video showing Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua predicting impending
military intervention in the government of a Southern African country
has been circulating like wildfire on social media in Zimbabwe.
The undated video shows the controversial cleric speaking to his
congregation at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos,
Nigeria about military plans to “get rid of a President in a region of
“The military are interested in embarrassing a President – either
they kill him or kidnap him,” Joshua says in the clip which has been
shared thousands of times on Facebook and WhatsApp.
“They are still having that plan to kidnap either a President or
Vice-President of that nation or the First Lady of that nation,” the
cleric stated, adding that this would cause “uproar”. Joshua said he
knew the country in question but would not directly name it lest it
leads to undue “pandemonium”.
events unfolded on Tuesday with the military taking power in Harare,
the prominent privately-owned Zimbabwean newspaper ‘NewsDay’ featured
the prophecy on the front page of their Monday 13th November 2017
edition, claiming Joshua had reiterated the prediction last week.
Online news portal Nehanda TV similiarly shared the video on Monday
with the title, ‘Is TB Joshua talking about a Coup in Zimbabwe?’ Since
the news broke of the Mugabe’s being placed under house arrest alongside
the return of ousted Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, many have
linked unfolding events to Joshua’s proclamation.
not a fan of ‘Prophets’ but hate him or love him, TB Joshua had ‘seen’
this coming,” wrote Zimbabwean Tich Ray on Twitter. However, Joshua’s
official channel ‘Emmanuel TV’ has yet to release any video concerning
This is not the first high profile prediction Joshua has given
concerning a Southern African President after the video of him
‘prophesying’ the death of Malawian leader Bingu Mutharika went viral in
2012 and led to an official judicial investigation by the Malawian
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