Articles tagged 'mapositori'

New breed of mapositori emerge 2 October 2018 HARARE - A new breed of apostolic sect leaders (madzibaba) are on a quest to spruce the image of the creed that has for long been looked down upon. The madzibabas are now seen in trendy clothes and vehicles, living in well-decorated houses contrary to popular belief that they are poor and shab...
Madzibaba Ishamea flees to SA 5 August 2014 HARARE - Fugitive Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani, the Johanne Masowe weChishanu leader has escaped to Rustenberg, South Africa. Officials from his church said Mufani arrived safely in Rustenberg, a city situated at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountain range in the North West Province, . He and h...
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...
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 ...