Breaking News:

Big Issues, News

CHARISMATIC Bushiri walks into Zanu PF factional fight

0

CHARISMATIC Malawian preacher Shepherd Bushiri has been sucked into Zanu PF’s succession wars in Zimbabwe after appearing on a video in which he tells State Security Minister Kembo Mohadi that he has a “promotion coming his way”.

Mohadi, a key functionary of the Lacoste faction in Zanu PF, has reportedly been promised the vice presidency by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who increasingly looks likely to succeed President Robert Mugabe after apparently dispatching the rival G40 faction.

Mnangagwa reportedly offered the other vice presidency to army chief General Constantine Chiwenga, as he builds an alliance for a post-Mugabe era.

Bushiri, who is based in South Africa, and refers to himself as a “Major Prophet”, stood Mohadi up in front of thousands of congregants before telling the Beitbridge East MP that an unnamed individual in Borrowdale, Harare, had consulted witch doctors in Chitungwiza to bring him harm.

“Nothing bad will happen to you. I’m seeing promotion coming your way; I’m seeing a crown on your head,” Bushiri tells Mohadi in the undated video which has gone viral online.

Mohadi, who according to Mugabe was considered for the vice presidency before losing out to Phelekezela Mphoko, nods approvingly and mumbles: “I receive, Man of God.”

Bushiri gave Mohadi a white handkerchief saying: “Anytime you see anything happening around you, use that handkerchief to pray.”

Mohadi, who is also told by the preacher that “when you leave here there will be a financial door… I’m seeing money coming to you,” reverently grasps the cloth, and bows.

On Monday, it emerged that a controversial Zanu PF activist and Mnangagwa loyalist Fidelis Fengu – through his Sibusiso Media and in collaboration with events company

Highshot Provisions – has organised a ‘Black Billionaire Breakfast Meeting’ in Harare for November 10 where Zimbabweans will pay US$250 to hear a motivational speech from Bushiri.

Mnangagwa is listed as the guest of honour at the event pencilled in for the Meikles Hotel in Harare, although we were unable to confirm last night if he would attend.

Related Posts

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Saulos Chilima: A masqueraded Messiah or a devil not yet known?

    Frank Kamanga Historically, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed is king. This is probably why -and it is a worldwide phenomenon- desperate peoples around the globe are hanging by the slenderest of threads, putting their hope and trust in figures that either present themselves, or are being portrayed as modern-age “Messiahs”, vowing to…

  • Mrs Mia inspires DPP senior officials

    In a leaked whatsapp conversation among DPP gurus the blue officials said they wish Mrs Abida Mia who has a hardworking spirit was in their team. The DPP officials which include; Ben Phiri, Ngeme Kalilani and Nicholas Dausi just to mention a few said Abida Mia is an insiration to all women in politics. One…

  • FLASH BACK: Kaliati and cadets strip Eastern Region Chief naked, dethrone him

    By Nyasa Times Published: June 6, 2011 Chief Mponda of Nsamala Village in Balaka district, who claim to have been paraded naked by Democratic Progressive Party DPP) Youth Cadets last month, has cried foul over the news that he has been stripped off his chieftaincy. Mponda was beaten up, rubbed down with buffalo beans (chitedze)…

  • DPP, UTM wrestle over corruption evidence

    Two of Malawi’s political parties; the United Transformation Party (UTM) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) are pointing fingers at each other over corruption allegations. DPP’s Nicholas Dausi said that Chilima’s secrets will be revealed if he continues to talk ill about the DPP. “He has skeletons in his wardrobe, but he is busy talking…

  • Buleya Lule was electrocuted, assaulted

    Malawi’s Forensic Pathologist and Clinical Forensic Physician, Charles Dzamalala has released results of the medical investigation on the death of Buleya Lule, a suspect in the abduction of Dedza boy born with albinism. Buleya Lule died suddenly on Wednesday, 21st February 2019 while in Police custody after being arrested when he was being suspected to…

  • JB tells govt to speak out on Buleya

    The former President of the country, Joyce Banda has urged government to speak out on how a susppect who was accused of taking a role in the abduction of people living with albinism  died in Police custody. The former President said Malawians need answers on Buleyas death. “This man who died mysteriously in the hands…

css.php