Marizka Coetzer
3 minute read
22 Jan 2021
4:40 am

Is Bushiri a false prophet, con artist, or downright crook?

Marizka Coetzer

Designer shoes, clothing brands and shady investments – all contributed to the luxurious and lavish lifestyle of Bushiri.

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Perhaps the self-proclaimed prophet in shiny shoes should lead by example and practise what he preaches instead of leading the blind to no man’s land while he not only laughs all the way to the bank, but mocks the South African justice system. Forget about Keeping up with the Kardashians and try keeping up with the Bushiri bunch. In October, I was sent to the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court to cover a case of fraud. Never did I anticipate what I saw or what awaited me. “Bushiri who? Can you eat it?” I asked the editor. I remember Googling the names...