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Bushiri devotees take to social media, express defiance as “Major One” spends night in police custody

PRETORIA, February 2 – Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church members have taken to social media platforms following the arrest of charismatic “prophet” Shepherd Bushiri, whom they affectionately call “Major One”, sharing messages of support and solidarity. Some of the devotees went the extra mile – already casting aspersions on the validity of the serious charges […]

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Shepherd Bushiri arrested

PRETORIA, February 1  – Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church leader Shepherd Bushiri has been arrested, sources within his congregation told African News Agency (ANA) on Friday. Bushiri and his wife Mary were allegedly arrested at their Sparkling Waters Hotel in Rustenburg. According to a statement released by the church on Friday evening, police officers – […]

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Parliament calls on Hawks, NPA to act against #VBSBankHeist alleged looters

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 – Parliament’s standing committee on finance on Wednesday called on law-enforcement agencies, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (The Hawks) and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), to act swiftly and decisively against those alleged to have defrauded the VBS Mutual Bank. A forensic report titled “The Great Bank Heist” by Advocate Terry […]