United Family International Ministries

Chitungwiza residents sue Makandiwa’s church for encroaching on property December 18, 2012

Three Chitungwiza residents Sibambaniso Kundai, Onismo Muzhingi and Robert Tandi have sued Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa‘s UFI church for allegedly encroaching into their commercial stands in constructing its multi-million-dollar chapel in Chitungwiza, ca 30 km south of Harare. The plaintiffs’ lawyers, Matipano and Matimba Legal Practitioners, filed the court case on December 7 ...

Woman takes married UFIC pastor to court seeking child support December 18, 2012

Cynthia Shungu Tapera took married United Family International Church pastor to court seeking child support. Their illicit affair is now the talk of Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s church. The woman is suing  Mutare-based Jacob Tembo and says he was not much of a Man of God but was great in bed. Pastor Tembo refused to comment on ...

The Makandiwas invite you to the Victorious Ladies Convention in Harare (Jun 29-30) June 29, 2012

Victorious Ladies Convention — United Family International ChurchDates: June 29-30 Venue: Harare City Sports CentreSpeaker: Prophetess R. Makandiwa, featuring Prophet E. MakandiwaTime: 5 pm-8 pm Contact: +263-4-252473 ...
A man walks past the church built by Prophet Makandiwa’s UFIC near Chitungwiza Town Centre. Photo courtesy of Nehanda Radio.

Makandiwa gets green light from Chitungwiza municipality June 7, 2012

The Chitungwiza municipality has cleared Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s United Family International Church to complete construction of its mega church in the town. “Council also acknowledged and accepted your application for the allocation of 19770 in retrospect, where you are already constructing a church. Council has also agreed that you continue ...

Before I came to this church, my life was a mess and I was jobless February 16, 2012

reprinted with amendments and additions from The Sunday Mail As early as 7 am on a Sunday morning, the City Sports Centre in Harare is already a hive of activity as people jostle to take seats for a church service. One might be deceived into thinking that the service is already ...
United Family International Ministries truck parked in front of Rainbow Towers in Harare.

Makandiwa gives Mercedes-Benz to one of Mahendere Brothers December 27, 2011

reprinted from Nehanda Radio Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa sprang a surprise when he splashed newly-weds Michael Mahendere and Vimbai Nyatsambo with a Mercedes-Benz E320 during the couple’s wedding at Paradise Gardens at the weekend. The ceremony witnessed Michael, who is a member of the famous Mahendere Brothers gospel group, tying the ...

High Court allows Makandiwa to procede with church construction in Chitungwiza November 4, 2011

According to Daily News, Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa yesterday won a High Court reprieve to continue constructing a church in Chitungwiza when Justice Tedius Karwi ruled that an application challenging the construction was not urgent. MDC chairman for Chitungwiza Alexio Musundire and some Zengeza residents had sought the High Court’s intervention ...

Dhewa’s unfinished business with Makandiwa October 19, 2011

Tongai Moyo Dhewa, a gifted Zimbabwean musician, who had been giving this nation hit after hit for over a decade, left a void that will certainly be hard to fill. He was faithful to the grave and during his last days on earth he engaged the celebrated Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa. ...

Makandiwa’s mentor to arrive from UK October 12, 2011

Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng, Emmanuel Makandiwa’s mentor, will visit Zimbabwe next week to attend the “Breaking the Cycle of Negativities” church conference. Boateng’s visit follows Makandiwa’s international trip, which included the UK, where he met his spiritual father Boateng, founder and overseer of Power Chapel Worldwide. According to Makandiwa’s Church. United ...
Lovemore Chiponda and Prophet Makandiwa (right).

The ‘battle’ of prophets April 1, 2011

According to H-Metro Zim, Lovemore Chiponda, a self-confessed Apostle, failed Sunday in his attempt to put the powers of Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa to the test. Lovemore Chiponda (39) claims to be a direct descendant of early Rozvi priest Gombwe Chandada. The distinctly direct man added rather confidently that no one ...