Prophet Bushiri in South Sudan for State visit: VP leads raucous welcome at Juba airport

Thousands of South Sudanese and Malawians broke the wire fence and forced their way into Juba International Airport in South Sudan on Tuesday evening just to get up close to South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG)  who is on a State Visit to the country.

South Sudan vice president welcomes Bushiri on arrival at Juba airport in South Sudan

Bushiri arriving at Juba airport in South Sudan

Bushiri arriving at Juba airport in South Sudan

Prophet Bushiri in a candid conversation with the South Sudan’s Vice President (R) and the Minister of Mining

Prophet Bushiri greets deputy Inspector General of South Sudan police while the Inspector General looks on

Cheering people at Juba airport in South Sudan to welcome Prophet Bushiri

Bushiri, fondly addressed as Major 1 or Papa by his followers, was welcomed at the airport by a team of senior South Sudan government officials led by the vice president, Dr James Wani Igga; the Minister of Finance; the Minister of Justice; the Minister of Agriculture; and the Speaker of Parliament.

State security officers struggled to protect the Prophet from the raging and thunderous masses who trooped in shouting Major One! Major One! Major.

Flags of Malawi flew the skies of South Sudan with different dances displayed at the airport as if it was a welcome of the Prince returned to take over the throne.

Prophet Bushiri landed in the country on the invitation of South Sudan president Savir Kiev who is courting him to invest in the country’s booming mining and agriculture sector.

The rich preacher Bushiri already has investments in oil and agriculture in South Sudan.

Top level talks

And on Tuesday night  he held investments meeting with the Minister of Finance, of Mining, the vice president and the governor of the Reserve Bank.

In the meeting, South Sudan officials sold, in well prepared documents, all key areas of investments in their country with a quest of courting his hand.

In his speech, the vice president appealed to Prophet Bushiri to consider their country as top priority because “South Sudan is a giant awakening.”

“We are reorganizing our economy and we are courting a number of key people. In Africa, your name, beside being a respected man of God, also resonates huge as an investor.

“We are moved by how much you have grown your bussinesses in few years and, because you are already here, we should take advantage of you,” he said.

The soft spoken and youth Prophet Bushiri hailed the wonderful gesture of South Sudan government and people as one of the kind.

He said he feels so good to be recognised as such because somehow it appears people don’t appreciate what he has achieved in yeears.

“It is phenomenal that there are still nations and governments out there that appreciate what we do and want us to help. As I say always, those who want help, our doors will always,” he said.

Bushiri in parliament

On Wednesday November 8, Prophet Bushiri will address South Sudan Parliament before proceeding to a crusade to he held at Juba International Stadium.

The President has even ordered that the service be aired live both of the national television and radio.

Asked why Prophet Bushiri is getting such a grand stately reception in South Sudan, his communication director Ephraim Nyondo told Nyasa Times forom Juba that  the Prophet has always been a great friend of this Africa’s great nation.

“South Sudan has gone through a terrific period of instability and war. Few people dared to stand with it in investments.

“However, Prophet Bushiri defied these odds and has helped the country a lot both in terms of helping it access loans and also making personal investments.

“He has been behind key investments in South Sudan in areas of infrastructure, education, extractive industry and recently energy,” he said.

The trip to South Sudan comes hot on heals of a much publicised meeting he has on Saturday at his Sparkling Waters Hotel and Spa in Rustenburg, South Africa, when he  led Malawians in special prayers for his native country, urging mindset change to achieve positive transformation.

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Thank you papa for visiting my country South Sudan may God brings peace in south Sudan enough is enough a lot of people loss their lives. may God protect people and the land as well. I like what you said that “I have come as a prophet to proclaim peace to you. God told me to come here and tell you that he has heard your yearn for peace and unity and it will be done,


who is this fake prophet robbing people of their money ? who prophesieze him in the bible ?


Maiko ena akupindira Malawi pamene A Malawi tikufuna anthu aku Sudan azatitukulire Dziko la Malawi kkkkkk kuzorowera kulandira zinyenyeswa. Please Malawi woke up


If it doesn’t make me money it doesn’t make sense . This guy is a broad day light Armed robber and it’s annoying Malawians just buy his nonsense with the little they have and he is able to fly in a private jet . 😂😂😂

Son of major 1. Edward banda
Son of major 1. Edward banda

Mathews 24:34 I love you my spiritual father. Those who talk let them talk and those who can appreciated let them do so. The fact in that, we’re unstopable, we’re moving forward and we’re taking over. We’re ECG, we’re family.


State visit? Is Bushiri president of a country ?


If a child washes his hands he will eat with kings.

Stephen Dak
Hi dear! Mr. Bushiri, thanks you so much for coming to visit South Sudan despite the contradictory messages that would block your decision. Yes, although I have never heard of you according the message I read you are well off on God hand and that is always encouraging for those who believe. Even though South Sudan like any other land in Africa it has its own destiny which most are not familiar with. It will be looking up on in all Africa, yes, forgive me if you do not find my statement understandable. It never happened before that one of… Read more »
Abraham Hussein Omar

I thank God for his great and Merciful servant that has come a long way from South Africa,. May God his the works of his hand. I would kindly like to appreciate your present here in South Sudan, and I really need especially consideration prayer from you prophet, man of God to heal me personal as I have gone through many unaccountably difficulties and yet I believed God will response one. Therefore since God has wanted, you this a time to presence yourself in Juba, through I will received a gesture of your healing in Jesus name, Amen.

Seth Kpaka Parakiti

Welcome prophet Bushiri! pray for South Sudan to have Peace and Stability I believe God is loving us through this Man of God life may change for better

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