Articles tagged 'wimbo'

Fight breaks over 'Mugabe prophet' 17 July 2018 HARARE - An ugly fight has broken out among family and church members of the late mystic preacher, Aaron Mhukuta — who was also commonly known as Mudzidzi Wimbo — and who was famous for having allegedly prophesied six decades ago that Zimbabwe would one day be led by ousted former president Rober...
Mudzidzi Wimbo dies 13 July 2018 HARARE - Popular Johane Masowe eChishanu Vadzidzi VaJesu Church founder Aaron Mhukuta Gomo, commonly known as Mudzidzi Wimbo, has died. He was 96. Announcing Wimbo's death on his Facebook account yesterday, Zanu PF youth league political commissar Godfrey Tsenengamu — who is a member of the...
ED to pay Wimbo courtesy call 7 February 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is today expected to pay a courtesy call on the prophet — popularly known as Mudzidzi Wimbo (Wimbo) — who prophesied that he “needed assistance” for him to become Zimbabwe's leader. Following the October 2015 prophecy, the 75-year-old politician dramatical...
Wimbo's fourth wife dies 19 September 2017 HARARE - The death of mysterious prophet Madzibaba Wimbo's fourth wife, has sparked security concerns among a rival church group that his sons could use the funeral to snatch away their father who is at the centre of a serious brawl pitting his family against a section of senior church leaders. ...
Army chief reported to Mugabe 8 September 2017 HARARE - One of the rival church groups fighting to have influence over the ageing spiritual leader, Aaron Mhukuta — also popularly known as Madzibaba Wimbo — has written to President Robert Mugabe, drawing his attention, once again, to the long-running dispute in the Johanne Masowe Vadzidzi vaJe...
Church war over prophet Wimbo deepens 15 May 2017 HARARE - The fight to control and succeed mysterious prophet Madzibaba Wimbo is hotting up, with police commissioner general Augustine Chihuri — who is a brother to the revered diviner — now being accused of playing “a negative role” in the deepening saga. Wimbo — the head of the Mount Darwin-...
Prophet predicts new Zim leader 11 May 2017 HARARE - There is gnashing of teeth among Zanu PF's superstitious bigwigs who are engaged in a deadly dogfight to succeed President Robert Mugabe — after revered prophet, Madzibaba Wimbo, apparently completely ruled out any of them taking over from the wily, but increasingly frail nonagenarian. ...
Kasukuwere scoffs at prophet claims 4 April 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday claimed that he does not wear the famous apostolic white robes and has no intention of consulting the enigmatic Mudzidzi Wimbo in his political life. In a brief interview with the Daily News, Kasukuwere said contrary to reports...
Efforts to rescue Wimbo on: Mohadi 21 August 2016 HARARE - The ministerial team tasked to rescue “abducted” Madzibaba Wimbo — real name Aaron Mhukuta — said it remains determined to fulfil its mandate, as instructed by President Robert Mugabe. This comes amid claims that the prophet is happy staying at his shrine away from his family. Last...
Mugabe committee fails to rescue 'succession' prophet 14 August 2016 HARARE - The ministerial team tasked by President Robert Mugabe to rescue “abducted” popular prophet Madzibaba Wimbo — real name Aaron Mhukuta — has apparently failed in their mandate. Wimbo, his family claims, was allegedly taken against his will by senior army officials, allegedly pushing fo...
Wimbo knows Mugabe's successor: Family 24 July 2016 HARARE - To his vast family, Aaron Mhukuta — aka Madzibaba Wimbo —  is just a father and cleric, but for some in President Robert Mugabe's highly-superstitious Zanu PF party and government, the 94-year-old holds the key to the fellow nonagenarian's succession. Hence, there is a scramble and be...
Mugabe's Zanu PF brawls over prophet 17 July 2016 HARARE - More stunning claims are emerging regarding the mad-scramble within President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF to control the aged and mysterious leader of a secretive apostolic sect, who is acclaimed by his followers for having uncannily prophesied in 1957 that independent Zimbabwe would...
Mnangagwa in bizarre apostolic rites 6 October 2015 HARARE - As the Zanu PF war to succeed President Robert Mugabe escalates, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was at the weekend caught up in bizarre church rituals in Mt Darwin, where a popular prophet told the gathered crowd that the VP needed help to ascend to the presidency. The VP visited t...