Robert Mugabe

Johanne Marange followers thank Mugabe for unwavering support

January 15, 2013
Members of the Johanne Marange Apostolic Church in Bocha, Marange in eastern Zimbabwe have received Robert Mugabe’s campaign maize seed under the Presidential Well-Wishers Special Agricultural Inputs Scheme. The inputs earmarked for the church’s farm project were handed over by Chimanimani Senator Monica Mutsvangwa who thanked the church members for ...

Religious leaders visit Chimoio massacre sites in Mozambique

January 15, 2013
At least 45 bishops and pastors from the Midlands Province toured the Chimoio shrines in Mozambique around Christmas time and declared the land redistribution programme initiated by Zanu-PF as a necessary move that should not be reversed. They said reversing the land reform programme or backtracking on the indigenisation and ...

Amai Mugabe should help Zimbabwe’s anointed people of God on a friendly visit to North Korea

December 14, 2012
Donating goods and food at Midlands Children’s Home recently, Zimbabwe’s First Lady Mrs Grace Mugabe has challenged Christians to translate their words into action.  Some time before, Grace Mugabe broke down into tears after Pastor David Mabvuramiti dedicated a song to her at the ZAOGA-organized women’s conference at Glamis Arena Stadium in Harare.  The choir sang, “Amai ...

Mugabe’s spiritual father: media is key in promoting peace

November 1, 2012
NewsDay reports that Roman Catholic Father Fidelis Mukonori, SJ, President Robert Mugabe’s spiritual father, described engaging in hate speech as primitive. “Hate speech is primitive. And this is 2012. Hate speech is not acceptable,” he said during a workshop on the state of journalism in Harare  recently. Mukonori said there was need to deliberately ...

Five years on, Anglican Archbishop of York is critical of Mugabe. Invokes SADC citizens to lobby their leaders

August 22, 2012
Earlier this month, the Anglican Archbishop of York (second only to the Archbishop of Canterbury) has warned against easing sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Dr John Sentamu said in an article in The Times that he was “not convinced […] the time had come to weaken international opposition to ...

Catholic Archbishop Robert Ndlovu on justice, lack of trust, Pius Ncube and Robert Mugabe

August 9, 2012
The Standard deputy editor Walter Marwizi was granted an exclusive interview with Archbishop Robert Ndlovu. Archbishop Ndlovu heads the Harare archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church which covers 63,555 square kilometres and boasts a Catholic population of close to 500,000 people. WM: What is the state of Roman Catholic Church in Zimbabwe: Is it growing ...

US right-wing report adds oil to homosexuality and religion in Africa debates

August 1, 2012
Christian evangelical groups in the US are attempting a “cultural colonisation” of Africa, opening offices in numerous countries to promote attacks on homosexuality and abortion, according to an investigation by a liberal thinktank. American religious organisations are expanding their operations across the continent, lobbying for conservative policies and laws and ...

Do we in the church just remain silent? Do we have a plan to do anything at all?

July 29, 2012
Benjamin Freeth is a Zimbabwean farmer and human rights activist from the district of Chegutu (ca 120 km southwest of Harare). Together with his father-in-law, Mike Campbell, he rose to international prominence after 2008 for suing the government for violating rule of law and human rights in Zimbabwe. This process was documented in the 2009 film Mugabe and the ...

Book presentation: “Ted Rogers: Jesuit, Social Pioneer and AIDS Activist in Zimbabwe – A Memoir” (Aug 2)

July 11, 2012
Ted Rogers: Jesuit, Social Pioneer and AIDS Activist in Zimbabwe – A MemoirDate: August, 2Time: 6:30 pm for 7:00 pm Venue: St Anne’s Chapel (next to the Monastery Church), Mariannhill, (South Africa?)Speakers: South African cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Durban Wilfrid Napier OFM, Professor Philippe Denis OPContact: 031 201 ...

Bishop Gandiya warns faithful. Politicians try to gain from Anglican feud

June 27, 2012
President Robert Mugabe has been drawn into the fight for the control of the Anglican Harare diocese, with some politicians promising members of the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) that they will facilitate access to him. The feud between the Bishop Chad Gandiya-led diocese of the CPCA and the Anglican ...
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