Are We Witnessing the Fall of Malawi Cleric Bushiri's Empire?
Controversial Malawian cleric Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary Bushiri, who were arrested on fraud charges, are now accused of using fraudulent documents to enter and remain in South Africa. Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said the Bushiris, who are already charged with fraud and money laundering, registered businesses when they only had a visitors' permits. Meanwhile, the couple's permanent residency status in South Africa is being probed by Home Affairs. Bushiri has been referred to as one of the richest religious leaders on the continent, worth an estimated U.S.$150 million. In 2016 he was named a billionaire by South Africa's popular Drum Magazine.
Controversial Preachers Bushiri, Mboro to Face Off in High Court
allAfrica, 22 September 2020
Pastors Paseka 'Mboro' Motsoeneng and Shepherd Bushiri will appear before the High Court in Pretoria today, eNCA reports. Read more »
Bushiri in South Africa Illegally, Says Minister Motsoaledi
Nyasa Times, 27 October 2020
South Africa-based Malawian self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd 'Major 1' Bushiri and his wife, Mary, risk being reported as the Rainbow nation's Home Affairs Minister, Aaron… Read more »
In Court for Fraud - Churchgoers Show Support for Arrested 'Prophet' Shepherd Bushiri and Wife Mary
Daily Maverick, 21 October 2020
Months ago, Enlightened Christian Gathering leader 'prophet' Shepherd Bushiri was mocked for his prophecy that 2020 would be a 'great year'. Bushiri and his wife Mary appeared in… Read more »
Prophet Bushiri Returns to Court This Friday
Nyasa Times, 15 October 2020
South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri returns to Pretoria High Court this Friday hoping to be given a trial after two years of three adjournments due to State… Read more »
From buying his four-year-old daughter a spanking new Maserati Levante, owning a multimillion-rand private jet and more, Shepherd Bushiri has always been on a level of controversy ... Read more »
Responding to SADC report that over 1.1 million Malawians will be impacted by hunger and food insecurity between October 2019 and March 2020, South Africa-based Prophet Shepherd ... Read more »
Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary Bushiri were arrested by the Hawks on charges of fraud and money laundering and have remained in police custody since then. They are expected to ... Read more »
It seems Shepherd Bushiri's troubles are far from over. The self-proclaimed prophet spent five days in jail over fraud and money laundering charges and now the Asset Forfeiture ... Read more »
Malawi Prophet Shepherd Bushiri (file photo).