Apr 7, 2018

Zimbabwe 'Bans Prosperity Prophets' Broadcasts' 

Peace FM
April 6, 2018

 Zimbabwe's state broadcaster has banned programmes by so-called "prosperity prophets", reports the private Daily News paper.

It quotes the head of radio at Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), Albert Chekayi, as saying he has temporarily suspended such broadcasts while he investigates listeners' complaints.

Prosperity prophets preach about the "prosperity gospel", which links wealth to Christianity.

They say the stronger one's faith and the more one gives to the church, the more wealth one will ultimately receive from God.

Such clerics have been critisised for making money out of poor people.


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