The late Morgan Tsvangirai’s sister Miriro Tsvangirai (47) died at home on Friday after being discharged from Parirenyatwa Hospital due to the strike by nurses. Her brother Manasa told The Standard,
She was asthmatic and had heart complications. She was admitted at Parirenyatwa Hospital and we took her home when the government asked people to withdraw their relatives from hospitals following the strike by health workers. Read more
Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed Bishop’s miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him.
“You are hereby invested as a minister … This is a double tot,” he says of the remaining whiskey in the chalice.
He hands it to the new minister, who downs it. “Hallelujah!” shouts the congregation members who erupt in singing and dancing, swigging from bottles of beer. Welcome to Gabola Church, which celebrates the drinking of alcohol.
The South African church was started eight months ago and found an enthusiastic following almost immediately.
“We are a church for those who have been rejected by other churches because they drink alcohol,” Gabola’s founder and self-declared pope, Tsietsi Makiti, told The Associated Press.
“Gabola Church is established to redeem the people who are rejected, who are regarded as sinners. We drink for deliverance. Read more
Thai social media was in meltdown as pictures emerged of a man with a birth defect to his mouth and face marrying a beautiful woman. The woman identified as 21-year–old Bunmee is in love regardless of her partner’s facial deformities.
According to reports, no dowry was paid as the man has nothing to offer but his love and devotion. Read more