Bail decision on Prophet Bushiri and his wife Mary postponed

The bail decision for self-proclaimed Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary, and three others has been postponed until Wednesday. The accused face charges of fraud, theft, and money laundering to the value of over R100-million. The state says Bushiri and his wife are flight risks. The couple has been in custody for almost two weeks. Bushiri’s […]

Prophet Bushiri has diplomatic passport but is not a diplomat, court hears

The State in the fraud case of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary, and their three co-accused revealed that the Bushiris hold diplomatic passports, but they are not accredited diplomats. The five were applying for bail at the Pretoria Magistrates Court. They are facing charges of money laundering and fraud amounting to more than […]

Prophet Bushiri and his wife Mary are in SA illegally – Home Affairs exposes how they got in the country

Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) leader Shepherd Bushiri and his wife are in South Africa illegally, Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed. Speaking to SAfm on Monday evening, Motsoaledi said his department has uncovered evidence that the couple entered the country using visitors’ visas and conducted business with it – something that is not allowed […]

Home Affairs officials suspended after allegedly incorrectly granting Bushiri & wife permanent residency

Home Affairs officials alleged to have served notices to embattled Enlightened Christian Gathering church leader, Prophet Bushiri and his wife Mary have been suspended, eNCA reported on Sunday. Bushiri and his wife are Malawian nationals. In addition to the charges racked against the pastor and his wife, which include fraud, money laundering, and theft, they […]

Latest on Prophet Bushiri and his wife Mary after appearing in court

The self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary will be remanded in custody until Monday, 26 October. The couple is facing charges of fraud, theft, and money laundering at the Pretoria Magistrates Court. Bail was opposed earlier in the week after the state revealed it needed to investigate more details. Bushiri’s supporters have congregated […]

Photos: Prophet Bushiri and Mary’s supporters flood the streets outside Pretoria court

Prophet Bushiri supporters outside the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court! Supporters of Shepard Bushiri and his wife, Mary have converged outside the Pretoria Magistrate Court. The couple faces charges of fraud, theft, and money laundering. The state is expected to respond to their bail application. They have come out in their numbers to support their papa and […]

Photos: Inside prison where Prophet Bushiri and his wife Mary are kept

A self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary, are set to spend at least two nights at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre following their appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The couple appeared with third co-accused Landiwe Ntlokwana on charges of fraud and money laundering in relation to an investment scheme. Inside […]

Prophet Bushiri & wife, Mary spend night in holding cells after fraud case postponed to Friday

A self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary, are set to spend at least two nights at the Kgoshi Mampuru Correctional Centre following their appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The couple appeared with third co-accused Landiwe Ntlokwana on charges of fraud and money laundering in relation to an investment scheme. Bushiri […]

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Mikateko Hlabangwane aka Mary from Scandal: Girls don’t sell Yourselves

Actress Mikateko Hlabangwane, who plays Mary Maswanganyi on Scandal! etv, has advised girls not sell themselves. Mikateko joined Scandal in 2014 as a teenager. Speaking to Daily Sun, the 20-year-old actress told the publication that her character is the girl parents want their kids to be friends with. She’s smart and always says the right […]