Malawian prophet Bushiri ranked amongst 10 most affluent Africa families

South African-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s family has made it on the Africa’s top 10 affluent families, a latest ranking published by africa.com over the weekend shows.

The africa.com, which is renowned for evaluating and ranking Africa’s richest families, ranks Prophet Bushiri ninth

The list titled ‘From business to arts, politics to religion’ which rates The Dosantos family of Angola as first, ranks The Bushiri’s family ninth with a wealth estimated at $200 million. Surprisingly, Bushiri’s family is the only with a short history to prosperity, an indication that it is one of the fastest growing in terms of wealth in Africa. They are above a Nigerian family, The Kuti, whose background to stardom is traced from around 1938.

In an interview on Monday afternoon, Ephraim Nyondo who is the communications director for the family’s investments welcomed the news with credit.

“Well, it’s both a recognition and acceptance to a larger influential community. We thank God because it can only be Him” said Nyondo speaking from Pretoria.

This is not the first time that Bushiri’s name appears among the richest individuals. In March last year, he was ranked amongst the richest evangelists in the world by the constative.com which is known for ranking celebrities, business and sports personalities. In that ranking, his wealth was estimated at $150 000.

Bushiri family’s journey to stardom dates back to the early 2000 through a ministerial mission that established the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) in Mzuzu city. Later, the church’s headquarters was transferred to Pretoria in South Africa where the prophet cum-businessman who plies his businesses with his wife Prophetess Mary Bushiri, established the Shepherd Bushiri (PSB) Investment. Among others, PSB owns PSB Network, a cell phone service network, The prophetic Channel Television Station, mines, hotels, real estates in many countries across Africa.

The africa.com, which is renowned for evaluating and ranking Africa’s richest families, ranks The Rupert Family of South Africa on second position. Another South African family The Oppenheimer is third followed by The Dangote Family and The Ibru Family, both from Nigerian on fourth and fifth positions. The Kenyatta family of Kenya is sixth while The Bakhresa family of Tanzania which runs food businesses in many African countries including Malawi is seventh. The Nguema family of Equatorial Guinea is eighth with a wealth estimated at $300 million, a million dollars a head of Bushiri’s family.

The ranking can be accessed on https://www.africa.com/most-affluent-families/

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Marc
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Job 1:3 ERV

He owned 7000 sheep, 3000 camels, 1000 oxen, and 500 female donkeys. He had many servants. He was the richest man in the east.

gringo
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zuma family with nkandla is number20

santana
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The other nine guys have a history on how they obtained this wealth. How did our man got it? Even his parents cannot explain how their son got this wealth. Not even 1 percent of Malawians can explain yet the young man has been reared and grown up here. The source of his wealth untraceable, therefore a bizzare, God did not take part in Bushiri’s richness.

Juju Malema
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kaya pa mfolo wolowa ku heaven zizakhala bwanji kaya

Charlie Hebdo
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Somewhere the info coming from Africa.com leaves alot to be desired. The top 20 in africa according to Forbes have wealth from 1 billion to 12 billion and they are: Dangote, Oppenhiemer, Adenoma, Rupert, Wiese, Nassef Sawiris, Naguib Sawiris, Do Santos, Rebrab, M ManHie shaun!? Any confirmation if truck is on the ship?sour, Bekker, Benjelloun, Y Mansour, Alakija, Motsepe, Akhanouch, Dewji, Y Mansour, Bakressa.. How is a millionaire among billionaires in Africa? The truth of the fact is our Bushiri is among the 10 richest clergy in Africa with wealth ranging from $5m to $10. Pls get facts correct before… Read more »
keith banda
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We, the Malawian family, are proud of you Major 1, for exemplary implementing Genesis 13:1, “So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, he and his wife and all that belonged to him, and Lot with him. Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.”

keith banda
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We, the Malawian family, are always proud of you Papa, for you exemplary implement God’s Word, as in Genesis 13:1, “So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, he and his wife and all that belonged to him, and Lot with him. Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.”

mathews malata
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nanga banja langa lili panumber chani ? kkkkk achaponda number 11 ku mulanje

Jesus is LORD
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Titus 1:7-11 – For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers. For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision: Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not,… Read more »
Jesus is LORD
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By the way. “Filthy lucre” means when you will do anything for money. Again, behold… Bushiri.

Aubrey Monjeza
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I doubt if Bushiri has surpassed Dangote Africa’s richest man.

Nullify
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Can’t you see there that his number 9 and Dangote 3 read before commenting baba

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