Hell fire as ‘miracle’ pastors dodge oversight

26 February 2019 - 08:00 By Jeff Wicks
Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, who chairs the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, said there was dire need for a peer review mechanism.
Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, who chairs the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, said there was dire need for a peer review mechanism.
Image: Veli Nhlapo

Charismatic pastors behind a string of bizarre and unvetted miracles – which draw millions in untaxed tithes – are the ones fighting the hardest to avoid legislative oversight, all because they have the most to hide.

Just hours after Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries brought a “dead” man back to life during a church service, Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, who chairs the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, said there was dire need for a peer review mechanism.

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