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Tanzanian Pastor who Mocked Kenyans Breaks Silence

Tanzania has been on the headlines in recent days due to the rapid increament in the cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. Tanzania recorded a total of 147 cases of coronavirus infection as of 17th April which was as a result of the latest additional 53 cases recorded in the country in the country.

A Tanzanian pastor known as Josephat Gwajima who is the Arch Bishop of Glory of Christ Tanzania Church (GCTC) has of late been accused by the people of Kenya and Rwanda for mocking them. The pastor claimed that these two countries have been recording high cases of coronavirus infection because of shutting down places of worship. Gwajima also claimed that there were no healing in Kenya because people do not go to church.

Speaking at a local radio station in Tanzania on Saturday morning, Gwajima was asked to give his reaction after recent accusations and how the infection cases have spiked in Tanzania. The pastor went ahead and stated that he was not aware if people were discussing him and that the world now has a common enemy which is coronavirus, adding that everyone should be focused on fighting the pandemic other than creating scenarios.

This comes after President John Pombe Magufuli declared 3 days of prayers and urged everyone in Tanzania to use these period to seek God's intervention during these difficult time of COVID-19. The ministry of health in Tanzania Led by Ummy Mwalimu is also urging everyone to continue adhering to the measures put across by the government in order to help curb the rate of infection in the country.


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Gwajima John Pombe Magufuli Josephat Gwajima Kenya Tanzania

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