Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September 2019. But has he since been resurrected?
An image on Facebook shows a man with Mugabe’s face sitting up in a coffin. A jubilant crowd is seen behind.
The caption reads: “BREAKING NEWS! Mugabe amefufuka!” The Kiswahili is loosely translated as “Mugabe has risen.”
Photo from notorious Alph Lukau ‘resurrection’
But Mugabe’s face has been photoshopped onto the image.
A reverse image search shows that the original photo is among many others that went viral in February 2019 when Congolese televangelist Alph Lukau claimed to resurrect a man at his Alleluia Ministries International church in South Africa.
Lukau shared the photos on Twitter with a quote from the Bible: “Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us.”
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