Emmanuel Makandiwa

Prophet Makandiwa with his wife prophetess Ruth Makandiwa. (photo from UFIM web site)

Emmanuel Makandiwa

Withi RelZim.org articles about Emmanuel Makandiwa  by Sindiso Moyo and staff  Within a relatively short period of time, prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa has established one of the biggest Pentecostal churches in Zimbabwe, United Family International Ministries (UFIM).  Originally a young pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM), he founded the new movement in ...

Mugabe blasts prophets November 18, 2014

President Robert Mugabe at the weekend while burying his   nephew Takudzwa Wesley Goronga in Marondera blasted mushrooming churches which he described as being led by some ‘fly by night’ pastors who are  robbing desperate people of their hard earned churches. Mugabe’s comments followed an over 35 000 crowed which was ...

Makandiwa awards musicians September 24, 2014

United Family International Church’s (Ufic) founder, Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa on Saturday recognised the creative effort invested by some gospel musicians and conferred them with awards dubbed the Permican Awards. The awards ceremony was part of the Ufic official television channel Christ TV’s  first anniversary celebrations held at the  City Sports ...

UFIC in Judgement Night march April 14, 2014

Congregants at Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s United Family International Church (UFIC) Sunday brought Harare to a standstill as they marched through the streets campaigning for their Judgement Night 2 event slated for this Saturday. Clad in church t-shirts adorned with a picture of their leader Makandiwa and his wife Ruth, thousands of UFIC members ...

Battle for supremacy April 7, 2014

From Judgement Night 2 to Easter Camp meetings, the stage has now been set for a ‘fierce fight’ for the souls of Zimbabweans as the biggest holiday on the Christian calendar beckons. The nation, transfixed by a collection of charismatic miracle prophets will this Easter be spoilt for choice. But it could also turn ...
Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa (photo:M. Chibaya).

Makandiwa church property seized January 16, 2014

Celebrity prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s United Family International (UFI) Church in Bulawayo is in trouble after the Messenger of Court seized some of its property over an undisclosed debt. In the event that the church fails to pay its dues today, the seized property is likely to go under the hammer ...

‘Tourists to descend on Zim for God?’ November 5, 2013

Engineer Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, is currently on a crusade in which he is preaching the gospel of what he calls “religious tourism”. In fact, he has gone a step further and unveiled a religious tourism policy which seeks to tap into the popularity of ...

Makandiwa launches television station October 21, 2013

Flamboyant United Family International Church (UFIC) founder Emmanuel Makandiwa will soon launch a television station dedicated to his ministry as he steps up efforts to capture a national audience. Makandiwa’s publicists all agreed the television station is a done deal. “It is true we have our own station now and ...

UFIC pays ransom September 18, 2013

A Kwekwe man was yesterday slapped with a 10-year jail sentence for kidnapping a four-year-old girl at Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s United Family International Church service in the town and later demanding a US$40 000 ransom. Andrew Musarurwa (23), Rumbidzai Chimimba (20) and a 17-year-old boy, all of Kwekwe’s Mbizo high-density suburb, ...

‘Witches’ seek out Makandiwa, Angel September 16, 2013

Two women charged under witchcraft laws after being found dressed only in skin tights outside a house in Budiriro last week have denied they are witches in their first interview from prison. Chipo Chakaja, 26, and her aunt Maria Moyo, 35, begged a newspaper to facilitate a meeting with the ...

Director accused of engaging in corrupt deal with Prophet Makandiwa acquitted September 3, 2013

`Former Chitungwiza Housing director, Jemina Gumbo, who was accused of corruptly allocating commercial stands to various people and organisations, including Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa, has been acquitted. Gumbo was facing 22 counts of criminal abuse of duty as she was accused of allocating stands without following laid down procedures. However, she ...
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