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Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church is a cat with many lives. The man seems to come back from every situation that knocks him down stronger, faster and more powerful. Luck or Divine unction? As i write, President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected to lift VISA...
Blantyre - Former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) director-general Happyton Bonyongwe and former Police Chief Augustine Chihuri have been fingered in an sensational attempt to rig elections in Malawi. Malawi sources exclusively told Khuluma Afrika that the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led by President Peter Mutharika had engaged the services...
In a dramatic twist of events, Leaders of the unpopular organisation called SANCO who came out this January, eyes shot red attacking Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, calling him a fraud have been charged with fraud themselves by a court in Durban. They allegedly defrauded their oraganisation of money amounting to...
Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga deliberately lied in the aftermath of the Pretoria church stampede when he said the premises of the Shepherd Bushiri-led Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church was non compliant with fire and emergency by-laws, the African National Congress’ Youth League (ANCYL) in Tshwane said on Monday. “We wish...
A South African-based Zimbabwean domestic worker shocked a Western Cape couple when she told them she had completed her LLB degree. Actor Tim Theron and his wife said their 30-year-old SweepSouth domestic worker Barbra Gurupira informed them that she had pushed her way through law school by using her salary to...
By Charles Lotara The African Union has welcomed and hailed the decision by the United Nations Security Council to remove the arms embargo, travel ban, assets freeze and targeted sanctions imposed on Eritrea. The Horn of African nation had sanctions imposed on it for nearly a decade after it stood accused...
Pretoria – Deputy President David Mabuza has laid criminal charges of Crimen Injuria against Bishop Hangwi Maumela, an ANC member who was filmed calling the former a murderer and alleging that he is “sleeping around”. A sworn affidavit signed by Mabuza, which Khuluma Afrika has seen, says Mabuza was shown...
Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill, 2018 and Public Trustee (Amendment) Bill, 2018 this week arousing hope among Kenyans that this will put an end to the propagation of fake news. The bill spells a sh 5 million fine (USD 50 000) penalty for the...
By Samuel Jack Matikiti Southern African Development Community has witnessed an unprecedented wave of events that has swept away leading opposition stalwarts, living a vacuum and general political uncertainty for smooth political transition in the region. In February this year, Zimbabwe saw the death of Movement for Democratic Change Opposition...
By Lenah Bosibori The Chinese government has completely closed down its domestic ivory market leading to the rise of African elephants in the wild. In Kenya, – for instance-, the Chinese government has provided state of the art equipment like night goggles and, - camouflage gear, funding, vehicles for patrolling and...
By Njeri Kimani “The first night I got electricity in my house I kept on blowing the bulb for it to go off, just like I was used to blowing my tin lamp,” laughs 72-year-old Jane Awinja. Three years after she got electricity under the last mile connectivity project, an ambitious...