Bushiri resumes maize distribution: Malawi govt embraces prophet’s charity

The South Africa-based Malawian Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) on Wednesday flew into Malawi where he personally helped distribute bags of maize  -a staple-food  in the nation – to thousands of people in 10 villages in the Traditional Authority (T.A) Chitukula in the rural Lilongwe to mark the resumption of his charity initiative which was suspended recently.

Bushiri in releif action, carries maize for donation doing God's work

Bushiri in releif action, carries maize for donation doing God’s work

Bushiri had complained that he was facing obstacles from Malawi government in his maize distribution and wrote a strong worded letter to President Peter Mutharika protesting.

He resumed his humanitarian crusade  assisting the poor through his charity, Shepard Bushiri Aid (SBA) following the Malawi government clearance on the exercise.

There has been calls by Members of Parliament in the National Assembly, asking the millionaire celebrity preacher to keep helping the starving citizens as hunger bites hard, mostly to the poor.

On Wednesday, Bushiri distributed thousands of 25 Kilogram  bags of maize at Dedza Private Primary school at Area 25 in the capital Lilongwe and told the people that  the initiative was not meant for political reasons arguing that he believes in God who love hence is sharing the little he has to people.

“I feel good to back in Malawi, my home to save God’s children through maize distribution following government endorsement over the exercise. I am here to show God’s love. This initiative it’s not meant to score political mirage because I believe in God who sends me to do this work whole heartedly,” said the Man of God who is famously called ‘Major 1’.

Prophet Bushiri who was physically distributing the maize to the villagers said he will keep on giving out maize  to Malawians, saying  he was sourcing the maize in Zambia and other SADC countries.

The ruling  Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Member of Parliament and comedian Bon Kalindo (Winiko) , former ministers Ralph Kasambara and Brown Mpinganjira were seen helping Bushiri carrying bags of maize to the beneficiaries in Lilongwe.

Other notable people were politicians Hophmally Makande, Pika Manondo and Halima Daudi.

Bushiri’s humanitarian support has taken him to Zomba, Lilongwe-Nathenje but failed to finish the exercise in Karonga due to government political bickering over the exercise.

He has also assisted inmates at Mzuzu Prison.

Bushiri will proceed to Mchinji and Salima on Thursday and Friday respectively as thousands villagers are expected to receive 25 kilogram of maize for free.

The Prophet is making a difference and has touched and changed many lives, thousands have been fedand while the critics talk and question if his motives are genuine or not,  people are eating Nsima and they are thankful.

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Hi,um looking a good job in my life. Pilz prayer for me.in Jesus name.Amen


To Simiai and other people who have negative critics about my father you don’t have to approve what the true man of God Major1 is doing for he woks for God’s approval not us. He knew even before starting the project that you will oppose but because he doesn’t have our interests at heart he is still continuing his Godly assigned exercise. Papa Major1 Prophet Shepherd Bushiri well done proud of you

Halord Dzuwa

My Malawi why jerous we can’t appriciate the what the man of God is doing to our fellow citizens. Mumangokhala ndi mtima wankhaza basi. Prophet please continue your charity work that’s good leadership. Ndi mphatso yapadera iyi. Munthu ukatsogozedwa ndi mzimu oyera umazindikila vuto lanzako ndipo umadzuka ndikuchitapo kanthu. Continue man of God

mark matayo



apetara m nati munacoka open era ku america osathandiza anthu bwanji mathanyula basi ,misonkho ya anthu ija amagonapo acimwene anu munaika kuti?


Pliz Pliz Pliz Africa’s lets swallow our Pride and stop Jealous what ever pple they a saying about Bhushiri is not gone wrk.lets appreciate the gud wrk which is doing only. l respect u Papa what every they say about u in Malawi u don’t give up u a still going back to help. l which they can surrender. And support u Papa we lv.

Chilungamo Chimawawa

the guys who comment rubbish of Bushiri here will die before reaching age of 45, mark my words. Bushiri is a true man of God, not APM

Joseph Ojesi

Lets Learn To Say Thanks When It Is Needed Malawian Not Politicising Everything.Anthu Oipa Inu


dat’s. principle of prosperity ” giving & receiving” bushir wil get more out of what he’s giving now.God Blec him.


@Simiai Chinguereze
You have a very good observation ! Not long ago, we were informed of this man’s link with JB.
He has also been accused by his congregation by duping them of thousands of money for selling prayers which have been found ineffective.
You will see that he won’t distribute maize in Mulanje, Thyolo, Chiradzulu where Lhomwes are and I say if he does, don’t receive maize from the man with questionable circumstances. We can not eat maize if the money that has been used to buy is under probe .

Geoffrey Lwanja

We will always live with skeptics like you,but life still goes.It was the same with Jesus.

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