Controversial Nigerian pastor, and acclaimed Prophet of the Synagogue Church of all Nations, T.B. Joshua has claimed that he had prophesied in 2013 the ongoing xenophobia in South Africa. He claimed that he had warned South Africa then of a possible “youth revolt” which will lead to the death of ‘’certain people.’’
The video evidence of the claim posted on the official youtube channel of the prophet claimed that the prophecy came down on Sunday, 28th July, 2013. Introducing the video, a caption reads ‘’On Sunday 28th July, 2013, Prophet TB Joshua gave a prophetic warning to the nation of South Africa concerning a serious revolt led by youth which would cost lives. ‘’
In what appears like a flashback of the exact prophecy, the prophet in the video said, “Thank you Jesus. In the nation, South Africa, we should help them in prayer because I am seeing youth revolt,”
The video further quoted Joshua as asking the congregation to repeat his exact words, saying, ‘’ youth what?’’ and the congregation responded in unison’’ Revolt!’’
He said, “It will be very serious. A situation where youth will come out and… you learn that there is a protest. Some people were killed – certain people.”
South Africa is currently in the news for the wrong reason of xenophobic attacks. Report says hundreds of people have been displaced as angry black South Africans have resolved to chase foreign residents out of the country. So far, about five persons have been killed, while properties of African foreigners have been reportedly looted.
Most affected is Durban, the third biggest state in South Africa.