Bushiri is now protected by UN protocols: Mpho Tsedu

24 November 2020, 4:50 PM
Recent developments regarding the case involving Prophet Sheppard Bushiri and his wife Mary have created a diplomatic nightmare, mainly for the Republic of South Africa. Revelations that the Bushiris were issued with diplomatic passports are fuel in the already raging inferno.
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The Hawks seek answers on how the Bushiris skipped the country 14 November 2020, 4:03 PM

The Hawks are investigating how Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife managed to defy their bail conditions and flee to their home country Malawi.

Lawyers confirm Bushiris’ escape from SA 14 November 2020, 1:39 PM

The lawyers for Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader prophet Shepherd Bushiru and his wife Mary have confirmed that their clients have skipped the country.

Bushiri and wife flee SA to Malawi 14 November 2020, 10:57 AM

Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary have fled South Africa and have traveled back to Malawi.

Bushiri, co-accused granted bail 4 November 2020, 12:30 PM

The Pretoria Magistrate's Court has granted Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary R200 000 bail each. Co-accused Landiwe Ntlokwana was given R100 000 bail and Zethu Mudolo R20 000.

VIDEO: Bushiri bail application judgment 4 November 2020, 10:37 AM

Judgment in the bail application of the leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church, Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary and three co-accused is being heard in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court

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Bushiri and co-accused to know fate on Wednesday 2 November 2020, 3:20 PM

Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader, Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary and three others will learn their fate on Wednesday when the Pretoria Magistrate's Court makes a ruling on their bail application.

The Bushiris to spend another weekend in jail 30 October 2020, 6:13 PM

Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader and self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri's bail application has been postponed yet again.

State pushes for Bushiri not to be granted bail 30 October 2020, 3:22 PM

The state in the case of the Enlightened Christian Gathering church leader and self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary and three others has argued that they should not be granted bail.

Court to rule on Bushiri bail application 30 October 2020, 12:02 PM

Supporters of the leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering church pastor Shepherd Bushiri are back at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court where he and his wife, Mary, are due to appear shortly.

Home Affairs to appeal halting of Bushiri’s retraction of permanent stay in SA 27 October 2020, 6:55 AM

The Department of Home Affairs says it will appeal a court ruling for it to halt the retraction of permanent residency status for Enlightened Christian Gathering church pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary 

ECG Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife are in South Africa illegally: Motsoaledi 26 October 2020, 7:07 PM

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed that ECG Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife are in South Africa illegally.

VIDEO: Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife’s bail hearing 26 October 2020, 9:00 AM

The bail hearing of Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary and co-accused Landiwe Ntlokwana continue in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court.

Bushiri and co-accused expected to continue with their bail application 26 October 2020, 6:04 AM

Enlightened Christian Church pastor Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary and three other co-accused Landiwe Ntlokwana, Willah and Zetu Mudolo, are on Monday scheduled to continue their bail application in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Shepherd Bushiri and wife to spend weekend behind bars 23 October 2020, 6:14 PM

Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his co-accused, his wife Mary as well as Landiwe Ntlokwana, will spend the weekend in custody at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre.

Media granted permission to broadcast Bushiri’s court proceedings 23 October 2020, 3:04 PM

The Pretoria Magistrate's Court has granted the media permission to broadcast live the court proceedings of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his co-accused.

VIDEO: Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife’s court hearing 23 October 2020, 2:54 PM

Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary, are applying for bail in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court.

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Traffic disrupted as Bushiri supporters gather outside the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court 23 October 2020, 9:58 AM

Supporters of self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, of the Enlightened Christian Church (ECG) have started gathering outside the Pretoria Magistrate's Court where Bushiri and his wife Mary are expected to appear on Friday morning.

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Court to hear Bushiri’s bail application 23 October 2020, 5:44 AM

Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary, are expected to apply for bail in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Friday morning.

Bushiri, wife and co-accused spend second night to jail 22 October 2020, 8:37 AM

The Enlightened Christian Gathering Church Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary as well as their co-accused Landiwe Ntlokwana have spent a second night in jail.

Bushiri’s bail application drags on 21 October 2020, 9:10 PM

The leader of the Enlightened Christian Gatherings (ECG), Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary, and the co-accused, Landiwe Ntlokwana, spent another night behind bars as their bail proceedings drag on. The three were arrested on Tuesday on charges of fraud, money laundering, and contravention of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act to the tune of R102 million.

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ECG members gather outside court ahead of Bushiri’s appearance 21 October 2020, 10:22 AM

Congregation members of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) have started to gather outside the Pretoria Magistrate's Court where their pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary Bushiri are due to appear on Wednesday morning.

Case against Bushiri and wife postponed to 16 October 27 July 2020, 6:26 PM

The fraud case against Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, and his wife, Mary, has been postponed for a pretrial conference to 16 October.

Bushiri, wife fraud case expected to start in Pretoria 27 July 2020, 9:13 AM

The fraud case against Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, and his wife, Mary, is expected to start in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday.

Bushiri thanks members, followers for sticking by him 1 January 2020, 10:00 AM

Leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has thanked church members, followers and the general public that attended the 2019/2020 crossover night service at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

Bushiri’s ECG congregants ready to cast their votes 5 May 2019, 3:00 PM

As the country gears up for the highly anticipated national elections, some congregants from Bushiri's Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church have changed their minds about not taking part in the May 8th elections.

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Bushiri, wife granted bail 6 February 2019, 9:35 AM

The Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court has granted Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary bail of R100 000 each.

Bushiri, wife to apply for bail on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 6:40 AM

Enlightened Christian Gathering leader, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary, will be back in court on Wednesday morning .

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Bushiri court case postponed to Wednesday 4 February 2019, 11:31 AM

The fraud and money laundering case of Enlightened Christian Gathering church leader prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary has been postponed to Wednesday.

Bushiri, wife set to appear in court on money laundering, fraud charges 4 February 2019, 8:10 AM

The Hawks say prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife will appear in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Monday on charges of money laundering and fraud amounting to R16 million.

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Bushiri and wife to appear in Pretoria Court on Monday 3 February 2019, 3:59 PM

The arrest of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) controversial church leader Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary did not affect the resumption of prayers and church service at the Pretoria showgrounds HQ on Sunday.