Apostle Chiwenga Hiding in Dubai

PROMINENT Zimbabwean preacher, Apostle Talent Chiwenga is allegedly hiding in Dubai.


According to multiple sources, Chiwenga fled Zimbabwe in March.


Chiwenga reportedly fled Zimbabwe after state security agents went after him at his homestead.

Chiwenga is popularly known for criticizing Zimbabweans in the diaspora.


He vowed multiple times that he would never ever flee Zimbabwe.


This is not the first time that the preacher, who has established a reputation of attacking government officials, has expressed fears that his life is in danger.


Chiwenga in July 2020 survived an accident that claimed the life of his wife and two other people.


In 2020, the preacher wrote to President Emmerson Mnangagwa begging for a meeting claiming that his life was in danger as he was being followed by alleged Military Intelligence Department and Central Intelligence Organisation operatives.


In 2018, Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga once warned Chiwenga against attacking senior government officials under the guise of religion.


“There are some who now call themselves prophets. There is this one who is called Talent,” he said.


“Let it end today. Let it end here, now.

“We don’t have that way where someone moves around attacking seniors, claiming to be worshiping God.

“God does not send you to insult others,” the VP said then.


Last year Home Affairs minister Kazembe Kazembe accused the preacher and others of being part of an “illegal and subversive bandwagon under the control of certain diplomatic missions”.


Chiwenga came to prominence after a series of pre-elections predictions where he claimed the election would be rigged and that a number of senior officials linked to the November 2017 coup would die in quick succession.