THE remains of two Bulawayo worshippers that perished in the collapse of a guest house at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (Scoan) on September 12 are set to be repatriated for burial in the city this week.
SOUTH Africa yesterday repatriated the bodies of 74 people who died when a building collapsed at Nigerian preacher Temitope Balogun “TB” Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations more than two months ago.
Special mobile mortuary trucks are being sent from South Africa to Lagos today to collect the bodies of 81 South Africans, three Zimbabweans and one Democratic Republic of Congo national, who died in the Lagos church collapse.
THE wife of popular Nigerian prophet Temitope Balogun “TB” Joshua, Evelyn, reportedly visited the family of the Bulawayo woman who was among the three confirmed Zimbabweans that died when a hostel at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (Scoan) collapsed on September 12 killing about 115 people and injuring scores of others.
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has vowed to go ahead with planned street protests to pressure the Zanu PF government to address the country’s economic crisis saying he would not make political decisions or judgments based on prophecy.
THE 24 Bulawayo residents who were in Nigeria when a guest house belonging to prominent preacher Temitope Balogun “TB” Joshua collapsed on September 12 all returned home safely.
ZIMBABWE has instructed its embassy in Nigeria to establish if there were no locals at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (Scoan) compound that collapsed on Friday killing over 70 people.
HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa could have ruffled some feathers after urging a halt to travel to Nigeria for spiritual healing by locals, but his advice is very sound in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
THE government has discouraged Zimbabweans from flocking to Nigeria in search of spiritual healing saying such pilgrims are at risk of contracting the deadly Ebola virus, in an apparent warning to popular evangelist Temitope Balogun “TB” Joshua’s followers.