial help to secure their release. Spouses of the freed men are appealing to the public to help them with a total ...
Church leaders slam Masowe violence 12 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean church leaders have slammed the deadly violence that broke out in Budiriro between members of Johanne Masowe weChishanu Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani's sect, Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) officials and the police. The Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (Z...
Vapositori bail ruling today 12 June 2014 HARARE - The High Court will today rule on a bail application by 24 members of the Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani's Johanne Masowe Church, who are facing charges of assaulting police officers and journalists in Budiriro. The accused, through their lawyer Obey Shava, on Friday approached the High Cou...
Cop uniform joke barber fined 10 June 2014 HARARE - A man who was pictured wearing a Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) official uniform was yesterday fined $100 after the courts found him guilty of criminal nuisance. Robert Boyiboyi, 36, of 5062-113 Street, Warren Park D, pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared before Harare magistr...
Budiriro apostolic sect shrine deserted 9 June 2014 HARARE - While other apostolic churches in Harare's Budiriro suburb conducted their church services as usual on both Friday and Sunday, members of Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani's Johanne Masowe sect, who attacked police officers a couple of weeks ago, were nowhere to be seen. A visit to the shrine ...
Another vapositori member denied bail 5 June 2014 HARARE - The number of Vapositori  arrested for beating up police officers and journalists last week, is now 28 after one of them was yesterday denied bail. Just like the rest of the Vapositori, who are charged with causing public violence, Ndumiso Moyo, 37, from the Ishamea Mufani-led Johanne...
Vapositori not above the law 5 June 2014 HARARE - Following last week's thrashing of anti-riot police in Budiriro 2 by members of an apostolic sect, questions have been raised over the audacity of the men in white robes in attacking law enforcers. Members of the Johanne Masowe weChishanu sect led by Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani ran amok ...