Articles tagged 'prophets'

'Prophets' mum on politics 25 November 2018 HARARE - Contemporary charismatic preachers seem to be reluctant to comment on political developments in the country unlike those in the Bible. Biblical prophets, the likes of Elijah, Moses and Amos among others, always kept political leaders on their toes, without fear. Scholar Bernhard W And...
'Prophets' cry foul over radio ban 15 April 2018 HARARE – While Zimbabweans have hailed the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) for banning advertising of mushrooming church “prophets”, those practising this trade feel betrayed. In a letter sent to all broadcasting media houses recently, Baz chief executive officer Obert Muganyura said ...
ZBC bans 'prosperity, miracle prophets' 5 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has temporarily suspended all programming covering “prosperity and miracle prophets.” This comes amid public outrage over the unprecedented coverage of prophets at the expense of news, sports, business, entertainment and other programming. ZB...
'A' Level students examine local prophets 12 November 2017 HARARE - Advanced 'A' Level students are now required to examine local modern-day prophets — complete with their abundant controversy — in line with the new education curriculum. This was revealed in a Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) ''A'' Level November 2017 Divinity examinatio...
Mugabe tears into prophecy-crazed Zimbos 13 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has slammed Zimbabweans for trooping to Nigeria to seek prophecies. During his address at a youth rally in Gwanda yesterday, Mugabe said people should desist from being duped by prophets. His remarks come as scores of Zimbabweans, including senior government...
Pashapa slams 'sham prophets' 21 May 2017 HARARE - Cleric Noah Pashapa yesterday became one of the few prominent local clergymen to repeat his open questioning of the claimed powers of Zimbabwe's ubiquitous, self-styled prophets. His criticism comes after flamboyant preacher and founder of the Spirit Embassy church, Uebert Angel, was ...
Mugabe attacks prophets 17 November 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has taken a dig at Zimbabwe’s celebrity prophets, intimating that they use the church to fleece hapless congregants of their hard-earned cash. Mugabe used the burial of his nephew — Takudzwa Wesley Goronga — to remind Zimbabweans about sticking to the tradition...
There are no such God promises 9 February 2014 HARARE - When Jesus fasted for 40 days and 40 nights, he showed incomparable fortitude to triumph over obstacles thrown at him by the devil. He refused to jump from the top of a mountain arguing, “You shall not tempt your God!” Weary and famished, he refused food to hold on to his mission o...
Self-styled prophets kill child 20 December 2012 HARARE - Self-styled prophets who allegedly caused the death of a one-year-old after giving him a harmful concoction have been freed on bail. Mutsvene Makaya, 46, and his wife Ndakaziva Mawire, 39, on Tuesday appeared before magistrate Anita Tshuma on culpable homicide charges. According to State...