Bishop Israel Makamu will be taking the hot seat on TV show AmaBishop in an attempt to explain the relationship between him and his congregants.

In a teaser for the show he shared on Facebook, the conversation gets tense when the pastor is asked “how far is too far as a man of God having these young girls calling you daddy”.

Makamu tells the panel he takes “full responsibility for the conversation”.

This is after a leaked audio in which the host of TV show Rea Tsotella (Moja Love channel on DStv) can be heard asking a woman he refers to as “ngwanaka”) my child), to give him “something”.


Social media users inferred that he was asking for a sexual favour.

In the recording, he asks the woman: “Are you alone?”

When she says she has no company, the bishop asks her: “Otlo mpha (Will you give me)?”

The woman says no and stands firm in her response to Makamu, who begs for her to change her mind.

She tells him she will “give him” on Sunday.

“Wa bhora, ngwanaka (You are boring, my child),” he told her.

Makamu has denied the conversation between him and his “daughter” was sexual and further asked for forgiveness from his wife during a church service this past Sunday.