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2016 Oct.10: VMCI Annual Conference

Text and photos by Tumi Nkopane 30 Sept.-02 Oct. 2016 Mopani Lodge Pretoria I was sent by Zanele Muholi my photography mentor, to document one of Victory Ministry Church International’s (VMCI) annual conferences held at Mopani Lodge in Pretoria from 30 … Continue reading

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2016 March 25: VMCI unpacking the crucifixion of Jesus

Text by Lerato Dumse Photographs by Lizzy Muholi & Lindeka Qampi   Victory Ministries Church International (VMCI) held another successful annual three-day Easter Convention. Marianhill, founded by Abbot Francis is popularly known for its Roman Catholic presence was the town … Continue reading

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2015 Dec. 24: Remembering Magesh Zungu

by Lerato Dumse Dry eyes were scarce inside Denis Hurley hall, when Wandile Mkhize asked to speak during his mother’s memorial service. Diakonia Council of Churches Centre hosted Nombulelo “Magesh” Zungu’s memorial service, on Sunday December 20, 2015. Magesh is popularly known as “Mam’ Mfundisi or the first … Continue reading

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2015 Feb. 16: VMCI is a home away from home

by Tinashe Wakapila Red, Black and White are always the best definition of love and sharing. On February 15, members of Victory Ministries Church International (VMCI) looked bright, while wearing these colours. They were commemorating Valentine’s Day, which was celebrated … Continue reading

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2014 Dec. 21: Sealing the union of love

by Lerato Dumse  A generous dose of ululating, praise and tears of joy was dished out, during a two-part engagement ceremony at Victory Ministries Church International (VMCI). The last leg of Bathini Dambuza and Portia Dludlu’s engagement announcement (known as … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.5: Ishaya ngolunye unyawo I-VMCI kulonyaka

by Londeka Dlamini Ibandla lase Thekwini i-Victory Ministries International phansi kobuholi bukaMfundisi uZungu liza nezinguquko eziningi kulonyaka. Abazalwane babukeke bethokozile ukubuya enkonzweni kwazise bekuyiSonto lokuqala kulonyaka., iqale kamnandi lapho uMvangeli uMkhize ekhuthaza ibandla ngokuthi asikhohlwe ngokwenzekile ngonyaka odlule. Siqale kabusha kulonyaka … Continue reading

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6th January 2013: Victory Ministeries Church International (VMCI)

by Charmain Carrol Durban, KZN. South Africa 1st sermon of the year with Pastor Zenzi Zungu “God does not judge people based on their sexuality but by their work and what they do” – Pastor Z. Zungu of VMCI, Durban. … Continue reading

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